02 May 2009
The semifinal match-up between the Penguins and Capitals is a feast for fans, watching some of the league's greatest players go head-to-head. Pittsburgh Captain Sidney Crosby, scored in the first period of the first game, but couldn’t hold off Washington’s win of 3-2.
05 May 2009
It was a tough defeat for Pittsburgh last night, with Washington edging out the Penguins after a battle of the hat-tricks. Crosby met Ovechkin’s hometown triple-score with one of his own- his first in the playoff season. Pittsburgh lost 4-3 and will have to fight to stay afloat in the series on Wednesday night.
06 May 2009
Keeping Vancouver one game ahead in the semifinal series against Chicago, goalie Roberto Lunogo helped maintain an early Canuck lead in Tuesday's game. They took the Blackhawks 3-1, and will remain in Chicago for Game 4 on Thursday night.
06 May 2009
Red Wings’ forward Pavel Datsyuk is a finalist for yet another important NHL commendation, for a tally of 4 major league nominations. This time it’s the Lester B. Pearson Award, given to the most outstanding player in the NHL, as voted by fellow members of the NHL Players Association. He is also in the running for the Hart Memorial Trophy, the Frank J. Selke Trophy and the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. Check here for more.
07 May 2009
With two assists, Crosby helped Pittsburgh win over the Capitals in overtime last night. Winning 3-2 on home ice, the Penguins battled to keep Washington from sweeping the series.
10 May 2009
Tying up the Eastern Conference semifinal on Friday night, the Penguins beat the Capitals 5-3. Pittsburgh Captain Sid Crosby had an assist in the first period, and a goal in the 3rd- his 9th in the playoffs. Pittsburgh then took the lead on Saturday night, beating the Capitals 4-3 in overtime. Series stands at 3-2 Penguins.
11 May 2009
As the Penguins win three in a row to take the series lead, their captain is once again under the spotlight. NHL.com looks at Crosby's performance so far.
12 May 2009
Crosby scored his tenth playoff goal in Game 6 of the Pittsburgh/Washington series, but the Capitals won in overtime 5-4. Game 7 on Wednesday night will determine which team moves on
14 May 2009
The Penguins have advanced in the playoffs, beating the Capitals last night 6-2. Captain Sid Crosby scored in the 1st and 3rd period, racking up 12 goals so far in the playoffs. The Penguins will now meet the winner of the Boston/Carolina series, Game 7 of which will be played Thursday night.
22 May 2009
The Penguins are up 2-0 over the Hurricanes, after beating Carolina 7- 4 on Thursday night for a solid series lead. Crosby scored in the 1st period, his 13th goal of the playoffs.
24 May 2009
The Penguins are one win away from earning a spot in the Stanley Cup final series. They beat Carolina Saturday night 6-2 to lead the series 3-0. Crosby scored in the second period, for his 14th playoff goal.
27 May 2009
With a 4-1 win on Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins have swept their series with the Carolina Hurricanes to win their second-straight Eastern Conference championship. Sidney Crosby had two assists in the win, while Marc-André Fleury was stellar, recovering form an early Carolina goal to make 30 saves. The Penguins will face the winner of the Western Conference Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, with Detroit leading the series 3-1. Game 5 ...
29 May 2009
Montreal, May 29, 2009: Reebok Hockey is pleased to announce it is the title sponsor for the 2009 NHL Combine being held in Toronto from May 26 to 29. As a key event leading up to the NHL Draft, every year the Combine puts over 100 top prospects to the test. The young men vying to be the next generation of NHL stars will be put through a variety of rigorous off-ice assessments set out ...