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Matt Niskanen Sunday. (Icon SMI)

Matt Niskanen Injury: Penguins Dodge Bullet

  Though he joined the team as an afterthought in the James Neal trade, Matt Niskanen has become an integral part of the Pittsburgh Penguins blueline. And while his ankle […]

by · January 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
Kris Letang is out indefinitely after having a stroke. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Puck-Moving Defensemen

The Pittsburgh Penguins have added puck-moving defensemen to their roster regularly for the past two plus seasons. These puck-moving specialists include: Zbynek Michalek, Alex Goligoski, and Jordan Leopold. There has […]

by · January 25, 2013 · 8 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
While the other defensemen chosen for Team USA have some offensive skills, Brooks Orpik does not. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Analyzing Brooks Orpik and the Penguins’ New Shutdown Pair

Expect Brooks Orpik to be more aggressive alongside Paul Martin

by · January 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
James Neal looks to score his 1st goal in nine games (Tom Turk/THW)

5 Reasons James Neal Will Win Rocket Richard Honors

With James Neal and the Penguins off to another fast start, there’s plenty of reason to believe he can finish the ’13 season with the Richard Trophy in tow.

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2013 Roster

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2013 roster will provide the opportunity for many young players to step up. Roster moves made by Penguins’ General Manager Ray Shero have paved the way for […]

by · January 18, 2013 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Eric Tangradi is looking for a fresh start in Winnipeg (Bridgetds/Flickr)

Pittsburgh Penguins Training Camp Primer

What are the odds Eric Tangradi, Beau Bennett and Simon Despres make the Penguins out of training camp?

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins' Simon Despres is the team's top trade candidate. (Icon SMI)

Pittsburgh Penguins Positioned to Thrive in Post-Lockout NHL

After last summer’s trades and draft picks, the Penguins seem set to navigate the post-lockout NHL with cap space and Cup talent in equal measure.

by · January 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Lengthy Lockout Reveals Penguins Gameplan

Two starting goaltenders will be extremely valuable when teams are forced to play four games in five nights on a regular basis this spring.

by · December 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

Mario Lemieux: The Triumphant Return from Retirement

In 1997 the National Hockey League lost one of the greatest players to ever play the game early.  Mario Lemieux didn’t pass away during his career, nor did he decide […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
If the 2012-13 season is to begin on time, or at all, the NHL and its players must find some common ground (sjsharktank @ flickr)

Penguins’ Burkle to Join Tuesday Negotiations

Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle will reportedly join the owners delegation in a Tuesday meeting between players and owners. This is the first significant Pittsburgh involvement in the stalled labor dispute […]

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, The Business of Hockey
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Monthly Report: November 2012

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Monthly Report: November 2012

After a dismal start to the season in October, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins rattled off the wins in November and have improved their position in the conference and division standings. In […]

by · December 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, Pittsburgh Penguins

Is Mark Recchi a First-Ballot Hall of Famer?

Mark Recchi will be an argumentative candidate when he comes up for Hockey Hall of Fame talks in a couple of years. Will the Hall of Fame Selection Committee be […]