NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith the baseball season coming to an end tonight, it's time to shift focus towards the NHL, where things are just starting to heat up.
Hartnett: Fleury Went Against Goalie Fraternity By Calling Out LundqvistIf Thursday's 4-1 dismantling of the Rangers wasn't enough, winning Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury tossed extra salt in the wound by taking a shot at opposite number Henrik Lundqvist.
Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange RecordsBrodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.
Schneider Doesn’t Get Much Help As Penguins Edge Devils 1-0Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his NHL-leading fifth shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Will The Rangers Be Able To Solve Marc-Andre Fleury In Game 4?The King has been good for three games, but Penguins counterpart Marc-Andre Fleury has gone from shaky question mark to star of the series with shutouts on consecutive days.
Hartnett: Lifeless Power Play, Star Players Fail Rangers In Game 2The Penguins handed New York three consecutive power play opportunities – and the Blueshirts failed to cash in. What unfolded was the most timid skating any fan has ever seen.
Silverman: Right Now Crosby Is A Liability And The Penguins Are OverratedYou see all the firepower and it's easy to be in awe of the Penguins. But they are not infallible. In fact, they are loaded with liabilities -- and the Rangers will exploit them all.
Devils Battle But Penguins' Big 1st Period Just Too Much To OvercomePascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins used a big first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.
Pens Hoping To Bounce Back In Game 3The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.
Silverman: Islanders Have Fate In Their Own Hands As Series Resumes In PittsburghThe New York Islanders have put the fear of God in the Pittsburgh Penguins. They can change that fear into a full-fledged panic if they can beat the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night and take a 3-2 lead in the series.
Islanders' Carkner: We're Hoping Penguins Are 'A Little Rattled'he Islanders are playing like a confident bunch. And after evening up their best-of-seven playoff series against the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins, they're talking like one, too.
Capellini: Islanders Fans Have Every Reason To Dance, Chant And SingThe Islanders are two wins away from turning the NHL on its ear. Their fans don't care about what's to come. They are just living in the moment -- and who can blame them?
Penguins Make Switch At Goalie; Islanders To Face Vokoun In Game 5Coach 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.
Islanders Keep Moving Forward, Win Wild Game 4 To Even SeriesLeads aren't safe in the wild first-round playoff matchup between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh. Suddenly, neither are the top-seeded Penguins.
Fluke Win? Lively Boards Helped Islanders Even SeriesThe Islanders evened their first-round series with the Penguins with a little help from the boards behind the net of Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.