Tag Archives: pittsburgh penguins

  • Pens Win! Even Series With Wings

    Pens Win! Even Series With Wings

    Total Pro Sports – Just when it looked all too much like 2008, the Pittsburgh Penguins used back-to-back penalty kills to change the script and defeat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2, evening the 2009 version of the Stanley Cup Finals at 2-2. It had looked like the Wings seized control of the game early in […]

  • Thank You Pens For Giving Us A Series

    Thank You Pens For Giving Us A Series

    Total Pro Sports – It wasn’t technically an elimination game last night for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but it may as well have been.  Down 2-0 in the series to the Detroit Red Wings, the Penguins found themselves tied 2-2 after two periods last night at home, but played the do-or-die third like you’d expect a […]

  • Don Cherry Does His Best Dos Equis Impression

    Don Cherry Does His Best Dos Equis Impression

    Total Pro Sports – It all begins with the quote, “Here in Detroit, Michigan, and across the NHL, his reputation is expanding faster than the galaxy.”  Sound familiar?  It’s CBC’s knock-off version of the popular Dos Equis XX commercials.  An who is playing “the world’s most interesting man” this time?  None other than the pink-suited […]

  • Bad Breaks Have Penguins Down 2-0 To Wings

    Bad Breaks Have Penguins Down 2-0 To Wings

    Total Pro Sports – After two games, they have outshot the Detroit Red Wings, a feat that is not easily accomplished by most NHL teams, but they have still yet to beat them in this year’s edition of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Blame it on the schedule, the refs, or the goalies.  Whatever the […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/31/09 – Chris Osgood

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/31/09 – Chris Osgood

    Total Pro Sports – Playing against Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby can be a goalie’s worst nightmare, but that is not exactly the case in this year’s Stanley Cup Finals.  In fact, for Detroit Red Wings netminder Chris Osgood, it seems more like an incredible dream.

  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Time For Revenge?

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Time For Revenge?

    Total Pro Sports – It all began on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.  Now, three rounds, fourteen series, 43 days, 70 games, and a whole lot of bruises later we are left with the final two teams in the NHL playoffs, one of the most demanding post-seasons in professional sports.  In the 2009 edition of the […]

  • Not Impressed With The Stanley Cup Finals Schedule?  Blame Conan!

    Not Impressed With The Stanley Cup Finals Schedule? Blame Conan!

    Total Pro Sports – Okay.  So we don’t want to be hard on Conan O’Brien.  But we will take it out on NBC, as their fingerprints are all over the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins.  After Darren Helm’s overtime winner clinched the Wings berth in […]

  • Cam Ward’s Blunder Marks The End Of Hurricanes’ Playoff Run

    Cam Ward’s Blunder Marks The End Of Hurricanes’ Playoff Run

    Total Pro Sports – With 1:30 left in the first, the Canes were close to completing a strong period and going into the dressing room tied 1-1.  That was before a harmless looking Maxime Talbot wrist shot deflected off the stick of Anton Babchuk and somehow made it past Canes goalie Cam Ward at what […]

  • Malkin Scores A Beauty, Two Others, In Pens Win

    Malkin Scores A Beauty, Two Others, In Pens Win

    Total Pro Sports – What better way to cap off a great night than scoring a hat-trick goal that is also the play of the night, en route to leading your team to a 7-4 victory.  Evgeni Malkin had one of those nights yesterday, and his parents were in attendance to enjoy every minute of […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/21/09 – Evgeni Malkin

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/21/09 – Evgeni Malkin

    Total Pro Sports -  The Pittsburgh Penguins took full advantage of home ice, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals 7-4, taking a 2-0 series lead.  Another night at the rink, another offensive outburst for the Penguins, and this time it was Evgeni Malkin’s turn to lead the way.

  • 10 Things We’ve Learned Halfway 2 The Stanley Cup

    10 Things We’ve Learned Halfway 2 The Stanley Cup

    Total Pro Sports – After the thrilling victories of Detroit and Carolina Thursday night, the Conference final match-ups have been set.  In the East, the Pittsburgh Penguins are back to defend their title against the Carolina Hurricanes, while the Detroit Red Wings will look to do the same against their rival, the Chicago Blackhawks.  Should the Penguins […]

  • With Two NHL Game 7′s Left, One Has To Be Great…Right?

    With Two NHL Game 7′s Left, One Has To Be Great…Right?

    Total Pro Sports – Anyone who is a fan of the game of hockey had to be looking forward to last night’s battle between Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.  Oops.  I mean the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins.  With the exception of Penguin fans, it also seems fair to say that all who tuned […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/13/09 – Sidney Crosby

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 05/13/09 – Sidney Crosby

    Total Pro Sports – It was the NHL series that fans around the world dreamed of.  A Stanley Cup  game 7 playoff match up between 2 of the worlds greatest hockey players; Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.  The only problem one team decided to show up for the game, as the Pittsburgh Penguins won the […]

  • Ovechkin’s Cheap-shot Parade In Game 4

    Ovechkin’s Cheap-shot Parade In Game 4

    Total Pro Sports – Alex Ovechkin almost always makes an impact on the game.  He usually does so with his scoring, or setting up goals, and sometimes it may just be his checking, hard skating and intensity level that has an effect.  But last night in game 4 of the series between the Washington Capitals […]