• Penguins top Jackets to clinch playoff berth

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Mar 29, 2014
    PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Penguins would clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs if they get at least one point against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche can clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday. Here are the scenarios: The Penguins clinched their eighth consecutive postseason appearance with Friday's 2-1 victory over the Blue Jackets. Ryan Johansen scored a power-play goal at 2:40 of overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night. Neither Fleury nor Curtis McElhinney of the Blue Jackets – the fifth consecutive backup goalie the Penguins have faced – was beaten in that period, either. These teams entered on opposite ends of the playoff spectrum, with the Blue Jackets taking the ice in a four-way tie for two Eastern Conference wild cards. Carolina is mathematically alive for just its second postseason berth since winning the 2006 Stanley Cup, but the Hurricanes who entered seven points behind that cluster of four teams The division winner with the most points in the conference will be matched against the wild-card team with the fewest points; the division winner with the second-most points in the conference will play the wild-card team with the second-fewest points.
    • Penguins clinch playoff spot with 2-1 win over Blue Jackets

      Two goals in a 47-second span in the third sent the Penguins past the Blue Jackets 2-1 and secured a postseason berth.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Bennett returns from injury, scores goal that clinches playoff spot

      COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Fifty-one games had gone by since the last time Beau Bennett had scored a goal, and that's quite a drought for a top-six forward.
    • Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios: March 28

      The Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche can clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday. Here are the scenarios: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Penguins would clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs if they get at leas...
      Source: NHL.com
  • Jackets beat Canes in OT, aid playoff push

    Ryan Johansen scored a power-play goal at 2:40 of overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Penguins center Goc (foot) to miss 3 weeks

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Marcel Goc will miss three weeks with a foot injury.

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