The Penguins were victorious at Madison Square Garden last night against the New York Rangers, winning by a score of 5-4 in overtime. Sidney Crosby tied the game up in the final minute, and Evgeni Malkin won it in the opening minute of the extra frame.
Despite the victory, the Penguins gave up many chances to New York in the final 20 minutes, including the Michael Grabner goal that gave the Rangers a 4-3 advantage. Coach Mike Sullivan said after the game that the team needs to have confidence in their ability to score and “play the game the right way”. Click the player below to hear more from Coach Sullivan about last night’s game:
(Audio courtesy of The Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network)
The Penguins are now 4-2-1 on the year, and return to action Friday night at Florida.
The Pens beat the New York Rangers 5 to 4 in Overtime Tuesday night. Geno Malkin scored less than a minute into the overtime period to give the Pens the extra point and the victory. Phil Kessel assisted on Malkin’s goal. Malkin finished the night with a goal and two assists to lead the way for the Pens. Kessel had a goal and two assists. Other Pens scorers were Crosby with a goal and an assist, Haglin, and Hornqvist. The Pens are now in first place in the Metropolitan division with a record of 7-4-2 and they have 9 points. The Rangers who have had a tough start to the season fall to 1-5-1 and only have 3 points on the young season. The Pens are back in Action on Friday, October 20, 2017. They will travel to Florida to play the Panthers who are 2-3-0 on the season.
The Back to Back Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penquins take the show to the road and Madison Square Garden tonight in a Metropolitan Division Match up against the New York Rangers. The Pens come into the game fresh off a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers at PPG Paints arena on Saturday night. The Rangers season hasn’t started out like they thought as they come into tonight’s game in last place in the Metropolitan Division with a 1-5-0 record and have only 2 points on the season. The Pens meanwhile are 6-3-1 with 7 points in the division and are currently in second place in the division one point behind the Devils and Blue Jackets.
Coach Sullivan says that the Rangers are much better than their record and are a dangerous team. Click the play button to hear the coaches comments:
The action gets under way with the Pens Pre-game starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight and the puck drops just after 7:00 p.m. on 1230/WBVP and 1460/WMBA your home for Pens Hockey in Beaver County .
Was it Marc Andre-Fleury’s last act as a Pittsburgh Penquin last night handing the Stanley Cup over to Matt Murray? It appears this could be the truth according to TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie. He says that Fleury will be available for selection in the the Expansion Draft. According to Lavoies’ report the Pens approached Fleury in February about waving his no-movement clause and he agreed. Teams have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their list of protected Players and Las Vegas will make their selections on June 21, 2017 at 10 a.m.. Tune into the Saturday Sports Slam this Saturday morning at 8 a.m. and join Greg Benedetti and Matt Drzik in the discussion. You can call them at 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888.
The 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins arrived home today with the Stanley Cup in hand and just like last year there is going to be a big celebration and parade in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday June 14,2017.
According to reports the parade will be held at 11 a.m.. The Parade will follow the same route as last year starting on Liberty Ave. and proceeding down Grant Street.
Players and team dignitaries will speak on a stage set up at Point State Park. About 400 thousand fans attended last years celebration.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are up 2 games to 0 on the Nashville Predators, and Beaver County Radio cheered them on with a pep rally at the Beaver County Courthouse on Friday afternoon. The SDS line (Sparks, Drzik, Septak) joined Bob Barrickman, Caleb Pasquale, Mark Peterson, and many fellow Penguin fans in a time of celebration, prediction, and some good food.
After a defensive struggle that lasted for more than 50 minutes, Evgeni Malkin found Phil Kessel to score the first goal of the game, and that held as the Penguins win 1-0 against the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
With more details on what happened, what’s next, and words from Chris Kunitz, here’s Bruce Frey.
Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary returned to the ice for a second straight day today at the UPMC66 Training Facility in Cranberry today. after suffering concussions during Game 3 against the Washington Capitals.
Both were wearing normal jerseys, rather than a no-contact version.
Crosby and Sheary also took part in normal line rushes during the Penguins’ practice. Crosby was centering Jake Guentzel and Patric Hornqvist, while Sheary was alongside Nick Bonino and Bryan Rust. Crosby said he feels good after practice today and Sheary will be a game time decision
Justin Schultz broke a 2-2 tie midway throughout the second period, and Marc-Andre Fleury and the Penguins defense held fast, as Pittsburgh wins Game 4 by a score of 3-2 against the Washington Capitals, taking a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Jake Guentzel and Patric Hornqvist also tallied for the Pens, and Fleury made 36 saves on the night, earning the game’s honor of First Star.
Tune in to A.M. Beaver County tomorrow morning at 6:30 as Matt Drzik and Pat Septak break down Game 4 and look to Game 5, which will be Saturday night at 7:15 in Washington.