Jim Rutherford isn't getting fired. Nor is he quitting. I've been told that definitively, right from the Penguins' brass. Mike Johnston isn't getting fired, either. Heard that tonight.
The Rangers are just so sound, so stout defensively. I feel compelled, in all candor, to start right there in describing the Penguins' 2-1 defeat in Game 3.
The puck struck Maxim Lapierre with maximum velocity right in the ... um ... "Honestly, I have no idea," the Penguins' fiery fourth-line center told me.
It's never enough that the Penguins lose in the Stanley Cup playoffs. No, it's always got to come with the standard set of narratives attached, too.
BY DEJAN KOVACEVIC NEW YORK — Roundup of a lot of randomness from a lot of time around our teams … • Barring some unforeseen reversal in the performance of...
The Penguins will lose in four. Let's start with that as the default outlook for this first-round Stanley Cup playoff series that gets going tonight at Madison Square Garden.
Marc-Andre Fleury gulped a giant chug of water, exhaled loudly, then slumped back in his stall late Saturday night inside First Niagara Center's visiting locker room.
There's backing into the Stanley Cup playoffs, and then there's backing up over Niagara Falls.
BY DEJAN KOVACEVIC Kris Letang will not play again for the Penguins this season, “even if we make a deep run in the playoffs,” general manager Jim Rutherford told DKonPittsburghSports.com...
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These Penguins could have come away with so much from this sensational setting with the Senators, in essence a single-game cauldron.
There is so much that can be so easily explained, even excused about the Penguins' current crunch or collapse or whatever you'd choose to call it.
BY DEJAN KOVACEVIC Roundup of a lot of randomness from a lot of time around our teams … • Wes McCauley is, by every measurable account, a rising star in...
No doubt, there was a whole lot to hate about the Penguins' flat-lined 4-1 loss to the are-they-really-rivals-if-they-always-win Flyers last night at Consol Energy Center.
For four excruciating minutes of overtime Sunday night, the Penguins' most skilled forwards were relegated to the same status as the standing, roaring 18,620 citizens.
The sickening crash of Kris Letang to the Consol Energy Center ice will and should override anything else accompanying the Penguins' 3-2 comeback over the Coyotes.
BY DEJAN KOVACEVIC Roundup of a lot of randomness from a lot of time around our teams … • Don’t worry about Olli Maatta. He certainly isn’t. Sure, the Penguins’...