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For the first time in years, are the Pittsburgh Penguins actual…

For the first time in years, are the Pittsburgh Penguins actually – gasp – playoff underdogs?

thehockeynews.com post-gazette.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Hockey News this week revealed its collective pre-playoff pick to win the 2014-15 Stanley Cup (hint: team name rhymes with Grandpa Jay Whitening), but as an individual who was part of that process, I can tell you I wasn’t leading the charge for the …
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  • Ron Cook: Penguins wouldn't win Stanley Cup without Kris Letang

    Ron Cook: Penguins wouldn't win Stanley Cup without Kris Letang

    Former Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is a very wise man in ways that go beyond football. That’s why it wasn’t surprising when he described the team’s 24-20 win in 2004 at Dallas as a “Pyrrhic victory.” It lost nose tackle Casey Hampton and …
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  • Top five potential free agent NHL coaches this summer

    Top five potential free agent NHL coaches this summer

    thehockeynews.com 13 hours ago
    With this NHL off-season having the weakest class of unrestricted free agents in recent memory, the biggest names that change teams more than likely are going to be behind the bench. Some of the potential coaching free agents will depend on the regular-…
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  • Penguins notebook: With few alternatives, team poised to stick …

    Penguins notebook: With few alternatives, team poised to stick with five defensemen

    post-gazette.com 15 hours ago
    Penguins coach Mike Johnston sounds as if he is prepared to continue dressing only five defensemen for as long as necessary.
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  • Ouch! NBCSN analyst Engblom gets stitches after struck in foreh…

    Ouch! NBCSN analyst Engblom gets stitches after struck in forehead by puck in Sharks-Pens game

    NHL.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - NBC Sports Network analyst Brian Engblom needed stitches after taking a puck to his forehead late in the second period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. Penguins star ...
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  • Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz shows signs of shaking slump for Penguin…

    Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz shows signs of shaking slump for Penguins

    post-gazette.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Here’s a guess at the exchange Saturday between Penguins winger Chris Kunitz and linesman Steve Barton after a high stick from Kunitz bloodied Barton’s mouth and knocked him out of the game against the Arizona Coyotes:
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  • Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    Why the Penguins should trade Sidney Crosby for the No. 1 pick

    thehockeynews.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Before any Pittsburgh fans go and get their jerseys in a jumble, just pause for a second, take a deep breath and think about it: if the Penguins fail to get back to the Stanley Cup final for the sixth straight season, what else is left for the franchise…
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  • On the Penguins: 4-5 not pretty for nine home playoff series

    On the Penguins: 4-5 not pretty for nine home playoff series

    post-gazette.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    The Penguins have competed in nine playoff series in the past five springs.
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  • Malkin says, 'We play so bad right now'

    Malkin says, 'We play so bad right now'

    post-gazette.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    Evgeni Malkin did not mince words Friday in a frank assessment of the Penguins.
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  • Penguins' struggles continue with 5-2 loss vs. Hurricanes

    Penguins' struggles continue with 5-2 loss vs. Hurricanes

    post-gazette.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    RALEIGH, N.C. — The Penguins could have blamed their latest loss on Cam Ward, and perhaps they would have had a point.
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  • Watch Cam Ward rob David Perron with magnificent glove save (Vi…

    Watch Cam Ward rob David Perron with magnificent glove save (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    Cam Ward has shown over his career that he’s pretty good with the glove. On Thursday night, during Carolina’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, David Perron was his latest victim. With the Canes holding a 2-1 first period lead, Sidney Crosby found P…
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  • Gene Collier: More goals a must, and not just for Penguins

    Gene Collier: More goals a must, and not just for Penguins

    post-gazette.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Much of the lament over the sluggish scoring across the NHL accrues to the fact that its goaltenders all look as though they have just come from a shopping spree at Bed Bath & Beyond.
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  • Winnik latest Penguins winger to flank Crosby

    Winnik latest Penguins winger to flank Crosby

    post-gazette.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Sidney Crosby has dished passes to a lot of linemates through the years, but usually settles in with preferred wings on his left and right by this point in a season.
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  • Penguins notebook: Johnston questions effort of some

    Penguins notebook: Johnston questions effort of some

    post-gazette.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Penguins coach Mike Johnston questioned the “compete level” of four to five players Tuesday night after an overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues, but never called the players out by name in remarks to the media.
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  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.
  • Video - Devils Blank Penguins 00:57

    Devils Blank Penguins

    Mar 17
    Cory Schneider had 35 saves in the Devils' 2-0 win over the Penguins.
  • Video - Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return 01:00

    Red Wings Crush Penguins In Crosby's Return

    Mar 15
    Marek Zidlicky had a goal and two assists in Detroit's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins 01:23

    Crosby Late Scratch, Penguins Fall To Bruins

    Mar 14
    Tuukka Rask had 30 saves in the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Penguins.

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