36 min ago
Why have so many NHL playoffs gone to overtime in 2013? | Colin Horgan
The NHL playoffs have already seen a record number of overtimes in the first round and 20 in total.
2 hrs ago
Why Doesn't Bylsma Keep Iginla With Crosby?
When Penguins' GM Ray Shero brought in winger Jarome Iginla - it was assumed that he would be skating alongside captain Sidney Crosby on the top line.
3 hrs ago
Senators snatch win in 2nd OTMay 21, 2013
Colin Greening wore six stitches on his left cheek, and a wide smile, after Ottawa's double overtime playoff victory against Pittsburgh.
Mon May 20, 2013
Mile High Hockey
May 19 Playoffs Thread
Another broken, but full, day of hockey ahead of us today as the Eastern Conference semis get their showcase.
The New York Times
Slap Shot: Spezza's Long-Awaited Return Lifts Senators
Jason Spezza made his much-anticipated return to the Ottawa lineup Sunday night in the Senators' 2-1 double-overtime victory over Pittsburgh.
Senators Ups and Downs: Playoffs Week 3
Ups and downs is a feature that looks at the individual performances of the Ottawa Senators during the past week.
Globe and Mail
Sorry, hockey fans. Canada's NHL woes can't be blamed on the loonie
After a couple of first-round defeats, the Ottawa Senators are now the lone Canadian team still standing - and they're in tough against one of this year's favourites to win the Cup, the talent-laden Pittsburgh Penguins.
Greening's goal in 2nd OT lifts Sens over Pens
This year's commencement at Boston College looks to be notable for who will be there, as well as who won't. The federal government is moving ahead with plans to sell a tiny island east of New York City, where experiments on dangerous animal diseases have been conducted since the 1950s.
Sun May 19, 2013
Penguins' power play goes dim
The Penguins went 0 for 6 on the power play against Ottawa at Scotiabank Place, failed to convert on a 5-on-3 situation and then allowed a backbreaking short-handed goal with 31 seconds left in regulation that led to overtime and a 2-1 loss in the second overtime.
Penguins Notebook: Extra equipment isn't the cause of Crosby's slump on faceoffs
Going into Game 3 of the Penguins' second-round series against Ottawa Sunday night at Scotiabank Place, Crosby was 71-82 on faceoffs, a success rate of 46.4 percent.
Report: Pens Sign Prospect Defenseman Nick D'Agostino
The Pittsburgh Penguins and GM Ray Shero announced Saturday that they have signed defenseman Nick D'Agostino to a two-year entry-level contract.
Round 2, Game 3 Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Ottawa Senators
Well, it says prepare yourself for awesomeness. The return of Jason Spezza to the lineup is huge for the Senators .
Marc-Andre Fleury's status only blip on radar
Just a week removed from the violent turbulence of this postseason's first round, the Penguins have reached a comfortable cruising altitude, even as they keep their seat belts buckled, but since the FAA prohibits more than three aviation metaphors in any lead paragraph, we probably should start talking hockey.
Sat May 18, 2013
Penguins Notebook: Not many quirks in Senators' rink
The Penguins' second-round playoff series against Ottawa relocates to Scotiabank Place tonight, and that means the Senators will have the usual advantages of playing at home, like a supportive crowd and coach Paul MacLean being able to make the final personnel changes.
Crosby, Ovechkin and Tavares named Hart Trophy finalists
Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh and Washington's Alex Ovechkin are once again finalists for the Hart Trophy, while John Tavares of the New York Islanders is also in the running for the NHL's Most Valuable Player.
The Globe and Mail
Spezza will return to Senators lineup for Game 3
Ottawa Senators Jason Spezza looks on during team practice in Ottawa Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Eric Staal suffered MCL sprain, avoids surgery
Canada's Eric Staal, shown here after a knne-on-knee collision with Sweden's Alex Edler on Thursday, was diagnosed with a third-degree MCL sprain.
Eight unheralded contributors in second round
They are the players whose national ink comes in thimbles, not barrels. They get the occasional "attaboy" mention, but after most games they are otherwise left alone by the folks holding microphones or notepads.
Brenden Morrow's contribution a big one
On a night when Sidney Crosby recorded his second career playoff hat trick and created a buzz around the hockey world with his jaw-dropping performance in the Penguins' 4-3 victory against Ottawa in Game 2 of their second-round series Friday night, it was up to the player with the worst plus-minus rating on the team to score the winning goal.
Fri May 17, 2013
Crosby hat trick lifts Pens to 2-0 series edge over Sens
Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby tends to step it up a notch when playing in the postseason, especially against the Ottawa Senators.