Daily Roundup: April 30, 2013

  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. NY Islanders: 5 Keys for Pens to Win NHL Playoff Series
    With the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs having finally arrived, the Pittsburgh Penguins are poised to capture hockey’s grandest prize. They’re favorites to go all the way, but they need to get past their first-round matchup with the New York Islanders first. The Penguins were favored last year, too. Instead, their campaign was short-lived because of poor defense and goaltending. They were …
  • Yet another reason to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins
    Part of the intrigue in watching the Pittsburgh Penguins this spring – well, just about every spring – is the sense that they have this “all-in” mentality, that the gambles are usually big with the consequences to be worried about later.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins' 5 Most Important Players vs. New York Islanders
    After a flurry of trade-deadline deals, the Pittsburgh Penguins enter the 2013 NHL playoffs looking to end a three-year streak of postseason disappointment and win the Stanley Cup.  While lofty expectations are nothing new to the Penguins, the impending free agency of top players like Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Pascal Dupuis  this year and Evgeni Malkin, Chris Kunitz  and Kris Letang …
  • NHL Eastern Conference playoff preview: Round 1
    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins were the runaway favorites to come out of the East and compete for Lord Stanley's mug a little over a month ago, but the balance of power evened out a bit in the NHL’s Eastern Conference during the final mon…
  • Blackhawks, Penguins top NHL playoff seeds
    The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins, who each won a league-best 36 games in a shortened National Hockey League season, are co-favorites in the Stanley Cup playoffs that start Tuesday.
  • Crosby hopes to get clearance on Tuesday
    Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is scheduled to meet with doctors on Tuesday, which may determine whether he can play in Wednesday's playoff opener against the New York Islanders, NHL.com reported.
  • Odds favor Penguins, Blackhawks as Stanley Cup champs, Sidney Crosby for Conn Smythe
    After 100 days of games, the Stanley Cup playoffs are finally here. No surprise, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks are the top two favorites, but as we all know, the playoffs can be unpredictable. Favorites don't always pull … Continue reading ?
  • Stanley Cup odds: NHL betting lines favor Pittsburgh Penguins in 2013
    Just like 2012, the Pittsburgh Penguins open the Stanley Cup playoffs as favorites to win the NHL championship. Unlike 2012, the Penguins do not expect to be upset in the first round. Pittsburgh has gotten Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang back just in time for the playoffs. And with Sidney Crosby's return looming, it's no surprise online sportsbooks and Vegas shops have them atop the Stanley Cup …
  • Cheap Pittsburgh Penguins Playoff Tickets: Whiztix.com Helps Users Find the Best Deals Possible on Seats
    Pittsburgh Penguins playoff tickets are extremely hard to obtain this season. Whiztix.com, a ticket search engine can help get the best deals possible on seats. (PRWeb April 29, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Tickets/pittsburgh-penguins/prweb10679521.htm

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