Shero’s Toughest Decision Yet Looms on Post-Olympic Horizon

Shero’s Toughest Decision Yet Looms on Post-Olympic Horizon

Former Pittsburgh Penguins GM Craig Patrick did it in 1991, and then again in 1992. Current Pens GM Ray Shero did it 2012. They made very difficult decisions to trade […]

A Kadri for Kesler deal would make sense on the Leafs' part, but unfortunately for them it will cost a whole lot more  (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Does Nazem Kadri Have Superstar Potential?

Perhaps the Toronto Maple Leafs should think about trading Nazem Kadri a little more often. A little after a week since GM Dave Nonis said he would be “willing to […]

The Sharks suffered an agonizing defeat in Winnipeg to start the road trip.

Jets’ Arrivals and Departures: Postma and Clitsome

  Winnipeg Jets defencemen Paul Postma and Grant Clitsome are headed in very different directions. Postma is finally skating again, three months after being diagnosed with a blood clot in […]

by · January 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions, Winnipeg Jets
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The THW/Penguins Mailbag: Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Hope that you all had a safe and happy holiday season. Without further ado, let’s fire up the mailbag. From what I understand, (Penguins GM Ray) […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Matt Hendricks (Tom Turks / THW)

Struggling Goalie Dubnyk traded to Nashville for Hendricks

The Edmonton Oilers, staring a lost season in the face, decided to cut bait on their most frustrating possession: Devan Dubnyk. The 27-year-old net-minder is currently making $3.5-million. His contract will expire at […]

by · January 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

A List of Potential Penguins’ Trade Options for Your Debating Pleasure

The NHL’s annual trade deadline is just under two full months away, at 3pm eastern time in March 5th. However, there will be a “freeze” put on all rosters on, […]

Whether a crime was committed or not, it is unfair to vote against Semyon Varlamov strictly due to an alleged action (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Colorado Avalanche Need to Lock Up Semyon Varlamov

Since the year 2003, the Colorado Avalanche have been on what seems like a futile effort. They’ve had some success, won some playoff series, but the thing that they have […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Koivu has been in and out of the lineup (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Minnesota Wild: Buyers or Sellers at NHL Trade Deadline

Wild Need Significant Win Streak to Become Buyers at Trade Deadline At current the Minnesota Wild are on the outside looking in when it comes to the Western Conference playoff […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild, Trades Contracts and Transactions
James Reimer has struggled at times this season but that's not his fault (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

When Will the Maple Leafs Trade James Reimer?

The success of Jonathan Bernier is just one reason why the time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to trade James Reimer is approaching fast.

Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

With Team USA Set, Shero Can Focus on Replacing Dupuis

The announcement of the 2014 United States Mens’ hockey team for the Sochi Olympics came just after the conclusion of the Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Mi., this past Wednesday. […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Eric Gelinas might be seeing less ice-time than Marek Zidlicky and Andy Greene, but he could be a good option for those in deeper leagues. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

A Tale of Two Players: Eric Gelinas and Mattias Tedenby Back in Albany

In a tale of two players, the Albany Devils received an immediate upgrade.  Mattias Tedenby and Eric Gelinas were assigned to Albany by the New Jersey Devils and it could […]

Pascal Dupuis (Andy Martin Jr)

How Dupuis Injury Affects Penguins’ Organization

Dan Bylsma announced on Friday, “Pascal Dupuis will be going for ACL knee surgery in a couple of weeks and is out indefinitely.  And knowing the timetable, likely out for the remainder of the […]