September 29th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

Tristan Jarry - Pittsburgh's other highly touted goaltending prospect - played fairly well last season in his first year at the AHL level. While he didn't match Matt Murray's record-breaking performance from one season prior, he posted a respectable .905 save percentage and 2.69 goals-against average through 33 games played. Last night, everyone...

September 28th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Pittsburgh Penguins, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the reigning Stanley Cup Champions. What could be more impressive than that? The road that they took to get there, and the way in which they traversed it is what is truly extraordinary. During the first three months of the season, the Penguins played to a record of 18-15-4, a number that is fairly deceiving....

September 28th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

Sixteen out of 30. That's where a superstar-laden Pittsburgh Penguins team's power play ranked at the end of the 2015-16 regular season. To say that there's room for improvement would be underselling the problem. They Both Want the Half Wall You have two of the best players in the world. I think the problem is they both like playing the half...

September 25th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

Welcome to part two of the prelude to the THW Penguins’ season preview. Last time we covered the continued viability of Conor Sheary and Bryan Rust as top-six (or nine) forwards. Now as training camp has opened, we will discuss a number of topics. The Legacy of the Penguins’ Core After the Penguins built their young core of Sidney Crosby,...

September 24th, 2016 In News, Penguins Goaltending, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

The argument to keep players from playing international hockey will certainly be made once again following the World Cup of Hockey with some significant injuries leaving some NHL teams without star players as training camp opens and even into the start of the regular season. After Panthers’ defenceman Aaron Ekblad was forced to leave Toronto...

September 24th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins are back on the ice at their practice facility - The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, Pa. - for the start of training camp. Things are much different this season, though, as the Penguins aren't looking at a completely re-tooled roster following a disappointing postseason elimination. They're staring at what is...

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