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3 NHL Home Openers That Will Rock

Anticipation fills the air. With the meaningless tune up games drawing to a close, the regular season is almost upon us. Fans will pack arenas, desperate to will their favorite […]

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Losing Orpik Makes the Penguins Better

The Pittsburgh Penguins went through as many changes this offseason as some teams go through in a decade. They lost their head coach, their GM, a 40-goal scorer, and lost […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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A Recap, and Welcome, Back to Hockey

No more Ray Shero and his masterful trades, or his inability to draft anyone other than defensemen.  No more Dan Bylsma and his wide open style of play that lead […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Mystery That Is Penguins Head Coach Mike Johnston

The mystery that is new Pittsburgh Penguins Head Coach Mike Johnston is about to be revealed. While he has spent much of the summer getting to know the city of […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Silence in Pittsburgh; Recapping the Offseason

After an eventful beginning to the summer offseason for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization, all has gone silent in August and September. How silent has it gone? So much so that […]

by · September 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Should the Penguins Take the Leap of Faith for Dan Carcillo?

After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2003 Dan Carcillo has played 390 NHL games between stops in Arizona, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. Now aged 29, […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Major Turnover: A Pittsburgh Penguins Q&A

Everyone saw what happened to the Pittsburgh Penguins and you could see it coming. They built a big division lead, got a serious case of the injury bug, tried to ride it […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Crosby Already the 5th Best Forward of All Time?

A Flyers writer singing the praises of Sidney Crosby? Surely, you must be clamoring to find the schedule for the Hell 2014-15 hockey season, because it’s definitely frozen over at […]

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Are Sidney Crosby and the Penguins Still Elite?

It has been an off season full of change that captain Sidney Crosby has watched from afar for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. Newly minted general manager Jim Rutherford moved on […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Parts on Defense

The Pittsburgh Penguins are still missing major parts on defense. With Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen signing contracts with the Washington Capitals, the Penguins have to replace a plus-minus rating of +33 (Niskanen) and […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Thoughts From Penguins Prospects Scrimmage

The Pittsburgh Penguins held their annual prospects development camp this past week, having begun on Tuesday. Saturday afternoon, they concluded with a scrimmage. I was able to attend the game, […]

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If the Pens Have Confused You, You’re Not Alone

I can’t help but wonder over the past month and a half, if Penguins’ GM Jim Rutherford even knows what year it is. Does he know that he’s the GM […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins