The Pittsburgh Penguins are halfway to the ultimate goal of hoisting the Stanley Cup, but before they get to that point, they have to go through the Boston Bruins.
Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.
Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.
The battle for the Stanley Cup rages on. Keep up with your favorite team’s playoff schedule.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Any kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.
The NHL playoffs are off to a heart-pounding start with a record 17 games going to overtime in the first round.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy says, “Is anybody dumb enough to believe that the whole reason they want their shot is to get into the shower with a bunch of other guys?”
Hours after helping the Penguins demolish the New York Islanders, Pittsburgh winger Matt Cooke stops by with Vinnie & Cook for his weekly appearance on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
An ornery-sounding Red Wings coach Mike Babcock tore down his team’s play, ripped into the opposing team’s goalie, and got up in arms over an innocuous comment.