Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

Scott Harrington won't get to make his NHL debut yet (CHL Images)

Harrington and Pouliot Proving Their Worth

For the last several years, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been stockpiling young, future NHL star defensemen.  The process began back in 2009 when they selected Simon Despres 30th overall and […]

Zach Sill scored his first NHL goal on Wednesday, snapping a 51-game scoreless drought to begin his NHL career. (Perry Nelson/USA TODAY Sports)

Zach Sill and His Improbable First Goal

Last night against the Chicago Blackhawks, Zach Sill scored his first career NHL goal. He probably won’t score many more throughout his career, and he’s probably OK with that. Sill, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Waddle Into All-Star Break After Two Tough Losses

January has not been kind to the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Neither have the past two days.  Heading into two pivotal games with a January record of 3-3-1 and slowly losing positioning […]

Can the Penguins fit Jagr under the salary cap? (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Pouliot, Harrington, Jagr and the Penguins’ Cap Situation

Will the Penguins be facing a cap penalty next season?

by · January 22, 2015 · 14 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Have a Metro Problem

The Pittsburgh Penguins look great again this season. They currently have 58 points and are poised to make the playoffs for their ninth consecutive year. Evgeni Malkin is at the top […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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David Perron: Paying Off Huge for Pittsburgh

It’s been nearly three weeks since the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers and already the deal looks to be paying off. The Penguins are in a […]

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Top 10 Best Games in Flyers-Penguins History

There is no more “Battle of Pennsylvania”. When the Flyers and Penguins face-off against each other it should be dubbed the “War of Pennsylvania”. All-time the Flyers hold a commanding […]

Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Battle of the Captains: Crosby, Giroux, and Toews, Oh My!

The Pittsburgh Penguins did not have a good week and that is putting it lightly.  After losing Olli Maatta for the remainder of the season due to shoulder surgery and dropping […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Injury Woes: Who Do They Miss Most?

It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Penguins have been plagued by injuries not just this season, but for the past several years. Key players like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, […]

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He’s Gotta Have “Hart”: Making Malkin’s Case for MVP

It is the midway point of the season and nearly every NHL media outlet has put forth their opinions on the potential season award winners. When the discussion turns to […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Olli Maatta has been great for the Penguins, and there is no doubt that he has excelled fairly quickly for a youngster. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Olli Maata’s Heartbreaking Year Suffers One More Twist

Maatta’s Season Over News broke about Olli Maatta’s future for the current campaign after a 7-2 victory over a struggling Minnesota Wild squad Tuesday night. Despite offseason shoulder surgery, a […]

Patrice Bergeron may be the most complete player in the league. (Michael Ivins-US PRESSWIRE)

Retribution for Bergeron and Bruins against Penguins

Boston Bruins players and fans had to be waiting for some type of retribution on Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins after their last meeting on November 24. Well they […]