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2 hrs ago | Coshocton Tribune

Jackets must play to their strengths to survive against Penguins

Many around the NHL wondered if the youthful Blue Jackets were ready for the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Eastern Conference

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pens Labyrinth

Pittsburgh's Playoff Defense Gone Awol

Apr 16, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang dives to knock the puck away from Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen during the third period in game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Rob Scuderi, Brooks Orpik, Olli Maatta, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Penguins overcome Blue Jackets for 4-3 win in Game 1

The Penguins got a stiff test from the Columbus Blue Jackets but prevailed, 4-3, in the opening game of their best-of-seven, first-round playoff series tonight at Consol Energy Center The Blue Jackets took a 1-0 lead at 6:20 of the first period.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Jussi Jokinen, Mark Letestu, Brandon Sutter, Beau Bennett, NHL Players

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Pens' Olli Maatta Is Ready For First Cup Run

Pittsburgh Penguins Defenseman Olli Maatta joined the Cook and Poni Show on Tuesday afternoon to preview the Pens opening game of the Stanley Cup playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets in his first run for a Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, Olli Maatta, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Evgeni Malkin

The Miami Herald

Stanley Cup Playoff Preview - Pittsburgh vs. Columbus

Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton continued his strong start with a double in the first inning and a 2-for-4 night against the Nationals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Rob Scuderi, Chris Kunitz

Pensburgh

Get to Know a Blue Jacket: Ryan Johansen

For part of our preview of the Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets series, we profile a couple of important but perhaps lesser known players that may be the difference between winning and losing.

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Related Topix: Sports, R.J. Umberger, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division

Erie Times News

Real season just beginning for Penguins

And if the Pittsburgh Penguins can't find a way to extend their season into the final days of spring, ultimately forgettable.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, James Neal, Jussi Jokinen, Pascal Dupuis

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Why the Pittsburgh Penguins made the playoffs

It's playoff time once again, and for the Pittsburgh Penguins that means another division title and another shot at claiming Lord Stanley's Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chris Kunitz, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Atlantic Division

Pensburgh

Penguins Playoffs 2014: One Big "If"

I don't believe anyone would objectively say that is an outlandish statement, even if they don't necessarily agree.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Joe Vitale, Brandon Sutter, Chuck Kobasew, NHL Players

Lincoln Daily News

Senators Beat Penguins For Fifth Straight Win

The Ottawa Senators won't be participating in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2011 but at least they could go into the offseason on a high note.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Jussi Jokinen, Chuck Kobasew, Evgeni Malkin

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ESPN

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

If all you looked at was the regular-season series between these two geographic rivals -- thrown together in the same division this season thanks to realignment -- then you'd presume the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins will have their way with the underdog Columbus Blue Jackets after winning all five regular-season games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Rob Scuderi, Brooks Orpik, Olli Maatta, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players

Pensburgh

Setting the Record Straight on the Penguins and Possession

Some analysis heading into the playoffs has analyzed each playoff team's possession metrics since the Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Ice Hockey

Sat Apr 12, 2014

BleacherReport

Pittsburgh Penguins with the Most to Prove in the Postseason

As the 2013-14 regular season concludes, the Penguins and their fans can finally look ahead to what analysts like to call "the second season" - the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Olli Maatta, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Brooks Orpik, Beau Bennett

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

To play or not is tricky question for injured players

Injured Penguins forwards Evgeni Malkin, Joe Vitale and Chris Conner skated hard and in full gear with team strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar before practice Friday at Southpointe.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Harry Zolnierczyk, Chris Kunitz, Mario Lemieux, Joe Vitale, NHL Players

Philly.com

Flyers face Penguins in potential playoff preview

If the Flyers are going to make a Stanley Cup playoff run, they will have to end a puzzling late-season trend: fizzling in the third period.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Hartnell, Wayne Simmonds, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Pensburgh

Looking back on the questions of 2013-14 season

When the season begun we asked three questions for the Pittsburgh Penguins season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Beau Bennett, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin, Jussi Jokinen

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Brandon Sun

Letang shows Penguins glimpses of impact he could provide in return from stroke

Pittsburgh Penguins' Kris Letang is seen during an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets in Pittsburgh on Feb. 11, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Brooks Orpik, Jussi Jokinen, NHL Atlantic Division, Detroit Red Wings

Winging It In Motown

CSSI Analysis: Red Wings 3 - Penguins 4

Shots were 37-24 for the Wings, but PIT went 2/4 on their power play and Detroit failed on their two chances.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, James Neal, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Jussi Jokinen

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pensburgh

Recap: Pens win in a gimmick

The Pittsburgh Penguins get the win, but the Detroit Red Wings clinch a playoff spot in Wednesday night's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Craig Adams, Jussi Jokinen, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players

Sporting News

Kris Letang is ready; Penguins star to play after stroke

"After a lot of begging and asking me questions about when he can play, tonight's the night," Shero said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Rob Scuderi, Brooks Orpik, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin

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