Blog Posts - Sidney Crosby



Penguins Schultz a Bargain

Aside from the fact that they both hail from western Canada, Justin Schultz has little in common with his lone Penguins namesake. Indeed, Dave “the Hammer” Schultz was a ferocious left wing of modest ability who brawled his way to 535 penalty mi...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 18, 2016

Penguins Update: Murder, Inc.

Back in the day, the Italian-American Mafia and Jewish mob carried out their nefarious activities with the aid of well-established enforcement groups. Headed by notorious gangsters such as Louis “Lepke” Buchalter and Albert “The Mad Hatter” A...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 13, 2016

Penguins Hit Their Stride

Ask any NHL coach or general manager. Ask a player. Heck, ask anyone associated with an NHL team and they’ll tell you. It’s next to impossible to maintain a consistent pace over an 82-game schedule. So much can effect a team. Illness and injuries...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 10, 2016

Foes Beating Penguins at Their Own Game

Let’s go back in time. To Sunday, June 12, 2016. Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Up 3-games-to-2 on the San Jose Sharks, our Pittsburgh Penguins had snatched a 1-0 first period lead on a power-play goal by Brian Dumoulin. Employing their witherin...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 1, 2016

Penguins Update: Crosby in a League of His Own

Around this time last season, Penguins fans across North America (including yours truly) were all asking the same question. What’s wrong with Sidney Crosby? Despite the presence of super sniper Phil Kessel on his right flank, the Pens’ captain w...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 13, 2016

Penguins and Oilers Dazzle

On a Tuesday evening in November when Presidential election results sent shockwaves reverberating through the nation, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers did a little bedazzling of their own before an appreciative throng of 18,576 patrons at...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 9, 2016

Sidney Crosby, capitaine d'Équipe Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/sports/hockey/PUBLIÉ IL Y A 12 MINUTESJonathan Toews (gauche) et Sydney Crosby (droite) à Sotchi  PHOTO : JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GETTY IMAGESSidney Crosby des Penguins de Pittsburgh a été nommé capitaine de...
by Sainte Flanelle on Aug 25, 2016

Penguins Update: Rutherford Named GM of the Year

The National Hockey League confirmed last night what Pittsburgh Penguins fans already knew. Jim Rutherford, who did a masterful job of transforming a shopworn black-and-gold team into Stanley Cup champions, was named General Manager of the Year in a...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 23, 2016

Review of Striking Gold: The Penguins’ Amazing Run to the 2016 Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Triumph Books have teamed up once more to produce a gem of a commemorative book. Striking Gold: The Penguins’ Amazing Run to the 2016 Stanley Cup expertly chronicles the Pittsburgh Penguins’ recent Stanley Cup seas...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 22, 2016

WE DID IT! PENGUINS WIN THE CUP!

I can write this now without fear of jinxing our guys. Throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs and, especially, during the Finals, I’ve felt an odd sense of calm. As if our Penguins were somehow predestined or preordained to win the Cup. A notion reinf...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 13, 2016

Le trophée Conn-Smythe remis à Sidney Crosby

http://www.rds.ca/hockey/lnh/La légende continue de grandir!LUNDI, 13 JUIN 2016. 00:56SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sidney Crosby a remporté le trophée Conn-Smythe remis au joueur le plus utile des séries éliminatoires, dimanche.Le capitaine des Penguins d...
by Sainte Flanelle on Jun 13, 2016

Sharks Trip Up Penguins 3-2 in Overtime

Like all sports, hockey’s a game of inches. A nudge of the puck…a bounce this way or that…often can determine the outcome of a game. Such was the case with the Penguins’ 3-2 overtime loss to San Jose in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Minut...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 5, 2016

Penguins Stanley Cup Update: A Familiar Ring

The history of the Pittsburgh Penguins is filled with anomalies and precursors. Consider, for example, the strange case involving three of the team’s brightest stars—Michel Briere, Mario Lemieux, and Sidney Crosby. If you add the uniform numbers...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 4, 2016

Stamkos est prêt, son sang pas encore...

http://www.rds.ca/hockey/lnh/Qui remportera la finale de l'Est?FRANÇOIS GAGNONVENDREDI, 13 MAI 2016. 13:34PITTSBURGH – S’il n’en tenait qu’à lui, Steven Stamkos disputerait la première mise en jeu du match de ce soir contre Sidney Crosby p...
by Sainte Flanelle on May 14, 2016

Capitals Nip Penguins 4-3 in OT

Paced by T.J. Oshie’s first playoff hat trick and a 42-save performance by Braden Holtby, the Washington Capitals drew first blood in their Eastern Conference Semifinals tilt against our Pittsburgh Penguins. Oshie’s game winner at 9:36 of overtim...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 29, 2016

Can the Penguins Conquer the Capitals?

Buckle up, ladies and gents. The thrill ride’s about to begin. Our Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals are set to renew one of the most bitter (and one-sided) rivalries in Stanley Cup history at the Verizon Center on Thursday night. Di...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 27, 2016

Penguins Overwhelm Rangers 6-3; Take Series

During the opening minutes of yesterday’s pivotal Game 5 at Consol Energy Center, the New York Rangers threw everything but the proverbial kitchen sink at the Pittsburgh Penguins. Rolled into a collective ball of do-or-die desperation, they pounded...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 24, 2016

Penguins Bury Rangers 5-0

Paced by the spotless goaltending of rookie Matt Murray and a four-point effort from resurgent Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins dismantled the Rangers 5-0 in Game 4 of their opening-round playoff matchup last night to grab a commanding 3-1 series lead. M...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 22, 2016

Penguins Clip Rangers 3-1 in Game 3

It was a delicious win. One that featured a little bit of everything for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Timely scoring, clutch goaltending, superb penalty killing, a relentless forecheck…even physical play. Indeed, last night’s 3-1 victory over the Ne...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 20, 2016

Rangers Turn About, Jolt Penguins 4-2

Refusing to play the role of postseason patsy, the New York Rangers walloped the Pittsburgh Penguins with a Game 2 counterpunch yesterday afternoon at Consol Energy Center. The result? A brisk 4-2 Rangers win. Not to mention a knotted up Eastern Con...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 17, 2016


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