Penguins’ success in face of adversity deserves praise. But should we change playoff expectations?

Apr. 27—I write this column not so much as an opinion piece on the Pittsburgh Penguins. It’s more of a cathartic cry for help. A plea to Pens fans to help me surf through my complex, layered emotions as the 2021 regular season draws to a close. Because if you were a fortune teller and you had told me when this compressed season started that the Penguins would be in first place in late April, I …