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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.
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.
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.
Plum native R. J. Umberger returns to Columbus lineup after missing series opener against Penguins with undisclosed injury.
It took Columbus 14 years to win a Stanley Cup playoff game. Today, it probably seems worth the wait.
The Penguins know familiarity breeds many hacks and slashes in the NHL playoffs, even if that was not obvious in Game 1 against Columbus.
Kris Letang was criticized by coach Dan Bylsma for his play Wednesday night, and the defenseman acknowledged he made a lot of mistakes.
Sidney Crosby shrugs off Columbus' tactic of using Brandon Dubinsky and Jack Johnson to try to shut him down in their first-round series.
Young defenseman Olli Maatta finds that after a slow, nervous start, his first playoff game was pretty much what he expected.
Game situations likely will determine the left winger on the third line for the Penguins throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs.
BOSTON (AP) -- Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened
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