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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.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury handled the spotlight Wednesday night, but the pressure isn't not going away anytime soon.
Columbus center Ryan Johansen was quiet in the opener, but the Penguins will be wary of him as their first-round series continues.
A fierce postseason series could help develop a rivalry between the Penguins and their 'neighbors,' the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Beau Bennett's mid-game switch from first line to third line, right wing to left wing, pays instant dividends.
For 21 minutes, the Columbus Blue Jackets had Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series against the Penguins exactly where they wanted it.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs....