The Pittsburgh Penguins have fought and clawed their way into the playoffs, but if they aren't able to fashion 3rd period comebacks (0 on the season) or score power play goals (3 for their last 64), it's likely going to be a short stay in the tournament. With or without Sidney Crosby.
A fairly radical proposal for Mario Lemieux and the Penguins: suck it up and pay a big fine for what Matt Cooke did. Lemieux proposed organizations suffer consequences for bad behavior, so why not take the lead and follow the words with actual action?
Sidney Crosby's recovery from a concussion finally takes a tangible step as the Penguins superstar skates on his own today. What might it mean for his recovery timetable?
Dan Bylsma has done his finest job this season without his key players and the Penguins have rewarded their coach with a three year contract extension.
Evgeni Malkin is gone and Sidney Crosby is still hurting. Now is Marc-Andre Fleury's chance to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins hold firm today on the NHL's trading deadline, making no further trades. The team already made a splash last week acquiring Neal, Niskanen and Kovalev for the stretch run.