Claude Julien Refuses To Fuel Fire After Matt Cooke's Game MisconductMany NHL coaches might feel compelled to speak out against Matt Cooke after his hit in Game 1, but Claude Julien knows better than to create a distraction.
Matt Cooke Show: "We're Ready To Do Business"Hours after helping the Penguins demolish the New York Islanders, Pittsburgh winger Matt Cooke stops by with Vinnie & Cook for his weekly appearance on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
Devils Pull Off Comeback Victory Over PenguinsKovalchuk scored his first goal since suffering a shoulder injury last month, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.
Penguins Charge Past Islanders, Crosby Leaves Game With Bloody InjuryAn injured Sidney Crosby left the game, but the Penguins won their 15th straight game by shutting out the Islanders.
Hartnett: Rangers' Tortorella Is The Master Of Mind GamesJohn Tortorella knows when to push the right buttons. And Brooks Orpik's knee-to-knee hit on Derek Stepan gave him another opportunity to work his mind games.
Malkin And Streaking Penguins Dominate Devils, 5-2Scorching-hot Pittsburgh Penguins put five goals past Martin Brodeur as the Devils lost 5-2 on Saturday.
Keefe To The City: '24/7' Rangers-Flyers Thoughts, Part 2Neil Keefe watched the second episode of Rangers-Flyers 24-7 and wrote down thoughts on his favorite moments, as he does following every episode of the four-part series. In Part 2 of his 24/7 Thoughts, he shares his take on Henrik Lundqvist, John Tortorella, Jaromir Jagr and Mike Rupp.
Keefe To The City: 24/7 Rangers-Flyers Thoughts, Part 1The 24/7 series returned with the first of four episodes taking us up to Winter Classic on Jan. 2. If you missed it, Neil Keefe gives the four most intriguing figures and some of his favorite moments from the first hour of the best sports reality show on TV.
NHL's Failures On Hits From Behind May Get Someone KilledThe NHL's failure to suspend Marian Gaborik following his vicious hit that sent the Islanders' Frans Nielsen into momentary darkness last week screams of the league's clear lack of a stance on hits from behind.
Dealing With The Devils: No Margin For ErrorAfter suffering back-to-back losses, the Devils put themselves in a position where they may have to win 9 out of the 10 remaining games ...and that still might not be enough to get them in the playoffs.
Keefe To The City: How To Fix The NHLThere are three main problems with the NHL and the way they currently police problems in the league that just need some slight modifying to make the game better and safer.
Islanders Blog: A Lost CauseOk, I admit it. I chuckled a little bit Wednesday night when Rick DiPietro got taken down with one punch by Penguins goalie Brent Johnson. That’s a lie, I chuckled more than a little bit.