Speed Kills, Wins Stanley Cup For Pittsburgh PenguinsThe Pittsburgh Penguins earned their fourth NHL crown on Sunday with a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center.
Silverman: Jones Saves Sharks And Now Pressure Is On PenguinsSuddenly, some real drama has been infused into the Stanley Cup Final.
Jones Stops Flurry Of Shots As Sharks Beat Penguins 4-2 In Frantic Game 5Martin Jones turned aside a flurry of Penguins shots during a frantic but scoreless final two periods in a potential clinching game for Pittsburgh and the San Jose Sharks kept the Stanley Cup finals going.
Silverman: Toothless Sharks Still Have A Shot At The Cup, In TheoryOn the surface, there’s no reason in the world the San Jose Sharks can’t still make a series of the Stanley Cup Final. Well, it's a nice thought, anyway.
Cole, Malkin, Fehr Score To Give Penguins 3-1 Game 4 Win Over SharksIan Cole, Evgeni Malkin and Eric Fehr scored and Matt Murray made 23 saves as the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 Monday to take a 3-1 lead in the Cup final. Game 5 is Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
Silverman: Role Players, Rookies Have Taken Over Stanley Cup FinalWhile all four are having an impact through the first three games of the championship, the lesser-known players on both teams have been the decisive players thus far.
Hartnett: Big-Game Joel Ward Proving To Be An Indispensable Glue Player For SharksThe Sharks are 4-0 when Ward scores a goal this postseason. His latest came at 8:48 of the third period when he unleashed a powerful slapshot past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray, forcing overtime.
Silverman: Desperate Sharks Need Huge Effort From 'Big 3' In Game 3The San Jose Sharks entered the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins knowing they fully belonged. Through two games, something is wrong.
Hartnett: Sharks Need To Stop Crying And Figure Out How To Stop CrosbySidney Crosby is dominating the San Jose Sharks and they can't take it.
Silverman: Penguins Outplaying Sharks By Wide Margin After 2 GamesThe Sharks were lucky to keep both games as close as they were, and the Penguins were the better team in both games.
Sheary Goal Gives Penguins Edge Over Sharks In OT, Pittsburgh Takes 2-0 Stanley Cup LeadRookie left winger Conor Sheary scored 2:35 into overtime, rookie goalie Matt Murray made 21 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins swept the first two games of the Stanley Cup finals at home.
Hartnett: Pens' Crosby Remains The Standard By Which All Are MeasuredThere's always been something about Sidney Crosby that separates him from other stars in the NHL.