Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

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Leafs and Penguins Swap Futures

Toronto Maple Leafs trump free-agency day by dealing Phil Kessel to Pittsburgh … – National Post http://t.co/dgEL8pqvqV — TM Leafs Tweet (@TMLeafsTweet) July 5, 2015 “Phil Kessel has been traded […]

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Sergei Plotnikov Paid to Get out of His KHL Contract

KHL forward Sergei Plotnikov is coming to the NHL after signing an entry-level deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins on July 1. There’s perennial doubt about how long any player from […]

by · July 5, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Pittsburgh Penguins
Phil Kessel trade looming? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Winners & Losers From Day 1 Of Free Agency

In recent years, July 1 was a day that teams would spend an exorbitant amount of money to bring in the best players available. That was even the case in […]

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Did the Penguins Find a Hidden Gem at the Draft?

The Pittsburgh Penguins only had four picks this year, but they have made the most out of them and might have found a hidden gem. No, it’s not Daniel Sprong, […]

Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Rutherford’s Penguins About to Face Their Toughest Test

The Pittsburgh Penguins were out to acquire a top-six wing and they did just that. They sent Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and first and third round picks in […]

At times, it was frustrating for Phil Kessel to play the lead role in the saga that was the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Thoughts on the Phil Kessel Trade

As you’re no doubt aware, the Leafs have traded Phil Kessel, Tyler Biggs, Tim Erixon and the second round pick that they previously got off the Penguins in the Winnik […]

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Sergei Plotnikov Comes to NHL, Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed 25-year-old KHL forward Sergei Plotnikov to a one-year entry-level deal. The #Pens have signed forward Sergei Plotnikov to a one-year entry-level contract. Details: http://t.co/fHcd4nvhWE pic.twitter.com/1WS9Y80IHT […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Pittsburgh Penguins
Phil Kessel trade looming? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Phil Kessel Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins

It’s official, the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Going back to the Maple Leafs in the deal are Kasperi Kapanen, Scott Harrington and an […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh native Brandon Saad (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the Penguins Missed on Brandon Saad

On the eve of NHL free agency, General Manager Stan Bowman and the Chicago Blackhawks shocked the hockey world by dealing rising star Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets […]

Brandon Saad (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburghers Love Saad; Penguins Are Better Off Without Him

Pittsburgher Brandon Saad, formerly a restricted free agent for the Chicago Blackhawks, was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a haul of players and a 4th round draft pick. The […]

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Toronto Maple Leafs Control the Fate of Jeff Skinner

It may not seem like it, but the Toronto Maple Leafs have had a surprising amount of control over the destination of Carolina Hurricanes’ forward Jeff Skinner. It’s not likely […]

At times, it was frustrating for Phil Kessel to play the lead role in the saga that was the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Shouldn’t Trade for Popular Phil Kessel

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been searching for a top-six winger and they will have to trade to get one. They have been linked to Toronto’s Phil Kessel, St. Louis’ T. […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins