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Kris Letang was criticized by coach Dan Bylsma for his play Wednesday night, and the defenseman acknowledged he made a lot of mistakes.
Compared to recent playoffs, first-round opener looked and felt very different from its immediate predecessors.
The Penguins need to play more like the Penguins in the playoffs than play like the Flyers.
Avoiding the Flyers in the first round of the playoffs is likely a good thing for the Penguins, who rarely respond well to their archrivals.
Pedro Alvarez says he is making progress as a hitter -- his game-winning three-run home run against the Cubs is helping to prove it.
Even though the Pirates hit five home runs Wednesday night against the Chicago Cubs, the offense could still use a shot in the arm.
Wrigley Field, spot of the Pirates' win Tuesday, still holds plenty of vivid memories for a ballpark that has been around for a century.
After a trying opening series, the Pirates bringing their bats to the ballpark Friday night was a nice sight to behold.
You sure don't want to be drawing many conclusions based on the first 1/81st of the Pirates season, but they need to score more runs to win.
It didn't take long Tuesday night for the Penguins to start playing down to their competition and look even more mediocre than Carolina.
Wherein Gene laments the sorry physical state and whopping financial price of big-league pitching.
If the Penguins can find more of that time-travel business come playoffs in three weeks, maybe they can jump all the way back to 2009 form.