Capitals goalie Braden Holtby makes a save on a Conor Sheary shot in Game 6 at PPG Paints Arena
The Capitals routed the Penguins to force a deciding Game 7 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series, writes Jonathan Bombulie.
Tough first period for Sidney Crosby: bloodied from a teammate's stick to the face, then he goes headfirst into the boards. pic.twitter.com/BFzcDb0NjF
— Ryan Gilbert (@RGilbertSOP) May 9, 2017
— Zack (@QueensIceZ) May 9, 2017
— Christian Randolph (@CTRphotog) May 9, 2017
My column centers on why the Penguins shots went missing.
The Penguins collapsed under the Capitals’ up-ice pressure, writes Bill West.
The Capitals’ refusal to panic has them on brink of completing comeback, writes Jerry DiPaola.
On the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, Jonathan Bombulie writes that it’s a matter of momentum for the Penguins and Capitals.
PLUS/MINUS (+/-): West breaks down Game 6 of Penguins-Capitals
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is upended by Penguins winger Conor Sheary
Check out Trib photographer Chaz Palla’s photo gallery from Game 6.
ON THE DIAMOND
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jameson as he works towards a speedy recovery.
— Pirates (@Pirates) May 8, 2017
— Jameson Taillon (@JTaillon19) May 8, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jameson Taillon for a speedy recovery. #SteelersNation is behind you.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 8, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jameson Taillon and the Pirates organization.
Pittsburgh stands with you.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 8, 2017
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is being treated for testicular cancer, writes Glenn Rabney.
Doctors say Taillon’s prognosis should be favorable, writes Wes Venteicher.
Yasiel Puig homers off Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams in the first inning
A big first inning powered the Dodgers past the Pirates, writes Glenn Rabney.
Chris Adamski has the scouting report for Pirates-Dodgers on Tuesday.
ON THE SOUTH SIDE
A converted wide receiver, Allen made 12 starts at cornerback for Utah and had four interceptions in 2016
The Steelers signed their fifth-round pick, cornerback Brian Allen, writes Chris Adamski.
ON THE COURT
Rozelle Nix averaged 1.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 6.3 minutes for the Panthers this past season
Rozelle Nix to transfer from the Pitt basketball team, writes Jerry DiPaola.