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The Penguins’ last best hope is the venue tonight, Madison Square Garden, where they’ve won three of their past five playoff appointments.
After scoring first, holding a lead through the first period, all at home, the Pens still find themselves at the edge of the playoff cliff.
If the Penguins have a home ice advantage at the Consol Energy Center, it's not apparent, especially in the playoffs.
With that kind of scoring, the Penguins could make it an interesting firsr-round series against the New York Rangers.
With so little offense, perhaps the Penguins need to use Crosby and Malkin together more often if not always.
In the opening game of what could be a short series, the Penguins were punchless once again as they lost to the Rangers, 2-1.
They didn’t just do it on the mound, or the field, or at the plate — the Pirates played a complete game in their 10-2 win at Milwaukee.
Perhaps it’s too early to grouse about the banged-up Pirates, but a 1-4 start to the season certainly isn’t encouraging.
Pedro Alvarez crushed a home run and drove in another run Friday in Milwaukee for the Pirates’ first win of the season.
Penguins GM Jim Rutherford says injuries/illnesses won’t affect the coach’s job security if the Penguins miss the playoffs.
It's only what happens from tonight forward that matters, and much of what soon becomes evident will portend nothing.
This was just another Flyers win in the gorgeous building the Bullies so adeptly haunt along Fifth Avenue — the House That Giroux Built.
Penguins aren’t warming up for playoffs against playoff-bound teams, and that might turn out to be a problem.
Tara Kreiger finally was able to see her Penguins play up close Saturday at Consol Energy Center.