Streaking Penguins winning with defense

Updated: March 27, 2013, 4:07 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Brooks Orpik couldn't quite put a finger on it, but something felt off.

The Pittsburgh Penguins had just finished off a string of thrill ride victories over Montreal, Tampa Bay, Philadelphia and Toronto earlier this season when the veteran defenseman -- and apparently the rest of his teammates -- decided they'd had enough.

Sure, the Penguins were winning, just not the way they wanted to. Grabbing games 7-6 or 6-5 makes for good highlight fodder, sure, but it's hardly ...

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