Sens beat Pens in Game 1; Watt finally finds home; Pirates snap streak

Bobby Ryan celebrates OT goal

Bobby Ryan celebrates his game-winning goal in overtime to beat the Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final

The Senators defeated the Penguins in overtime to take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

My column centers around how the Penguins need to shoot more to have better scoring chances.

The Penguins got a speed move from an unlikely source in Ron Hainsey, writes Bill West.

On the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, Bombulie writes that the fourth line is showing signs of life for the Penguins.

Sidney Crosby fights for position v Erik Karlsson

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby finished with two shots despite six minutes of power-play time

PLUS/MINUS (+/-): West writes that Crosby failed to make much impact in Game 1.

In the Penguins notebook, West writes that slowing Senators star Karlsson remains tricky.

Check out the Trib’s Game 1 photo gallery from inside and outside PPG Paints Arena.


T.J. Watt with Joey Porter

T.J. Watt receives instruction from Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter at rookie minicamp

Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt is finally in his comfort zone, writes Joe Rutter.

Juju Smith-Schuster catches at camp

Juju Smith-Schuster: ‘Right now my mentality is to try to get the playbook down. … I’m amazed with the alignments. I’m running the right routes, but it’s all about the only time you can play is when you know the playbook’

In the Steelers notebook, second-round pick Smith-Schuster hitting the books at minicamp.


Trevor Williams

Trevor Williams threw a career-high five innings in the Pirates’ 4-3 win over Arizona

Trevor Williams’ solid start helps Pirates end losing streak, writes Jack Magruder.

In the Pirates notebook, manager Clint Hurdle preaches patience at the plate, writes Magruder.

Chris Adamski has the scouting report on Sunday’s Pirates-Diamondbacks game.