October 21st, 2015 In Penguins Prospects, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins are going to have a very tough decision to make. Do they keep the 18-year old rookie Daniel Sprong in the NHL after the first ten games or do they send him back down to the juniors? It's very rare that an 18-year old makes an NHL roster and even more uncommon that they stay all 82 games with a team. However, Sprong looks...

October 20th, 2015 In Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The NHL regular season is finally underway, and several teams are off to surprisingly good start. However, not every team has been so fortunate, as some teams have opened the 2015-16 season with a lackluster, and even embarrassing effort. However, which of these teams are only in a quick slump, and will be okay in the long run? Check out our...

October 19th, 2015 In Advanced Stats, Editor's Choice, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The NHL season just complete its' second week, and while it is still far too early to read very much into what's happened so far, nevertheless it is interesting to view some of the early trends and see what's been going on.  From Montreal to Columbus there is no shortage of interesting story-lines, so let's get down to it and see what's been...

October 19th, 2015 In Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

Through four games of the 2015-16 NHL regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins are not exactly playing up to snub. Before the season began, predictions were rolling out of how dominate the Penguins offence would be. With the addition of Phil Kessel in a blockbuster trade over the offseason, the Pens had arguable the most dangerous top-six in the...

October 19th, 2015 In Penguins Prospects, Pittsburgh Penguins, Prospects 0 comments

It's an incredibly rare feat for 18 year-old hockey players to crack the NHL, and for good reason. The NHL is the fastest, strongest, most talented hockey league in the world, and only the best of the best fresh-faced 18 year-olds are able to stay afloat there on a regular basis. Each year, however, there are a special few, usually the highest...

October 18th, 2015 In Column, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

LEAFS DAILY  Well, if the Penguins are a Cup Contender and the Leafs an Auston Matthews contender, you wouldn't have known it by watching last night's game in which the team filled with superstars looked decidedly mediocre against a team made up of cast offs like Arcobello, Parenteau and Boyes. Now, this isn't to say the Leafs were the better...

October 16th, 2015 In Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The Pens gained a lead for the first time this season in the 2nd period when Evgeni Malkin scored his first goal. Shortly thereafter, rookie Daniel Sprong scored his first NHL goal to push the Pens lead to two. Here's that Sprong goal: https://twitter.com/myregularface/status/654812887391694849 Regardless of whether he sticks with the...

October 14th, 2015 In Boston Bruins, Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

It's been a week since the 2015-16 NHL season began with a banner-raising ceremony in Chicago. Some teams have started out just as well as expected -- see Montreal, Nasvhille and New York Rangers -- while others have surprised people with the successful start to the season -- see San Jose, Arizona and Vancouver. But while those successful...

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