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Wednesday | Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta Snubbed From Calder Trophy Nomination

Taking a quick break from the playoffs, the nominations for the Calder Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL 's top rookie, were announced on Wednesday, and there was one name that was surprisingly left off the list.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Olli Maatta, NHL Players, Brooks Orpik, Paul Martin, Deryk Engelland

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Star Phoenix

Rail delays hinder emergency response, says mayor

Three Saskatoon high school students taking pictures for a photography class got more than they bargained for when they made a disturbing discovery.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Star Phoenix

Replace temporary foreign workers program with immigration, incentives: critics

Three Saskatoon high school students taking pictures for a photography class got more than they bargained for when they made a disturbing discovery.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division

Northern Michigan News

Pens, Jackets hope to end blown leads in Game 4

In a Stanley Cup playoff series marked by teams giving up two-goal leads, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi says it's time to get selfish.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, NHL Players, Sidney Crosby, Mark Letestu, Brandon Sutter

Pensburgh

Areas for Improvement

The Pittsburgh Penguins are up 2 games to 1 in their series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but have blown leads and have relied on major comebacks to be in the position they are in.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, NHL Players, Sidney Crosby, Paul Martin, Evgeni Malkin

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shelly Anderson's Penguins hockey chat transcript:

Guest: I know you arent on the coaching staff but can you maybe provide any insight as to why the PP seems to have regressed? Multiple bad passes through CBJ PK that get intercepted by Sid, Geno etc.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Craig Adams, Beau Bennett

WPXI

Kovacevic: Penguins still waiting on Crosby, Malkin

I don't care, honestly, that Rob Scuderi has been reduced to a rusty turnstile. Or that Kris Letang is a botched assignment or bad penalty waiting to happen.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mario Lemieux, Paul Martin, Craig Adams, Brandon Sutter, NHL Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Penguins blow two-goal lead, fall to Blue Jackets in double overtime

The Blue Jackets overcame an early two-goal deficit to defeat the Penguins, 4-3, in double-overtime in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Saturday night at Consol Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Paul Martin, NHL Players, Brian Gibbons, Sidney Crosby, Joe Vitale

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Nastiness missing from Penguins-Blue Jackets, at least for the moment

It likely would be different -- a lot different -- if the guy wearing No. 19 was, say, Scott Hartnell instead of Ryan Johansen.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, Sidney Crosby, Jussi Jokinen, Tanner Glass, NHL Players

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

Penguins Feeling Pressure Of Lofty Playoff Expectations

You could see it in the early moments of Game 1 with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Pens were tight and their play showed it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Craig Adams, NHL Players

The Cannon

Experience Matters: Penguins Edge Blue Jackets 4-3

For only the second time in franchise history, the Blue Jackets are playing on ice with the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo emblazoned beneath.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newark Advocate

Jackets blow lead, fall to Penguins

Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson, left, reacts with center Brandon Dubinsky after Johnson scored during the first period of an Eastern Conference first-round game Wednesday at Pittsburgh.

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

Brandon Sun

Penguins rally after slow start, slip past Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

Columbus Blue Jackets' Ryan Murray shoots during the first period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Kevin Stevens, Brandon Sutter, Beau Bennett, Derek MacKenzie, NHL Players

BC Interruption

NHL Playoffs 2014: Boston College Alumni in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

This is a pretty weak series for BC connections. Tommy Cross plays for the Providence Bruins, while rising sophomore Ryan Fitzgerald is a Bruins pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Fitzgerald, NHL Players, Brian Gibbons, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, Chuck Kobasew

MSNBC

Pressing question: How much pressure is on the Pens?

The lack of wins over quality opponents - neither the Sens nor Isles are in the playoffs this year - speaks to a larger issue facing the entire Penguins organization, prior to what could be the most important postseason in franchise history: There was running into the Halak wall in 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, Mario Lemieux, Tomas Vokoun, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Matchup: Penguins vs. Blue Jackets

Containing Sidney Crosby, who earned his second NHL scoring championship and has 105 points in 82 career playoff games, would be enough of a challenge for Columbus, but the Blue Jackets also will have to worry about doing damage-control against the likes of Chris Kunitz, James Neal and, from all indications, Evgeni Malkin.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Sidney Crosby, Paul Martin, Mark Letestu, NHL Players

Sen Shot

Pittsburgh Pengiuns Vs Columbus Blue Jackets Series Preview

Mar 28, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Taylor Pyatt battles for the puck with Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson and goalie Curtis McElhinney at Nationwide Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Taylor Pyatt, Sidney Crosby, Tomas Vokoun, NHL Players, Evgeni Malkin

BleacherReport

5 Reasons for Pittsburgh Penguins Fans to Be Optimistic About the Playoffs

Last year, the Pens advanced all the way to the Eastern Conference Final only to be swept by the Boston Bruins , the first time the Pens were swept in the playoffs since the Bruins did it in 1979.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Paul Martin, NHL Players, James Neal, Pascal Dupuis, 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, Chris Kunitz, Paul Martin

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WPXI

Penguins to rely on new guys during playoff run

Seven players to appear in a game last postseason are not part of this playoff puzzle for the Penguins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Olli Maatta, Mario Lemieux, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

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