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Pens Dethrone Defending Champs

Posted on 14. Jun, 2009 by Bob Wolfe.

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There will not be a back-to-back Stanley Cup Championship this year in Hockey Town. The Pittsburgh Penguins did exactly what they needed to do to prevent the Detroit Red Wings from accomplishing that feat by beating them 2-1 in their own house. They poured everything they had into Game 7 and shut down the motor [...]

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Pens Hold Off Wings And Force A Game 7

Posted on 10. Jun, 2009 by Bob Wolfe.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins entered Tuesday night’s Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, down three games to two and facing elimination at the hands of the defending champion Detroit Red Wings. The Pens suffered their worst loss of the series in Game 5 when they were shut-out 5-0 on Detroit’s home ice. Loses like these [...]

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Detroit Motors Past Pittsburgh

Posted on 01. Jun, 2009 by Bob Wolfe.

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Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final made Game 1 look like a scrimmage. Although the outcome was still the same with Detroit winning 3-1, this game was incredible. I’m not going to write my usual breakdown of the game because there was far too much action to talk about. Yeah, Evgeni Malkin scored again [...]

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Advantage, Red Wings

Posted on 31. May, 2009 by Bob Wolfe.

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O.K. folks, here we go. Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final is here. The place - Joe Louis Arena. The teams – The Pittsburgh Penguins vs. The Detroit Red Wings. Its youth vs. experience. Its east meets west. It’s for all the marbles!

It’s been a quarter of a century since we have been treated [...]

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Penguins Calm Hurricanes

Posted on 23. May, 2009 by Bob Wolfe.

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Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Mellon Arena Thursday night turned into a goal scoring frenzy for both the Pens and Canes. For the Carolina Hurricanes, they were playing a much sharper and aggressive game which started to show in the final minutes of Game 1. The Pittsburgh Penguins played with a purpose [...]

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