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Can Marc-Andre Fleury Be A Part Of Pittsburgh’s Success?

Now perennial championship contenders the Pittsburgh Penguins have made yet another strong start to an NHL season. A 4-0 Wednesday night win over the Washington Capitals confirmed Pittsburgh’s stranglehold on the lead of the Metropolitan division with a 14-8-0 record. The Penguins have been playing well at both ends of the ice, but even after


Ragged Metropolitan: Who Emerges From Division Of Under-Achievers?

The Metropolitan division looked set to compete as the toughest in the NHL entering the 2013-14 season. It combined the uber-competitive Atlantic division with regular Southeast division champions Washington and a pair of up and coming teams in Columbus and Carolina. However, at this early stage in the season there are just two teams above


NHL Metropolitan Division Predictions 2013-14

The new Metropolitan division features last year’s Atlantic teams plus two teams from the former Southeast division in the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes along with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Here’s a quick look at the division’s eight teams with a predicted order of finish. 1. Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh fans may be justifiably worried

Fleury and Defensive Fragility Concerns For Pittsburgh

Things haven’t really gone to script for the Pittsburgh Penguins so far in their series against the New York Islanders. They may hold a 2-1 advantage in the series, but the eighth seeded Islanders have run the Eastern conference champions ragged over the last couple of games. The play of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and some

2013 NHL Playoffs: Eastern conference preview and predictions

The business end of the shortened 2013 NHL season has finally arrived. On Tuesday night the 2013 NHL playoffs will kick off with the final potential first round games being played on Monday May 13. A season full of surprises in the Eastern conference is sure to produce some intriguing playoff match-ups. Few would have

NHL Final Day Preview: Eastern Conference

The final day of the shortened 2013 NHL season is here. It has certainly been a whirlwind with 48 games squeezed between the mid-January start and end of April finish. 12 members of the East are in action tonight. While all eight playoff places have already been locked up, there are still a number of

Pittsburgh Penguins Lock Up Atlantic Division

The NHL’s Atlantic division was expected to be the most competitive division in the shortened 2013 NHL season. However, strange things happen in longer NHL seasons, let alone in a 48-game year. That certainly feels like the case this year as the Atlantic division ended up being the first division title decided with the Pittsburgh

Record Breaking Pittsburgh Penguins Keep Rolling

The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 2-0 on Saturday afternoon extending their winning streak to 15 games, their home winning streak to 12 games and completing a perfect 15-0-0 record in the month of March. Two of the team’s top line forwards didn’t finish the game and they started the game with several