1. Just Say I Do: NHL Stars Who Could Have Their Own Royal Weddings

    As anyone not living under a rock knows, today is the day of what is possibly the biggest wedding of the 21st century. Well, so far. In the sports world, it can be quite a big deal when an athlete officially takes the plunge into marriage...

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  2. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Did the Pittsburgh Penguins Really Choke?

    Last night, the Pittsburgh Penguins bowed out of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning . The Penguins became the 24th team in NHL history to lose a playoff series after being up three games to one...

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  3. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Keys to a Pittsburgh Penguins Victory in Game 7

    Less than a week ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins had a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the Tampa Bay Lightning . However, Pittsburgh has failed to close out the Bolts in two consecutive chances...

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  4. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Ranking Each Remaining Team's Odds of Winning the Stanley Cup

    Some teams are still battling through their conference quarterfinals series, but the road has come to an end for three others. The Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and Phoenix Coyotes have been sent packing in recent days...

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  5. Baby Penguins Banter: WBS Penguins Advance to East Division Finals

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins advanced to the East Division Finals last night with a 6-3 victory over the Norfolk Admirals. The Penguins, who went down two games to none to start the series, finished off the Admirals in six games...

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  6. The Stanley Cup: 16 Feel-Good Stories of the NHL's Ultimate Prize

    NHL players put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into winning the Stanley Cup. They play through series that can be as long as seven games. They'll get shots and cover themselves in ice packs to keep playing through injuries...

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  7. 2011 NHL Playoffs Live Blog: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins Game 5

    Good afternoon, NHL fans! I know it's very early for a hockey game, but we have an exciting afternoon ahead of us as the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals...

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  8. 2011 NHL Playoffs: James Neal, Pittsburgh Penguins Push Lightning to Brink

    James Neal scored in double overtime and Arron Asham scored his third goal of the postseason to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night...

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  9. Baby Penguins Banter: WBS Pens Down 2-0 in East Division Semifinals

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins opened the Calder Cup playoffs on Friday and Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Norfolk Admirals...

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  10. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: How Much Does Experience Matter?

    Every year, as NHL experts and fans put together their playoff predictions, they tend to think about a common factor. It has nothing to do with goals scored, points posted or which goalies can put together the most shutouts...

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  11. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Lightning Tie Series with Penguins; Look Ahead to Home Ice

    Dwayne Roloson stopped 35 shots and Eric Brewer had a three point night as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 5-1 on Friday night...

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  12. NHL Free Agency: Which Free Agents Should the Pittsburgh Penguins Keep?

    Although the Stanley Cup playoffs just got underway, it is never too early to start looking towards free agency. The Pittsburgh Penguins have 12 players who will be free agents at the end of this season...

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  13. 2011 NHL Playoff Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning will square off in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in the history of either franchise...

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  14. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Regular Season Wrap-Up

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins concluded their regular season this weekend with games against division rivals the Hershey Bears and Adirondack Phantoms...

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  15. Pittsburgh Penguins: Top 10 Games of Inaugural Consol Energy Center Season

    The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, a building several years in the making, finally opened its doors in August. It began hosting Pittsburgh Penguins hockey in late September...

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  16. Baby Penguins Banter: WBS Penguins Win AHL Regular-Season Title

    On Saturday night, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins captured the first American Hockey League regular-season championship in franchise history by defeating the Rochester Americans 4-3 in overtime...

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  17. NHL Is Simply the Best: 50 Reasons Why Hockey Rules

    Hockey is often misunderstood by many who have never watched it for whatever reason. Perhaps they're too involved in the NBA or NFL to care. Or maybe they think it would be too confusing to follow...

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  18. Marc Savard Has Memory Problems: Should Boston Bruins Center Call It Quits?

    Last week, an ESPN article reported that Boston Bruins center Marc Savard was concerned about memory problems he was dealing with as a result of his second concussion in less than a year...

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  19. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Win East Division

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins won the AHL’s East Division last night with a 3-2 overtime win against the Hershey Bears. The Penguins had a 1-0 lead after the first period thanks to a power-play goal by Andrew Hutchinson...

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  20. NHL Power Rankings: Choosing the Most Improved Player on Every Team

    On every team in the NHL, at least one player is performing above the level he did in the 2009-10 season. Whether he has more goals or has gotten more defensively responsible, this player's improvement has paid off for his team...

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  21. Pittsburgh Penguins: Why Matt Cooke Should Lose His Alternate Captaincy

    Can Matt Cooke ever learn his lesson? Cooke has already been suspended once this season after a board on Fedor Tyutin of the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

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  22. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Clinches Playoff Spot

    On Saturday night, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins became the first team in the American Hockey League to clinch a spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs when they defeated the Worcester Sharks by a score of 5-3...

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  23. NHL Power Rankings: Coaches Who Could Take Home the Jack Adams Award

    Every year, it seems like there are one or more teams who take the NHL by surprise or perform even better than they were predicted to. The players may be on the ice doing all the hard work...

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  24. NHL Arena Review: Consol Energy Center, Home of the Pittsburgh Penguins

    Please note: All images used in this article were taken by me, and therefore are my personal property. Please do not re-use them without my permission...

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  25. NHL and Its Lady Fans: The 2011 NHL All-Sexy Team

    Ladies, raise your hands (or in this case, leave a comment) if you agree it's about darned time the female population of Bleacher Report got its own B/R Swagger article to drool over and enjoy...

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