Two teams that appeared to be in disarray not so long ago have emerged from the harsh wilderness of the Stanley Cup playoffs to reach the final, and who doesn’t like a story about redemption, regrouping and bushy playoff beards? The San Jose Sharks, who have accomplished more than ever when the...
The Pittsburgh Penguins made the change that altered their season in mid-December. That's when general manager Jim Rutherford decided that his floundering team would benefit from a coaching change. Out went Mike Johnston and in cameShow More Summary
With the Stanley Cup Final set to start on Monday, it is a good time to take a moment and look at the forward-line combinations used by the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks. Thus, the following slideshow ranks each team's four...Show More Summary
Two-time Olympic forward Phil Kessel failed to make the final cut for the United States’ World Cup of Hockey roster Friday, a day after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Final. In passing over the 10-year NHL veteran, Team USA officials filled the final four forward spots with Columbus’ Brandon Dubinsky, Toronto’s James […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins have long been known for the talent on their roster. The combination of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin made them the envy of most teams in the league because either one or both of those players could put on an...Show More Summary
So many smiles from Phil.
The 2016 Stanley Cup Final is officially set, as the Pittsburgh Penguins will look to get back atop the NHL and the San Jose Sharks gear up for their first trip to the sport's grandest stage. The Penguins and Sharks split their two regular-season meetings, but the two sides have not played since Dec. Show More Summary
It will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins. San Jose got through the Western Conference the same way Pittsburgh got through the East: with plenty of depth and speed to kill. The final will feature the three top playoff scorers in the Sharks’ Logan […]
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Also: More tornadoes strike the central U.S.; dozens of Secret Service agents are disciplined for accessing a Congressman's records; and Pittsburgh will meet San Jose in the NHL Stanley Cup finals.
The Stanley Cup Final is all set after the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday night. They'll join the Western Conference-champion San Jose Sharks in hockey's...Show More Summary
Very little is certain when it comes to the 2016 Stanley Cup Final, aside from the fact we now know the series that starts Monday night will be a battle between the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks. As difficult as it is to predict...Show More Summary
The parallel with 2009, the last time the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup, is striking. The Penguins of that year (2008-09) fired their coach during the regular season, replacing Michel Therrien with Dan Bylsma. The Pens were said to have an unhappy superstar in Sidney Crosby, who had underachieved to that point. Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009 thanks to two Bryan Rust goals that gave the team a 2-1 home win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final at...Show More Summary
A rookie propelled Pittsburgh to their fourth Cup Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins have a date with the San Jose Sharks in the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh rode two goals by rookie forward Bryan Rust to a 2-1 win in a Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals was consistently one of the most thrilling NHL games of the season. Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Penguins outlasted the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday night, advancing to the 2016 Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins will face the Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks beginning...Show More Summary
The winner of Game 7 on Thursday will play the San Jose Sharks for the Stanley Cup. It will take one final game to decide the winner of the Eastern Conference Final. The Penguins and Lightning will face off in Game 7 tonight, which is set for puck drop at 8 p.m. Show More Summary
A trip to the Stanley Cup Final is on the line Thursday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Tampa Bay Lightning. On Tuesday, the Penguins raced out to a 3-0 lead. They held off Tampa's third-period charge, added two late goals...Show More Summary
It’s about time.