Now THESE are the Penguins we’ve come to know and love. After a 4-1 victory Wednesday night, the Penguins have won back to back games again proving they haven’t disappeared. A game in which the Penguins played their style of a hockey was one they were determined to win and they did just that. Goalie Matt Murray was looking for a bounce back game after … Continue reading Recap: Penguins 4, Canadiens 1
Don’t worry, I’ll save you some time in case you felt that you read that wrong: the Penguins beat the Capitals 8-7 in OT. 8-7!! This game had the feeling of a playoff game throughout. The crowd was playoff loud. The players were into it. Oh yeah, and let’s not forget the scoring… 15 goals were scored in this game. 9 were scored in the … Continue reading Recap: Penguins 8, Capitals 7
Many people in America and in other parts of the world view the new year s a clean slate. A time to reset and better yourselves in the new year. For most, these goals called “new year’s resolutions” are never met or completed. Athletes, on the other hand don’t get to just “reset” at the beginning of the calendar year. The season continues on through … Continue reading New Year, Same Sidney
There are lots and lots of things to talk about with this game. One in which the Penguins lost 4-1 to the Senators. Heading into tonight, the Penguins had played 90 straight games without losing consecutive games in regulation. Tonight, that came to an end. Their infamous road struggles on the season only rolled into Thursday’s night’s tilt and started from the onset of the … Continue reading Recap: Senators 4, Penguins 1
The Penguins fell to the Capitals on Wednesday 5-2 with Washington’s captain, Alex Ovechkin, getting his 1000th career point on a goal scored 35 seconds into the game. After a turnover in their offensive zone, Ovechkin took a pass from Nicklas Backstrom and rifled it past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. It was another early hiccup from the Penguins goalie, although with the turnover and odd-man rush … Continue reading Recap: Capitals 5, Penguins 2
In the recent weeks there have been rumors that Colorado Avalanche captain, Gabriel Landeskog, has been placed on the trading block. In typical Jim Rutherford fashion, Pittsburgh is at the top of the possible landing spots for Landeskog. So, what will it take for GMJR to pull off yet another block bluster trade? Landeskog, who is 24, and in the prime in his career. This … Continue reading Gabriel Landeskog to Pittsburgh?
The Penguins put a 6-2 pounding on the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday evening. The scoreboard indicated a blowout, but things may have turned out differently on the ice. If you want to know how this whole game went, just watch the final Pittsburgh power play. There were three major turnovers and very little zone time. Sidney Crosby turned it over at the offensive blue line and a … Continue reading Recap: Penguins 6, Lightning 2
They say the greatest discoveries happen when you’re not even looking for them. They’re right. Canadians have been credited with some great achievements in history such as insulin, basketball, and poutine. Now, last night in Nova Scotia, Canada, I discovered the secret of succeeding in hockey. Here is my story. It started off innocently enough. Much has been made of the Pittsburgh Penguins goal scoring … Continue reading What’s The Deal With The Plus/Minus Statistic?
People who are associated with the Penguins in any way over the past 10 years have dreamed of it, talked about it, and begged for it. “Why can’t Sid and Geno ever be hot at the same time?” Well, they are now. And man, it’s a lot of fun to watch. There’s been many roadblocks that have kept Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin from getting … Continue reading COLUMN: Isn’t It Fun?
As some of you may know, my name is Cody Flavell. I run Let’s Talk Pens and you can follow me on my personal account @Cody_625 even though there isn’t much to see. First and foremost, thank you all for following LTP and helping us grow the way we have. This is all possible because of you. We have a goal of hitting 2,000 followers before … Continue reading Happy New Year From Lets Talk Pens