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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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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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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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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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Same plot, different opponent for Penguins
That night, Detroit was in town. The Red Wings were a possible first-round playoff opponent for the Penguins and remained so after earning a point in a 4-3 Penguins shootout win.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
'There's lots of hockey left in Brooks Orpik,' says Pens coach
What place, if any, he has in the Penguins' plans beyond this season is not clear, and both sides apparently are content to keep it that way.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Thunder Bay's Source
Thunder Bay's Robert Bortuzzo has a career-high 10 assists in 54 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Penguins penalty-killers spot encouraging signs
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- There was much for the Penguins to celebrate after a 4-2 victory Thursday night in Winnipeg.
What Paul Martin's return means for the Pittsburgh Penguins' defense
Mercifully, Paul Martin made his return against the Winnipeg Jets last night after sitting out 18 games with a broken hand he sustained during the Olympic Games in Sochi.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Winnipeg Jets Return Home To Face Pittsburgh Penguins: Preview
It was a long five games for the Winnipeg Jets , but the challenges keep coming, even though they have returned: the Pittsburgh Penguins plan to crash the housewarming party.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Penguins notebook: Martin, Letang on different paths
Neither defenseman dressed for the Penguins' game against Los Angeles Thursday night at Consol Energy Center -- Martin missed his 15th game in a row because of a broken hand and Letang sat out his 20th in a row because of a stroke -- and it's not known when either will rejoin the lineup.