Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Brad Richards has become a helpless passenger on the Rangers’ road to ruin, and he only has himself to blame for his undesirable situation.
Coach Dan Bylsma says Vokoun will be in net for Game 5 on Thursday night when the Penguins resume their first-round playoff series with the Islanders.
The Islanders, already down 1-0 in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the mighty Penguins, got some troubling news on Friday morning. After defeating New York, 5-0, on Wednesday, Pittsburgh will get Sidney Crosby back for Game 2.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
An injured Sidney Crosby left the game, but the Penguins won their 15th straight game by shutting out the Islanders.
Brad Richards found himself in John Tortorella’s doghouse on Thursday. He must respond by finding his game immediately.
The Rangers already find themselves in a hole. They must fix it now or pay the price.
Scorching-hot Pittsburgh Penguins put five goals past Martin Brodeur as the Devils lost 5-2 on Saturday.
The Devils continued their perfection after the All-Star break as they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Sunday afternoon.
The Devils lost tonight to the surging Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 with Jordan Staal shining.
James Neal scored in the third round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Friday night in a game dominated by goalies Marc-Andre Fleury and Martin Brodeur.