Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

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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 […]

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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
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Penguins’ Post-Draft Status and New Trade Information

The Pittsburgh Penguins made it through the 2015 NHL entry draft without three of their draft picks and, in an uncharacteristic fashion, did not execute a trade. However, the show […]

by · June 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Solid offensively, more than reliable and trustworthy on the defensive side of the puck, special teams weapon. How can one begin to gauge Nielsen's worth? (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Looking at Jeff Skinner?

I got an alert on my phone this morning announcing that Jeff Skinner might be the topic of trade conversations with the Carolina Hurricanes and, who else, but old JR. […]

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Factors to Consider in a Penguins Trade for Phil Kessel

The NHL draft is becoming the new trade deadline. While the deadline itself gets all the hype, reality is that it’s pretty difficult for teams to swap star players midseason. […]

The Search for a Top-Six Forward in Pittsburgh

The Search for a Top-Six Forward in Pittsburgh

We’ve reached that time during summer where the Stanley Cup has been raised and the draft and free agency are about to begin. Rumors are running rampant and there’s nothing that […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Are the Maple Leafs and Penguins on the Verge of a Deal?

With the NHL draft a little over a day away, trade talks and speculation are running absolutely rampant. Teams are debating which players they want to target and just how […]

Report: Penguins Interested in Phil Kessel

Report: Penguins Interested in Phil Kessel

The Pittsburgh Penguins have expressed interest in acquiring Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to Sportsnet’s Damien Cox. PITT targeting Phil Kessel as one of 4 or 5 […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Pittsburgh Penguins
Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby developing chemistry (Flickr/Dan4th)

Penguins Looking to Trade Kunitz, and T. J. Oshie Rumor

Some big news came from Russia early this morning with a source inside the Pittsburgh Penguins eventually confirming it, they’re going to attempt and sign Sergei Plotnikov. He plays in […]

Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

3 on 3 OT Will Be a Boon For Pittsburgh

It was reported last night by Bob McKenzie that the NHL will more than likely be going to a 3-on-3 overtime format. Pending B of G approval, NHL will go […]

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Updated Status Of Penguins’ Top Free Agents

The NHL salary cap is officially set at $71,400,000, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have $57,731,666 committed to eight forwards, four defensemen and one goaltender – per GeneralFanager. With about $13 […]