Archive for May, 2013

Deep Penguins finding success with role players (The Associated Press)

By at 27 May, 2013, 1:09 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tanner Glass started every game for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the regular season, his grit providing the fourth line with a rugged presence to take some of the heat off superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.


NHL 14: Sergei Bobrovsky vs. Martin Brodeur for EA Sports cover (Puck Daddy)

By at 27 May, 2013, 12:57 pm

Oh, the hubris of EA Sports, using the silhouette of a skater as the placeholder for their NHL 14 cover. Turns out, it’s going to be a goaltender that graces the cover of this venerable video game series’ next edition:
EA Sports announced on Mond…


What We Learned: That’s why Jonathan Toews is a legendary leader (Puck Daddy)

By at 27 May, 2013, 8:24 am

Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.
True leaders i…


Sharks top Kings 2-1 to force Game 7 in West semis (The Associated Press)

By at 27 May, 2013, 1:18 am

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings have followed a familiar pattern for six games: The home team scores first on the way to the win.


Pens making best of time off before East finals (The Associated Press)

By at 26 May, 2013, 2:37 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cleared to play without a plastic apparatus protecting his lower face for the first time since returning from a broken jaw, Sidney Crosby said he’ll need a few days to adjust.


Penguins blow out Senators again, advance to Eastern Conference finals (Puck Daddy)

By at 24 May, 2013, 8:57 pm

Canada, you may want to sit down.
The Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the Eastern Conference finals Friday, eliminating the Ottawa Senators — the last remaining Canadian team — with a decisive 6-2 victory in Game 5.
With that, an American club …


Coyotes GM Maloney signs contract extension (The Associated Press)

By at 24 May, 2013, 4:41 pm

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Don Maloney has held one of the most unenviable positions in sports the past four years, trying to build a roster with no owner and a skimpy budget.


NHL Three Stars: Neal, Iginla lead Penguins in Game 4 rout (Puck Daddy)

By at 22 May, 2013, 10:01 pm

No. 1 Star: James Neal, Pittsburgh Penguins
As part of their 7-3 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 4, Neal scored twice, including a power play tally, and assisted on an another as the Penguins took a 3-1 series lead. The goal were Neal’s first si…


NHL Roundup: Canucks fire Vigneault, Sutton retires (The SportsXchange)

By at 22 May, 2013, 5:00 pm

The Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday fired head coach Alain Vigneault and assistant coaches Rick Bowness and Newell Brown, according to TVA’s Louis Jean, reported


15-year vet defenseman Sutton retires (The Associated Press)

By at 22 May, 2013, 12:03 pm

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Veteran defenseman Andy Sutton has retired, ending a 15-year career beset by injuries.