Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

Cole has the second best plus/minus among Blues defensemen (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Add Cole, Lovejoy on Deadline Day

Rumor around Pittsburgh after the Daniel Winnik deal last week was that General Manager Jim Rutherford was done making deals, but would keep the phone on during Monday’s Trade Deadline […]

Pittsburgh and Columbus faceoff in Game 1 on Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center (AxsDeny / flickr)

What is the Penguins’ Salary Cap Situation?

The biggest challenge for the Pittsburgh Penguins is going to be navigating the salary cap.

by · March 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Pens Win a Sloppy One in Washington

The Pittsburgh Penguins got a much needed win last night. They finally beat a Metropolitan foe in regulation, something they had yet to accomplish in 2015. Their only WIN against […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Jim Rutherford “Wins” the Daniel Winnik Sweepstakes

Jim Rutherford “Wins” the Daniel Winnik Sweepstakes

Prior to their contest Wednesday night against division rivals, the Washington Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Toronto Maple Leaf forward Daniel Winnik in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2015 fourth-round […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Pens Stifle Metropolitan Woes with Win in Washington

The Pittsburgh Penguins picked up more than just two points in their 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals Wednesday night.  They regained their confidence against Metropolitan Division foes which has been a glaring […]

Win-Win in Winnik Trade

Win-Win in Winnik Trade

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Daniel Winnik to the Pittsburgh Penguins for centerman Zach Sill, a fourth-round pick in 2015 and a second-round pick in 2016. Sill has played […]

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Sidney Crosby’s Age is Affecting His Offensive Production

In the above graph, generated from stats.hockeyanalysis.com, we can see Sidney Crosby’s 5v5 Point Production throughout most of his career.  It seems to follow a fairly natural aging curve but […]

Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Jordan Staal to the Penguins? How Very Rutherford.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been a bit underwhelming of late. They’re 5-4-1 in their past 10 games, and 10-9-3 since the calendar turned to 2015. A winning record, yes, but […]

Fleury (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Put a Halt to Criticisms, For Now

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been inconsistent this 2015 calendar year, to say the least.  They’ve posted a 10-8-4 record since the start of the new year, with the most recent victory over […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Jeff Petry has been tacking on the points before the trade deadline. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Target Profile: Jeff Petry

Jeff Petry’s skillset would make him a good defensive fit in the Pittsburgh Penguins system.

Columbus forecheck (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Same Old Penguins? Next Two Games Will Provide an Answer

Last week I feel that we learned a little bit more about what kind of team the Penguins are at this point of the season. Winning two out of three […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Blake Comeau (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Blake Comeau Makes Presence Felt in Recent Return

When the 28 year-old winger went down with injury in late December, Penguins fans were left wondering when Blake Comeau would return, how would he fit in with the squad? […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins