Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

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The Mother of all Pittsburgh Penguins’ Previews

It seemed like just last week I was watching in stunned amazement as the Boston Bruins won the Eastern Conference by dismantling the Pittsburgh Penguins in four games, and holding […]

Mario Lemieux cemented his place in Pittsburgh Penguins' history. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Inaugural Pittsburgh Penguins Mailbag

Away we go. Welcome to the first of (hopefully) many editions of the Pittsburgh Penguins-The Hockey Writers Mailbag. This is where you, the fan, can email or tweet any questions […]

by · October 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

The Penguins Penalty Killing: What Now?

When hockey fans think about the Pittsburgh Penguins, they typically think scoring; they think talent; they think explosiveness.  In reality, though, the Pens have been more than just an offensive juggernaut over the […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Making Sense of the Penguins’ Opening Day Roster Moves

Making Sense of the Penguins’ Opening Day Roster Moves

Constructing an opening day roster for any team can be challenging.  When the salary cap drops from a pro-rated level of $70.2 million last season to $64.3 million in 2013-14, […]

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Penguins Add 1-3-1 Forecheck to Gameplan

One of the biggest criticisms of Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma has been his inability to adapt.

by · September 25, 2013 · 5 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Should Team Canada Leave Kris Letang Off Olympic Roster?

Should Team Canada Leave Kris Letang Off Olympic Roster?

Should Team Canada leave Kris Letang off their Olympic Roster? If they did, most hockey fans would be stunned. Letang has every tool in his arsenal to become a Hall of […]

by · September 25, 2013 · 1 comment · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Mario Lemieux cemented his place in Pittsburgh Penguins' history. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Penguins’ Flashback: “The Save”

For a club whose history doesn’t go back nearly as far as that of the members of the Original Six, the Penguins certainly have contributed their share of memorable playoff […]

by · September 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely, leaving the Penguins roster in a bind (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Tomas Vokoun Injury Will Impact Penguins’ Salary Cap Situation

Penguins GM Ray Shero announced on Saturday that goaltender Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis.

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Will Kris Letang Live up to His Contract?

To say that Pittsburgh Penguins’ G.M. Ray Shero faced a rocky off-season would be an understatement.  With decisions regarding key free agents, contract extensions, and media/fan driven calls for changes both behind […]

by · September 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Penguins Playoff Potion

Let’s be a little premature in saying the Pittsburgh Penguins will make the playoffs this year. They better make the playoffs or the CONSOL Energy Center may be overthrown by […]

by · September 18, 2013 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins’ Top-Six Primed to Dominate NHL

As the 2013-’14 campaign approaches, there is no shortage of uncertainty surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins.  From, “Can Marc-Andre Fleury return to the form of a Stanley Cup champion?” to “Do […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Do the Pittsburgh Penguins have the best goalie tandem in the league? (Tom Turk/THW)

Early Rumblings (and a game) from Penguins Camp

The Pittsburgh Penguins kicked off their preseason last night in Columbus, falling 5-4 in overtime to the Blue Jackets. Chuck Kobasew, in town on a professional tryout contract, tallied twice […]

by · September 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins