Tag Archives: Jake Guentzel

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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The Good, Bad and Ugly: Crosby and Ristolainen

In yesterday’s Penguins/Sabres game, there was the good, bad and ugly in Buffalo. Let’s start with the good. The good obviously being the game’s best player Sidney Crosby scoring one for the highlight reel. How about a one-handed backhand goal … Continue reading

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Game 20: Strong second period sparks Rangers in comeback 5-2 win over Penguins

A great comeback win by the Rangers who showed resolve to defeat the Penguins 5-2. #NYR #Pens Continue reading

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