Penguins defenseman Ron Hainsey and winger Patric Hornqvist celebrate the 3-2 Game 4 victory over the Capitals
Schultz now has six points in his last six playoff games (2G-4A). His three-game playoff point streak (2G-2A) is also a career-best. pic.twitter.com/7WCtp7lmjO
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 4, 2017
ALL OF PITTSBURGH THIS MORNING …
— Colin Dunlap (@colin_dunlap) May 4, 2017
The Sidney Crosby-less Penguins battled like their captain to beat the Capitals and take a 3-1 series lead, writes Jonathan Bombulie.
Patrick Hornqvist beat Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead
On the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, Bombulie writes that Patric Hornqvist stood tall for the Penguins.
— Charles Palla (@ChazPalla) May 4, 2017
My column focuses on how Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has been impenetrable against the cracking Capitals.
Bill West writes that Fleury is like a ‘fine wine’ in the playoffs.
PLUS/MINUS (+/-): West breaks down Pens-Caps Game 4.
Sullivan is 22-10 w/ Pens in playoffs. His next win ties him with Scotty for second place on team's all-time win list behind Bylsma (43).
— Bob Grove (@bobgrove91) May 3, 2017
In the Penguins notebook, West writes that Mike Sullivan tweaked the lines in the absence of Crosby and Conor Sheary.
ON THE DIAMOND
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon watches Billy Hamilton round first after hitting a three-run homer
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon struggled in a loss to the Reds, writes Chris Adamski.
In the Pirates notebook, Ivan Nova is ‘excited’ to be named National League pitcher of the month, writes Adamski.
Adamski has the scouting report for Thursday’s Pirates-Reds game.