Tag Archives: Jake Guentzel

Game #39 Penguins blow out Rangers 7-2

When I saw this game on the schedule, I knew what to expect. The Penguins have been red hot lately. Even the two consecutive road wins the Rangers had over the Predators and Blues to end last year, didn’t mean … Continue reading

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Game #16 – Devils 4, Penguins 2

After a disasterous 1-6 road trip (with a whopping 34 goals allowed, I might add!) dropped the Devils under .500, I can’t say I was feeling too confident in any type of bounceback while making my trek to the Rock … Continue reading

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Couturier’s hat trick and five points while hurt overshadow Guentzel’s four goals

Sometimes, the NHL Playoffs demonstrate how courageous these players are. The level of pain threshold they play through is unreal. Patrice Bergeron once played with a broken rib and separated shoulder in Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. … Continue reading

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Islanders late comeback nets point in 4-3 overtime loss to Penguins

In a wild and crazy game between old Patrick Division rivals, the Islanders rally fell just short. However, they were able to come back and score twice in a 3:43 span late in the third period to gain a point … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Johansen gets paid, Crosby biggest bargain

The latest big contract was handed out by the Predators. They gave an eight year deal worth $64 million to restricted free agent Ryan Johansen. The top center becomes one of the highest paid players. He’ll make an average of … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Rookies Guentzel and Murray starring in possible Pens repeat

The Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in sports. It requires teams to go through four grueling rounds and win 16 games. It helps explain why no one has repeated since the Red Wings in ’97 and ’98. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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No Crosby, No Problem for Pens

Who needs Sidney Crosby? Not the Pens. They beat the Caps without him defeating hockey’s biggest chokers 3-2 to take Game 4 and go up 3-1 in the Metropolitan Division Final series. Marc-Andre Fleury was again the story stopping 36 … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Crosby shoots Pens past Lundqvist, Rangers who lose again at home

Some positives in the latest home loss for #NYR who showed heart coming back vs #Pens. Continue reading

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