With an overtime goal by Brooks Orpik in Game 6, the Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Sidney Crosby’s eye-popping goal provided the exclamation point in a 4-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday night as the Penguins took a 3-2 series lead.
Hockey fans aren’t short on opinions and certainly not during the playoffs. When the top seed is tied with the eighth seed after four games, the fans have lots to talk about.
The Islanders are playing like a confident bunch. And after evening up their best-of-seven playoff series against the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins, they’re talking like one, too.
The Pittsburgh Penguins return home tonight for Game 5 of their opening round series against the New York Islanders.
“I’m not happy, that’s for sure,” Fleury said softly. “It’s frustrating.” It could soon be worse for Fleury, who might be the backup goalie when the Penguins host the Islanders in Game 5 of the first-round series on Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to push the New York Islanders to the brink of elimination when the puck drops for Game 4 tonight.
The Islanders’ rallying cry is “Believe.” Even the most ardent of supporters might find that optimism difficult following Sunday’s home loss to the Penguins.
A renowned doctor from Maryland mysteriously dies, and then comes word she was poisoned with cyanide. Now the FBI is stepping in to help with the investigation.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
What the past two weeks have proven is that Big Ben is one of the more valuable players in the National Football League. He means about as much to the Steelers as anyone means to one team. With him out, the Ravens will roll on Sunday.
Jacoby Jones returned a punt for a touchdown, Justin Tucker kicked two field goals and the Baltimore Ravens took control of the AFC North with a 13-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.