View Full Version : Digging deep into Penguins' abyss

04-11-2015, 06:20 AM
There’s backing into the Stanley Cup playoffs, and then there’s backing up over Niagara Falls.

And as it happens, these catatonic, collapsing Penguins are bound for precisely that part of the world, on their way to Buffalo with one final shot at salvaging a season that, in all candor, barely seems worth salvaging anymore.

Not to be fatalistic or anything.

“This is why you play 82,” Sidney Crosby was saying, continuing to push forth late last night after the 3-1 (http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?hlg=20142015,2,1214&lang=en) loss to the Islanders at Consol Energy Center. “When you’re this close, you can’t give up. You can’t let it affect you. You’ve got to find a way to get it done.”.........

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04-11-2015, 10:09 AM
Meh...they don't deserve to make it to the playoffs. I'm selfishly wishing they lose today so they can't pillage the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pens.