Penguins 4, Providence 3 (OT): Postgame thoughts

I’m not sure what to make of all these come-from-behind wins for the Penguins. Obviously, it’s a great sign that they are capable of coming through in any situation. However, there comes a point where falling behind early and rallying back on a regular...

What to watch: Nov. 11 vs. Providence

At the beginning of the season, this was looking like a marquee matchup. However, Providence has had to overcome some early injury struggles and call-ups and finds itself in fourth place entering tonight’s game. Here’s a great example of that, Jordan...

Toronto thoughts and my own redemption

A quick anecdote, if you’ll allow, before we get to the game. During my freshman year at Syracuse, I tried out to be a sports talk host for the student radio station. I would go into the booth once a week at 5 a.m. to write and record a practice sports report,...

Tuesday practice notes; previewing the Marlies

Hi, all! I’m back — sorry for the week or so hiatus. Practice on Tuesday was entertaining, to say the least. Among the highlights: Defenseman Andrey Pedan scored during one-timer drills and began to celebrate along the boards, but ending up wiping out and...

(Belated) Halloween fun with the Penguins

Hi, everyone! Hope your Halloween was safe and enjoyable. I had my fun on Monday night checking out “Evil Dead: The Musical” at the Kirby Center. It was, shall we say, groovy. I meant to post this earlier, but we’ve been a little shorthanded...

Game 6: Penguins vs. Hartford preview

It’s a quick turnaround for players, journalists and fans alike, as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will be right back at work tonight against one of the more surprising teams to begin the season — the Hartford Wolf Pack. Or is it really a surprise the team is 3-2?...