2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – How the Conn Smythe Trophy will be won

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – How the Conn Smythe Trophy will be won

Have we ever discussed how the Conn Smythe Trophy might be the NHL’s weirdest award? Let’s start with the hardware itself. In 1964, the trophy was donated to the NHL by Maple Leaf Gardens, to be awarded to the Stanley Cup playoffs MVP and as a bauble to honor Hockey Hall of Fame-inducted builder Conn … Read more

Rangers, Penguins recovering for Game 2 after 3OT thriller

Rangers, Penguins recovering for Game 2 after 3OT thriller

GREENBURGH, NY — The New York Rangers stayed off the ice Wednesday, recovering after losing the longest game ever played at the current Madison Square Garden, 4-3 in triple overtime to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Tuesday. Their page was turned. “Move on, get ready for the … Read more

Domingo likely to start for Penguins against Rangers in Game 2

Domingo likely to start for Penguins against Rangers in Game 2

NEW YORK — Louis Domingo likely will start for the Pittsburgh Penguins against the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Madison Square Garden on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; TNT, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT). He would be the 30-year-old goalie’s first start in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Domingo … Read more

After upper-body injury, New York Rangers’ leading scorer Artemi Panarin ‘ready to go’ in Round 1

After upper-body injury, New York Rangers’ leading scorer Artemi Panarin ‘ready to go’ in Round 1

NEW YORK — Leading scorer Artemi Panarin was back at practice on Sunday and will return to the New York Rangers lineup on Tuesday, when they open up their first-round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Panarin left the Rangers’ 4-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes last Tuesday at Madison Square Garden with an upper-body injury. … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Rangers vs. Penguins first-round preview

2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Rangers vs.  Penguins first-round preview

(2M) New York Rangers vs. (3M) Pittsburgh Penguins Rangers: 52-24-6, 110 points Penguins: 46-25-11, 103 points Season series: NYR 3-1-0; PIT 1-3-0 Game 1: Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS, MSG, ATTSN-PT) The New York Rangers won three games against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a span of less than two weeks from March … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29

Here are the Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29: Eastern Conference Tea Tampa Bay Lightning will clinch the No. 3 seed in the Atlantic Division and an a first-round matchup vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruinss will clinch the first wild card and a first-round matchup vs. the Carolina Hurricanes … Read more

Crosby says playoffs could be Penguins core’s last chance at Cup

Crosby says playoffs could be Penguins core’s last chance at Cup

CRANBERRY, Pa. — Sidney Crosby has played 16 of his 17 NHL seasons for the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of a core with Evgeny Malkin and Kris Letang. That could soon change. Crosby understands the Stanley Cup Playoffs might be the core’s final chance to win the Stanley Cup for the fourth time. Malkin and … Read more

Confident team’s ‘future is in good hands,’ David Morehouse steps down as Pittsburgh Penguins CEO

Confident team’s ‘future is in good hands,’ David Morehouse steps down as Pittsburgh Penguins CEO

PITTSBURGH — Penguins CEO David Morehouse stepped down Wednesday, ending a 16-year run with the franchise that included three Stanley Cup titles. Morehouse did not provide an explanation for his decision in a release. The Penguins changed ownership last fall when Fenway Sports Group bought the club from Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux and Ron … Read more

David Morehouse Steps Down as CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins

David Morehouse Steps Down as CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Fenway Sports Group (FSG) today announced that David Morehouse has stepped down as CEO of the Penguins. David Morehouse said, “After sixteen amazing and rewarding years as a senior executive with the Pittsburgh Penguins, I am stepping down today as president and CEO. “I want to thank Ron Burkle and Mario … Read more

Edmonton Oilers Can Secure Home Ice against Pittsburgh Penguins (5pm MT, SNW)

Edmonton Oilers Can Secure Home Ice against Pittsburgh Penguins (5pm MT, SNW)

On the 51st night of the 2021-22 NHL season, the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 and improved their record to 16-5. The loss dropped the Penguins’ record to 10-8-5. The Oilers won that game without Darnell Nurse, Cody Ceci or Duncan Keith. All three were injured and replaced by William Lagesson, Markus Niemelainen … Read more