Pittsburgh Penguins End Road Trip on Four Game Losing Streak
The Pittsburgh Penguins have ended their first road trip of the season with a disappointing note, extending their losing streak by four games.
It was a road trip to forget for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they wrap up a five-game swing with only one win. The Penguins won the Columbus game, before heading west to play three games in Canada and ending the trip in Seattle.
While the win against Columbus Blue Jackets was not a pleasant one, they did manage to pull together and win. The four losses that followed were less impressive.
Over the next four games against the Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, and Seattle Kraken, the Penguins would be outscored 18-6. This is a terrible showing for a team that looked like they were serious threats on the ice.
All four of the Penguins wins on the 2022-23 season saw them put up six goals on their opponents. A few injuries and lineup contortion meant that the Penguins had to play with shuffled lines. But, this shouldn’t be a problem.
No matter who is in the line-up, the team must be better. There were many times during the road trip when the Penguins didn’t record more than six goals.
It’s obvious that if you don’t shoot the puck, you won’t be able score. Head coach Mike Sullivan stated that it is difficult to go through such times after the loss in Seattle. “Everybody feels this because they care The team as a whole hopes to change their pace and return to winning ways when they return to PPG Paints Arena.
The Penguins are currently 3-0 at-home this season and will continue to build on that momentum.
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