Morning Skate: Tuesday, Jan. 29


Morning Skate: Tuesday, Jan. 29

Harvey Bennett put hockey on the map and was honored by the American Hockey League for his accomplishments, according to Providence Journal hockey writer Mark Divver.

Kevin Dineen is not happy with his Florida Panthers after a slow start to the season, and hes not afraid to share it.

Trent Whitfield enjoyed himself at the AHL All-Star game and its really the culmination of a noteworthy minor league hockey career.

Is the Toronto Maple Leafs penalty kill actually playing well this season? It certainly looks like it.

Patrick Marleau is ripping it up for the San Jose Sharks, and its starting to look like its going to be a good year for the veteran team.

Michael Neuvirth isnt settling for a backup role, and Chuck Gormley said hes ready to compete with Braden Holtby for the starting goaltender spot.

An honest and unmerciful look at the state of the Boston sports media from a Boston Magazine writer. I cant disagree with a lot of, and I'm more than a little happy I wasnt mentioned in the piece.

For something completely different: Ray Lewis cries when watching the Saturday Night Live skit about Ray Lewis crying. You cant make this stuff up.

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.