Blog Posts - Sidney Crosby



Penguins Update: Farewell to 44

I’ll never forget the day then-Penguins GM Craig Patrick chose defenseman Brooks Orpik with the 18th overall pick at the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. Having been fed a steady diet of Robert Domes, Milan Krafts, and Konstantin Koltzovs the selection of Or...
by PenguinPoop on Jul 4, 2014

Penguins Free-Agent Update: Where’s the Beef?

In the wake of Ray Shero’s dismissal in May, Penguins owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle repeatedly stressed the need to add more grit and character to their hockey team. On the first day of free agency new GM Jim Rutherford devised a novel appr...
by PenguinPoop on Jul 2, 2014

Penguins Update: Something Fishy in the ‘Burgh

Something smells fishy in the ‘Burgh. And it ain’t Wholey’s seafood market. Ever since the Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday night, the local and national media reported that Dan Bylsma was out as Penguins coach...
by PenguinPoop on May 17, 2014

Rangers Come Back From 3-1 Series Deficit To Win Series

The New York Rangers capped their comeback from a 3-1 series deficit, Tuesday, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-1, in Game 7 of the East semifinals. Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist has 35 saves and is 5-1 in Game 7s with 1 shutout and four 2-1 wins. N...
by StatFace on May 13, 2014

Penguins Push Rangers to the Brink

Paced by two-point efforts from superstars Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, the Penguins outclassed the fading New York Rangers, 4-2, on Wednesday night to grab a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series. Despite losing defenseman Brooks Orpi...
by PenguinPoop on May 8, 2014

Playoff Penguins Show True Colors

At the end of each episode of the old Lone Ranger TV show someone would invariably ask, “Who was that masked man?” Following the Penguins’ 2-0 triumph over the Rangers in Game 3 on Monday night, local fans could be excused for asking, “Who a...
by PenguinPoop on May 6, 2014

Penguins Nearly Perfect in 3-0 Win

There are so many positives to draw from the Penguins’ 3-0 whitewash of the New York Rangers in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series I scarcely know where to begin. Indeed, following an undisciplined start on Sunday night that saw...
by PenguinPoop on May 5, 2014

Penguins Fall to Rangers 3-2 in OT

Following their Game 7 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday night, the New York Rangers had less than 48 hours to prepare for their series opener with the Penguins. By contrast, the black and gold were rested and relaxed following three days off.
by PenguinPoop on May 3, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins vs NY Rangers 2014 Playoff Predictions

It's the Pittsburgh Penguins facing off against the New York Rangers for the first time as Metropolitan division foes.  Since the last time the Rangers beat the Penguins in a playoff series was never, the NHL should just hand the series to the Pen...
by PenguinPoop on May 2, 2014

Penguins Fans: Winning the Stanley Cup Isn’t Easy

For all of you ‘so-called’ Penguin fans who want to continually criticize the Penguin organization and players for not winning the Stanley Cup every year, I would like to present to you some historical data on the NHL.      Without another vi...
by PenguinPoop on May 1, 2014

Are the Penguins Jelling at the Right Time?

Maybe it’s too early to ponder that question. There are a lot more games to be won before the Penguins can dream of hoisting the Stanley Cup. Yet there are reasons to believe. Remember Game 3, when the Pens were reeling from an overtime loss and...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 30, 2014

Penguins Close Out Columbus 4-3

I’ll say this about our Pittsburgh Penguins. They sure know how to make things interesting. Need proof? Then look no further than Monday night’s scintillating 4-3 victory over Columbus in Game 6 to clinch the opening-round series. Paced by Evgen...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 29, 2014

Penguins Roll Past Columbus 3-1

Through the first four games of their opening-round series with Columbus—and ever since the Olympic break—the Penguins have looked like a team in search of an identity. They may have found one on Saturday night. Called out by coach Dan Bylsma fo...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 27, 2014

Penguins Game Four Loss: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

In the wake of the Penguins’ brutal 4-3 overtime loss to Columbus in Game 4, I decided to summarize the team’s Jekyll-and-Hyde performance by breaking it down into three categories: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. THE GOOD -- The First Period...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 24, 2014

Ailleurs dans la LNH : les Penguins sont solidement ébranlés | Où sont Malkin et Crosby? | Juste 7 matchs pour Matt Cooke?

http://www.danslescoulisses.com/fr/Jeff "Drou" Drouin • 23 avril, 2014 à 22:22Wow! Les Manchots de Pittsburgh sont shakés solides, eux!Tanner Glass était déjà shaké avant le match, lui!Mettons qu’il y...
by Sainte Flanelle on Apr 24, 2014

Penguins Update: Sid and Geno by the Numbers

There seems to be a growing perception among Penguins fans that superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin haven’t done much in the playoffs since achieving total domination during the black-and-gold’s Cup run of 2009. This prompted me to do a li...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 23, 2014

Penguins Golden in 4-3 Win

In the hit movie Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks’ character famously uttered the phrase, “Life is like a box chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna’ get.” Lately, that saying’s reminded me a lot of our Penguins. You truly never know what y...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets 2014 Playoff Predictions

The Pittsburgh Penguins start the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs against a Columbus Blue Jackets team who have played in the NHL for 14 years and have yet to win a playoff game.  Should be a slam dunk right? We've put together an inc...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 16, 2014

Penguins Dodge a Bullet

At least one good thing resulted from the Penguins’ sloppy 4-3 overtime loss to archrival Philadelphia in the latest installment of the Commonwealth Cold War. The Flyers eliminated themselves as an opening-round opponent for the black and gold. He...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 12, 2014

Up-and-Down Penguins Hard to Predict

As the star-crossed 2013-14 season mercifully draws to a close, there’s one question on the mind of every black-and-gold fan. Are the Penguins legitimate Stanley Cup contenders? It sure is hard to tell. Talk about a roller coaster. On March 30 the...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 8, 2014


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