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Final: Penguins 8, Lightning 1

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Looking ahead to faceoff …

Game: Penguins (34-21-5) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (27-27-6)

Time: 1:08 p.m.

Site: Consol Energy Center

TV, radio: Root Sports, NHL Network, 105.9 The X

Here is the official live summary.

Updates are on our Penguins page. Josh Yohe gets the matinee discount.

24 Comments

  1. Dejan’s Lunatic Nation – at the Trib,
    Arizona – Tucson, Chandler
    Arkansas – Rogers
    Austrailia – Mackay
    California – Bakersfield, San Francisco, UNION CITY, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Yuba
    Colorado – Ft Collins
    Connecticut – Cos Cob, Bridgeport, Wallingford
    Costa Rica
    Delaware. Newark
    District of Columbia
    Florida – Palm Harbor, Orlando, Valrico, Gainesville, Daytona Beach, Oviedo, Tampa, Jacksonville
    Georgia – Marietta, Atlanta
    Germany – Leverkusen/Cologne
    Hawaii – Honolulu
    Idaho – Mountain Home, Coer d’Aline
    Indiana – Indianapolis, Burns Harbor
    Iowa – Bettendorf
    Illinois – La Salle, Peru, Payson, Chicago, Palatine (3 inmates there), Lincoln Park, Grayslake
    Japan – Tokyo
    Kentucky – Louisville
    Louisiana – Slidell
    Maryland – Arnold, Odenton, Severn, Baltimore
    Massachusetts – Boston
    Michigan – Kalamazoo, Eaton Rapids, Lansing
    Mississippi – Biloxi
    Nebraska – Omaha
    New Hampshire – Barrington
    New Jersey – Chesterfield, Princeton, Roxbury, Lebanon
    New York – New York, Smithtown
    North Carolina – Asheville, Hickory, Charlotte
    North Dakota
    Ohio – Cincinnati, Columbiana, Westerville, Green, Hilliard, Toledo, Mason, Louisville, Columbus, Perrysburg, Pickerington, Youngstown, Cleveland
    Pennsylvania – Downtown, Hopewell, Indiana, North Wales, Franklin Park, Forest Hills, Lansdale, Philadelphia, DuBois, Reading, Crafton, Arnold, Wexford, Mt Lebanon, Canonsburg, Lancaster, Huntington, York, Boiling Springs, Philly suburbs, Morningside, Harrisburg, Lawrenceville, Bradfordwoods, Norristown, Hanover, Clearfield, Sewickley, DuBois, Plum Boro, Slippery Rock, Wilks-Barre, Sharpsville, Bessemer, Greensburg, Washington, Imperial, South Side, Duncanville
    The Phillipines
    South Carolina – Duncan, Longs, Columbia
    Tennessee – Smithville, Nashville
    Texas – Tyler, San Antonio, Belton
    Virginia – JAL, Hampton, Rescue, Richmond, Front Royal, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Warrenton, Springfield
    Washington – Seattle, Nine Mile Falls, Spokane
    West Virginia – Martinsburg, Morgantown
    Wisconsin – Madison, Oshkosh

    143 locations represented in the blog,
    2/25/2012 10:14 AM

    If your home isn’t listed, just post it here

  2. DK – aren’t you getting a little ahead of yourself? Looking ahead to faceoff between Pens and Flyers? Or I guess that could be an old one from last Saturday.

  3. Dejan must have posted before he had his second cup of coffee this morning :-)

  4. Olmsted Twp., OH

  5. Raleigh, NC

  6. BIZ:

    Pull Mason, OH from your list and add Liberty Township, OH.

  7. Virginia Beach, VA

  8. I’m pretty sure our friend and frequent contributor LuckyinKentucky is from Bowling Green, KY

  9. Nice work, Biz ! Pretty impressive –

    Formerly Harrisburg, now Newville, PA

  10. Sheppton, PA.

  11. Had SO much fun in a Tampa Bay sports bar today watching the game. Fleury looked amazing, and everyone in the pub, Lightning fans, was cashing in their chips for the season.

    How bout the Lightning starting a fight which stopped play, JUST as St. Louis had a breakaway going?

    Classic.

    I may be “local” but am NOT a lightning fan. So this was a ball.

  12. Interesting tidbit from the boxscore: every Tampa player was at least a -1 today. Can’t say I’ve ever seen that before.

  13. If this team can shore up its defense, and maybe these new pairings will help, they stand a good chance of going far this spring. And if Sid comes back and is able to stay healthy? They have the talent, and they have the players that desire to kill off penalties. And MAF today had the luck of a goalie who is on his game.

  14. Thanks for signing in folks, thats 151

  15. Gamaliel, KY

  16. GEEZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Biz, that’s Yuba City……..in California.

  18. Pretty cool, Bizrow. My location is pretty unique- I’m on tour and in a new city every few days or so. Home base is Manhattan, though. (I would be interested to see a further breakdown to see how many boroughs or neighborhoods of NYC we’ve got represented)

  19. Kittanning, Pa.

  20. Love Jordan Staal. Just so damn good. Often, you have to watch him without the puck and you see his positioning or his stick control and now that he looks supremely confident offensively, man this kid is just so great. I’ve been tough on Martin pretty much since he came to the team last year. Not to beat a dead horse, but I played defense for 18 years and once again, I am no Martin on his worst day in bed, but playing defense for me was and is about being physical, ala Orpik or Engellend (love them both). Never a fan of the Paul Coffey’s, (that’s shinny(sic.) That being said, obviously, others more skilled than I deem him a talented defenseman. So the idea that his game has deteriorated at the age of 30 is not likely. Same guy, same tools, looks healthy. What’s my point? My point is that confidence is everything in this world. Once you lose confidence, or question yourself or think too much or whatever, you cannot react to things unconsciously in the moment, you start to think too much, worry too much and lose the flow and ease in which you were accustomed to doing your job or going through life. Maybe that’s where Martin is, in his head and those things can be fixed. One simple victory, one step at a time. Maybe.

  21. Hey Tim…your Staal comments…EXACTLY!!! All you have to do is watch his entire shift to see just how invaluable he is and why every NHL general manager covets him. The increased scoring is just a sweet bonus. Staal = Hockey Stud.

    Bizrow…I’m an Indiana state trooper living between Muncie and Indianapolis. Y’all Pittsburgh folk, ‘specially “yinz” guys with the fancy press credentials, need to show a little respect and slow it down a bit on these here highways, ya here?

    Okay, nevermind…add “Waldorf, Maryland” to your list

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