Daily Roundup: May 4, 2014

  • Crosby stuck in playoff drought
    The Pittsburgh Penguins star didn't come close to stopping Benoit Pouliot's slap shot from in close, a goal that wasn't even necessary after replays showed Derick Brassard flipped in the overtime winner moments earlier. While the barely rested but hardly bothered Rangers sprinted onto the ice in jubilation, Crosby trudged off to the dressing room after a 12th straight postseason game came and …
  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Struggles in Overtime Could Prove Costly in Postseason
    SOUTHPOINTE , Pa. — One of the longest running and least meaningful clich és in the world of hockey-speak involves the need to “play a full 60 minutes.” A team either wins or loses games based largely on the number of minutes a coach deems the team played on a given night, if you choose to believe that philosophy.  During the Stanley Cup playoffs, sometimes it’s not enough to play a full 60 …

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