Penguins


 Dan Bylsma tries to drive a point home during a timeout in the second period Saturday night.

Ron Cook: This one loss about as bad as they come for Penguins

Sure it's only one setback in a seven-game series, but the Penguins looked far from a great team Saturday night against the Blue Jackets.

about 20 hours ago


Penguins work overtime -- for a loss

With all the added intensity of playoff hockey, so, too, can come a long, long night, as it was Saturday for the Penguins and Blue Jackets.

about 20 hours ago


Blue Jackets rise up with special teams

The Penguins owned the top power play and one of the top penalty-killing units, but the Blue Jackets earned a 1-1 split with special teams.

about 20 hours ago


 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on Columbus' R.J. Umberger, a Plum native.

Penguins notebook: R.J. Umberger back in lineup for Columbus

Plum native R. J. Umberger returns to Columbus lineup after missing series opener against Penguins with undisclosed injury.

about 21 hours ago


 Penguins' Brian Gibbons scores his second goal in the first period against the Blue Jackets at the Consol Energy Center.

Blue Jackets beat Penguins in double OT, 4-3

It took Columbus 14 years to win a Stanley Cup playoff game. Today, it probably seems worth the wait.

about 21 hours ago


 Penguins winger Beau Bennett celebrates his goal Wednesday night with Brandon Sutter, left, and Matt Niskanen, right.

Nastiness missing from Penguins-Blue Jackets, at least for the moment

The Penguins know familiarity breeds many hacks and slashes in the NHL playoffs, even if that was not obvious in Game 1 against Columbus.

1 day ago


 The Penguins' Kris Letang (58) and fellow defenseman Matt Niskanen seem to be moving in opposite directions after Game 1 against Columbus.

Gene Collier: Dan Bylsma makes his own power play

Kris Letang was criticized by coach Dan Bylsma for his play Wednesday night, and the defenseman acknowledged he made a lot of mistakes.

1 day ago


 Sidney Crosby reaches for the puck against the Blue Jackets' Fedor Tyutin in the first period of Game 1 Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center.

Dubinsky, Johnson try to stop Penguins' Crosby

Sidney Crosby shrugs off Columbus' tactic of using Brandon Dubinsky and Jack Johnson to try to shut him down in their first-round series.

1 day ago


 Penguins winger Jussi Jokinen is congratulated by Olli Maatta after scoring against the Blue Jackets in the first period Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Olli Maatta gets lesson on playoffs' intensity

Young defenseman Olli Maatta finds that after a slow, nervous start, his first playoff game was pretty much what he expected.

1 day ago


 Penguins winger Beau Bennett, left, celebrates his goal in the second period Wednesday night against the Blue Jackets.

Third-line dance likely to continue for Penguins

Game situations likely will determine the left winger on the third line for the Penguins throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs.

2 days ago


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