Penguins crush Senators; Bucs beat Phillies

Crosby scores G5 goal vs Sens

Sidney Crosby scored a power-play goal for the third consecutive playoff game, a career first for the Penguins captain

The Penguins offense exploded in the Game 5 rout of Ottawa, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

On the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, Bombulie writes that the Penguins showed progress in one memorable shift.

Carter Rowney celebrates G5 v Sens

Carter Rowney celebrates a goal by Olli Maatta in the Penguins’ 7-0 Game 5 victory over Ottawa

My column centers on the whirlwind week of Carter Rowney, who scored his first NHL playoff points and was named No. 1 star — and it couldn’t come close to the best moment of his week.

Bryan Rust G5 v Sens

Bryan Rust returned from concussion to register a goal and an assist with a team-high four shots

Penguins winger Bryan Rust returned in fine form, writes Bill West.

PLUS/MINUS (+/-): West breaks down Game 5 of Pens-Sens series.

Senators goalie has ‘one of those nights’ in Game 5 loss to Penguins, writes Chris Harlan.

Nick Bonino G5 v Sens

Penguins center Nick Bonino had two assists in the 7-0 victory but got one beforehand from Phil Kessel

In the Penguins notebook, Bombulie and West write that a stranded Nick Bonino gets a lift, then gives a lift.

Check out the Game 5 photo gallery by Trib photographers Chaz Palla and Christian Tyler Randolph.


Chad Kuhl v Phillies

Chad Kuhl pitched five scoreless innings in the 1-0 victory over the Phillies Sunday

Chad Kuhl and the Pirates combined to sink the Phillies and win the series, writes Chris Adamski.

In the Pirates notebook, Adamski writes that GM Neal Huntington says he will ‘gladly pour’ found money back into the club.

The scouting report for Monday’s Pirates-Braves game.