2013 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Playoffs

2013 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Playoffs



 

PLAYOFF HISTORY

The Penguins  have  split the four postseason series against the Bruins, but but series wins were conference final victories.

1979 STANLEY CUP QUARTERFINAL

Bruins 4, Penguins 0

The Bruins, coached by Don Cherry, scored 16 goals in a sweep of the Penguins.
1980 STANLEY CUP PRELIMINARY ROUND

Bruins 3, Penguins 2

The Penguins were up 2-1 in best-of-five series, but the Bruins won, 8-3, at the Civic Arena and followed with a 6-2 pounding of the Pens back in Boston.
1991 WALES CONFERENCE FINAL

Penguins 4, Bruins 2

Trailing, 2-0, Kevin Stevens predicted a series win for Pittsburgh. The Penguins won the next four games by a combined score of 20-7. Ulf Samuelsson’s controversial hit on Cam Neely lingers for fans of both clubs. Boston coach Mike Milbury called Pittsburgh coach Badger Bob Johnson “The professor of goonism.”

 1992 WALES CONFERENCE FINAL

Penguins 4, Bruins 0

Jaromir Jagr won Game 1 in overtime for the Penguins, and the rest of the games were won by Pittsburgh in a convincing fashion, scoring 15 goals in the last three games.

PLAYOFFS MILESTONE WATCH

• Sidney Crosby is one point away from tying Kevin Stevens for third on the all-time scoring list (106 points) and three assists from tying Ron Francis for third place (68).

• Evgeni Malkin is three points away from 100 in the playoffs.

• Kris Letang is two goals from tying Larry Murphy for first place on team’s defensive scoring. (15 goals).

• Chris Kunitz is two points away  from tying Sergei Gonchar on the franchis’s all-time playoff point list with 44

• Tomas Vokoun is three wins shy of tying Johan Hedberg on the teams playoff win list with nine.

• Marc-Andre Fleury is 11 wins short of Tom Barrasso’s record of 56 .

SERIES NOTES

 

Eastern Conference Final – Pittsburgh (1) vs. Boston  (4) – Boston wins series, 4-0

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GAME
DATE LOCATION W RESULT / TIME / NETWORK

1

June 1 CONSOL Energy Center 3-0, Rask 29-save shutout. Krejci GWG

2

June 3 CONSOL Energy Center 6-1, HORTON GWG

3

June 5 TD Garden 2-1, Bergeron 35:19 OT

4

June 7 TD Garden 1-0, Rask 24-save shutout. McQuaid GWG

GAME 1 REVIEW – Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask made 29 saves to shut out the Penguins.  David Krejci scored twice for the Bruins and Nathan Horton finished the scoring for Boston.

Game 2 REVIEW – Boston’s Brad Marchand scored 28 seconds into the game and the Bruins never looked back, defeating the Pens, 6-1.  Boston leads the series, 2-0.

GAME 3 REVIEW – Boston’s Patrice Bergeron scored 15:19 into the second overtime to win the game for the Bruins. Boston leads the series, 3-0.

GAME 4 REVIEW – Boston’s Adam McQuaid scored 5:01 into third period for the only goal of the game and Tuukka Rask made 24 saves for his second shutout of the series.

 

 

Round 2 – Pittsburgh (1) vs. Ottawa Senators (7) – Pens win series, 4-1

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GAME
DATE LOCATION W RESULT / TIME / NETWORK

1

May 15 CONSOL Energy Center 4-1, Malkin GWG

2

May 17 CONSOL Energy Center 4-3, Morrow GWG

3

May 19 Scotiabank Place 2-1, Greening GWG 7:39 of 2-OT

4

May 22 Scotiabank Place 7-3, Neal GWG

5

May 24 CONSOL Energy Center 6-2, Letang GWG


GAME 1 REVIEW
– Pittsburgh went 2-for-4 on the power play and had goals from Paul Martin, Evgeni Malkin, Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis.  Tomas Vokoun made 35 save for his third straight win.

GAME 2 REVIEW – Sidney Crosby scored his second career playoff hat trick.  Evgeni Malkin extended his scoring streak to eight games.  Brenden Morrow scored the game-winner.

GAME 3 REVIEW – Daniel Alfredsson scored a short-handed goal with 29 seconds left in regulation to tie the game. Colin Greening scored at 7:39 of second OT.

GAME 4 REVIEW – James Neal scored twice and had an assist to push the Penguins past the Senators.

GAME 5 REVIEW –  James Neal scored his first playoff hat trick as Pittsburgh won the series, 4-1, and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. It was the team’s first series clinched at the CONSOL Energy Center.

 

Round 1 – Pittsburgh (1) vs. N.Y. Islanders (8) – Pens win series, 4-2.

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GAME
DATE LOCATION W RESULT / TIME / NETWORK

1

May 1 CONSOL Energy Center 5-0. Fleury with shutout.

2

May 3 CONSOL Energy Center 4-3.  Okposo GWG.

3

May 5 Nassau Coliseum 5-4, Kunitz GWG in OT.

4

May 7 Nassau Coliseum 6-4, Tavares GWG

5

May 9 CONSOL Energy Center 4-0, Kennedy GWG. Vokoun shutout.

6

May 11 Nassau Coliseum 4-3, Orpik GWG

GAME 1 REVIEW – Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves to shut out the Islanders.  Fleury tied Tom Barrasso with most playoff shutouts with six. Beau Bennett opened the scoring 3:30 into the game, Pascal Dupuis scored twice and Kris Letang and Tanner Glass scored for the Pens.

GAME 2 REVIEW - Pittsburgh jumped out to an early lead and were winning , 2-0, less than four minutes into the game.  Sidney Crosby scored twice in his return. The Islander’s rallied twice from a two-goal deficit and Kyle Okposo scored the game-winner at 12:23 of the third period.

GAME 2 REVIEW – Chris Kunitz scored his second power play goal of the game 8:44 into overtime.  Pittsburgh finished 3/5 with the man advantage.

GAME 4 REVIEW – John Tavares broke the tie in the third period as the Islanders scored the last three goals of the game to tie the series at two.

GAME 5 REVIEW – Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves to record his first shutout with the Pens. Tyler Kennedy returned to the lineup and scored the first goal.  Pittsburgh also had goals from Crosby, Murray and Letang.

GAME 6 REVIEW – Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime to lift the Penguins over the Islanders and to win the series, 4-2.

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2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
2 Matt Niskanen 40 4 10 14 12   15 0 2 2 11
3 Doug Murray 14 1 2 3 9   15 2 1 3 32
4 Mark Eaton 23 0 0 0 4   8 0 3 3 0
5 Deryk Engelland 42 0 6 6 54   7 0 0 0 8
6 Ben Lovejoy 3 0 0 0 0   x x x x x
7 Paul Martin 34 6 17 23 14   15 2 9 11 4
9 Pascal Dupuis 48 20 18 38 26   15 7 4 11 12
10 Brenden Morrow 15 6 8 14 19   14 2 2 4 8
10 & 15 Tanner Glass 48 1 1 2 62   5 1 0 1 4
12 Jarome Iginla 13 5 5 10 9   15 4 8 12 16
14 Chris Kunitz 48 22 30 52 39   15 5 5 10 6
15 & 17 Dustin Jeffrey 24 3 3 6 2   - - - - -
16 Brandon Sutter 48 11 8 19 4   15 2 1 3 0
17 Zach Boychuk 7 0 0 0 2   x x x x x
18 James Neal 40 21 15 36 26   13 6 4 10 8
19 Beau Bennett 26 3 11 14 6   6 1 0 1 0
23 Trevor Smith 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
24 Matt Cooke 48 8 13 21 36   15 0 4 4 35
25 Eric Tangradi 5 0 0 0 0   x x x x x
27 Craig Adams 48 3 6 9 28   15 0 1 1 10
33 Steve MacIntyre 1 0 0 0 12   - - - - -
36 Jussi Jokinen 10 7 4 11 6   8 0 3 3 4
41 Robert Bortuzzo 15 2 2 4 27   - - - - -
42 Dylan Reese 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
44 Brooks Orpik 46 0 8 8 32   12 1 1 2 10
46 Joe Vitale 33 2 3 5 17   6 0 1 1 6
47 Simon Despres 33 2 5 7 20   3 0 0 0 0
48 Tyler Kennedy 46 6 5 11 19   9 2 3 5 2
58 Kris Letang 35 5 33 38 8   15 3 13 16 8
71 Evgeni Malkin 31 9 24 33 36   15 4 12 16 26
87 Sidney Crosby 36 15 41 56 16   14 7 8 15 6

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GPI G A PTS PIM W L OT MIN GA GAA SO SA PCT
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 33 - 2 - 2 23 8 0 1,858 74 2.39 1 881 .916
  playoffs 5 - - 1 - 2 2 X 290 17 3.52 1 145 .883
92 Tomas Vokoun 20 - 2 - 2 13 4 0 1,029 42 2.45 3 519 .919
  playoffs 11 - - - - 6 5 2 685 23 2.01 1 345 .933
36 Jeff Zatkoff - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
31 Eric Hartzell - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owner:
Mario Lemieux
(Lemieux Group LP) 

General Manager:
Ray Shero

Head Coach:
Dan Bylsma

Captain:
Sidney Crosby

 

PLAYOFF LEADERS
(Pittsburgh)

Most Games Played:
Brooks Orpik (87)

Most Goals:
Sidney Crosby (40)

Most Assists:
Sidney Crosby (64)

Most Penalty Minutes:
Evgeni Malkin (112)

Overtime winners:
Evgeni Malkin (1)
Pascal Dupuis (1)
Kris Letang (1)
James Neal (1)
Chris Kunitz (1)
Brooks Orpik (1)

Short-handed goals:
Pascal Dupuis (2)

Game-winning goals:
Evgeni Malkin (8)
Tyler Kennedy (6)

Hat tricks:
Sidney Crosby (2)
Evgeni Malkin (1)
James Neal (1)

Shutouts:
Marc-Andre Fleury (6)

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