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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Remember Last Year?

The Penguins are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the fifth time in franchise history.  We know this is no longer a dream because Game 1 is tomorrow night, on Consol ice no less.  A year ago, though?  This seemed too far fetched to be true.  Oh how far we've come.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

It's Not Supposed to be Easy

Did you really think they'd coast through the playoffs?  Did you really think they'd face no adversity on the way to possibly winning the Stanley Cup?  Did you really think it would be easy?

Friday, May 13, 2016

Exorcising Demons

When it was over, everyone took a sigh of relief.  The collapse never finished, the Penguins ended it.  They stared their past in the face and the past blinked.  Just more proof these aren't the Penguins of the past.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Ovechkin, Crosby in Back Seat

The billing from the very start, before the playoffs and during the rebuilds, was always Crosby vs. Ovechkin.  They were the Bird and Magic of the NHL.  Their first playoff meeting together delivered the goods.  This time around has been anything but.

Sunday, May 1, 2016