Many 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.
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.
Kovalchuk scored his first goal since suffering a shoulder injury last month, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.
An injured Sidney Crosby left the game, but the Penguins won their 15th straight game by shutting out the Islanders.
John 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.
Scorching-hot Pittsburgh Penguins put five goals past Martin Brodeur as the Devils lost 5-2 on Saturday.
Neil 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.
The 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.
The 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.
After 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.
There 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.
Ok, 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.
Sidney Crosby looks to extend his career-high points streak to 26 games Wednesday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the surging Islanders.
The debut of 24/7 Penguins-Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic instantly took over the No. 1 spot on my TV power rankings.
For the first time, a lateral or blindside hit on an opponent in which the head is targeted or is the main area of impact will not only be subject to supplemental discipline, but a major penalty and ejection from the game.