Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

Sidney Crosby must put aside all distractions to better perform in the post-season. (Photo by Andy Martin Jr.)

Penguins Leave Players, Playoff Power in Pittsburgh

  Check out this awesome shot @jbkellner caught of Wardo's HUGE save tonight. Amazing picture. http://t.co/O5LfdcBeVh — Leah Zeidman (@LMZeidman) March 27, 2015 A strong contingent of Pittsburgh Penguins fans were […]

Chris Kunitz has lost a step this season. Could he be available for trade? (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Five Reasons: Move Kunitz to Bottom Six

No player has taken more criticism in Pittsburgh lately than forward Chris Kunitz.  In November, the two-time Stanley Cup winner, Olympic gold medalist and, most notably, Robin to Sidney Crosby’s […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Compete Level a Concern for Penguins

In the post-game conference following the Pittsburgh Penguins’ loss to St. Louis on Tuesday, Head Coach Mike Johnston made mention of some concerning issues regarding a few unnamed players. Mike […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Steve Downie Returning to Form in Pittsburgh

Steve Downie Returning to Form in Pittsburgh

View image | gettyimages.com When Steve Downie was signed in the off-season, the Penguins knew exactly what they were getting.  They were acquiring a gritty, toes-the-line forward who would add […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Greiss Is Wrong, Pitt! Penguins Backup Plan Struggling

The Greiss Is Wrong, Pitt! Well, close enough. This past offseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins went out and signed 28 year-old Thomas Greiss to a 1 year, $1 million contract. You […]

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Penguins Continue To Struggle With Afternoon Games

This past weekend was a key test for the Pittsburgh Penguins heading into the Stanley Cup Playoffs with match-ups against two Atlantic Division opponents in the Boston Bruins and the […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Wrap-Up Successful Western Conference Swing

Monday night ended the Pittsburgh Penguins four-game Western swing with the Penguins picking up five out of a potential eight points.  Pittsburgh currently sits four points behind the New York […]

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 […]