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Penguins’ GM Ray Shero Staying the Course

If there is one thing this summer has proven about Ray Shero, it’s that he isn’t afraid to stick to his guns in the face of excruciating scrutiny.  There were […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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NHL Free Agents: 5 Targets for the Pittsburgh Penguins

With the free agent market opening on Friday, teams are scrambling to keep their unrestricted free agents or figure out how to replace them. The new CBA has added a […]

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Simon Despres: Arrested Development

Simon Despres could have helped the Penguins win a Stanley Cup. They never gave him a chance.

Kris Letang's contract extension has not been finalized (Tom Turk/THW)

Kris Letang Signed Up for a Trade?

Kris Letang signed a $58 million contract, but his hesitation over coming to terms with the Pittsburgh Penguins was being dealt in a future trade. General Manger Ray Shero had […]

by · July 3, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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What’s Holding Up the Kris Letang Negotiations?

The Penguins want Letang. They’re also willing to let everything fall apart over a simple verbal exception.

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

After all of the hype, all of the speculation and rumor-mongering leading up to Sunday’s 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, NJ, it sure was a dud of a news […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Remember a few years ago when the Pittsburgh Penguins were the toast of the NHL?  The Pens were coming off back to back Stanley Cup Final appearances that ultimately culminated with the […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Ray Shero Can Trade, But Can He Draft?

Building a hockey team is an inexact science for any general manager. GMs have a variety of ways to reach their ultimate goal (building a Stanley Cup-winning roster) whether they […]

The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Buy the Chicago Blackhawks’ Blueprint

The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Buy the Chicago Blackhawks’ Blueprint

While the Chicago Blackhawks capturing the 2013 Stanley Cup, their second in four years, is no surprise to anyone, the Pittsburgh Penguins were the odds on favorite. The Pens fell […]

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Kunitz Extension, Latest on Kris Letang

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ highest priorities at the moment are Kris Letang and Pascal Dupuis. That didn’t stop them from locking up another important asset.

by · June 27, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
It's Kris Letang's year to win the Norris Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW)

Are the Predators in on Letang?

Almost a year ago, at this time of the year, the Predators were sitting waiting to hear word about the future of their blueline, with both Ryan Suter and Shea […]

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Can We Continue to Trust Ray Shero?

When reflecting upon the Pittsburgh Penguins’ playoff short-comings, we’ve blamed Dan Bylsma, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and anyone else we could think of besides Ray Shero. Why hasn’t […]

by · June 21, 2013 · 14 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins