Quick thoughts from the Pens’ win over Charlotte

Big 5-2 win from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday for many reasons. For one, the power play needs all the momentum it can get, and Teddy Blueger scored one of his two goals on the man-advantage. If that phase of the Penguins’ game can start clicking,...

Penguins 4, Bears 1: Postgame thoughts

The Penguins dressing room was uncharacteristically quiet after the win, as the team didn’t have its usual hip hop or EDM songs emanating throughout the lower-concourse corridors. But, that doesn’t mean the 4-1 victory over Hershey was any less important....

Ghosts busted: Thoughts from the Pens’ 4-1 win

Wednesday’s win over Lehigh Valley was satisfying for the Penguins for a couple of reasons. For one, it was their eighth in a row and gave them a relatively cushy lead in the Atlantic Division. They are three up on providence with a game in hand and tied with...

Penguins 3, Bridgeport 2 (OT): Postgame thoughts

What a wild game. The second period was pretty much a snoozer after Bridgeport had taken the early two-goal edge, but the third period amped up the drama in a big way. First was the Thomas Di Pauli “no goal,” which at first glance I thought was clean....

Penguins vs. Bridgeport: What to watch for

Greetings, all! Bundle up if you’re heading to the arena tonight. If I did the “Dress for Success” feature this week, I’d be talking about the extra layers of a T-shirt and Under Armour I’m wearing to make the long trek through the...