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Rapid Reax: Dan Bylsma Extended

Rapid Reax: Dan Bylsma Extended

At just about 11:15am this morning, Pittsburgh Penguins’ General Manager Ray Shero announced that he has awarded Dan Bylsma, and his coaching staff (Todd Reirdon and Tony Granato) all two-year […]

by · June 12, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Sidney Crosby Should Have Kept His Facemask On

Disclaimer: this article is both half-serious & half-joking, at the same time. Since the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated and swept out of the playoffs by the Boston Bruins there has […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Unsolved Mysteries: The Penguins Collapse in the 2013 Playoffs

Unsolved Mysteries: The Penguins Collapse in the 2013 Playoffs

How did the Boston Bruins sweep a Pittsburgh Penguins team that comprised Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla, and Kris Letang? That’s the question I have been utterly unable to […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Pittsburgh Penguins
Coach Dan Bylsma finally gets to manage a healthy lineup (Tom Turk/THW)

Making the Case For and Against Dan Bylsma

As I sit here, four days after the Penguins were ousted from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the shock is beginning to wear off. The wound however, is still very fresh. […]

by · June 11, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Dan Bylsma, along with his assistant coaches, will be returning behind the Pittsburgh Penguins bench next season. (Pensryourdaddy / Picasa)

The One Question Not Being Asked of the Pittsburgh Penguins

Who, or what, is to blame? Sure, many in the mainstream Pittsburgh hockey/sports media are coming up with their own solutions to have fixed the Penguins in their Eastern Conference […]

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Penguins Can’t Explain Black Swan Bruins

Change for the sake of change doesn’t increase the odds of winning a Stanley Cup.

by · June 10, 2013 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Should Dan Bylsma Be Fired?

Should Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma be fired? Everyone’s initial opinion was an overwhelming and emphatic, YES. I don’t know about you, but I don’t watch the Pens for […]

by · June 10, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

Tumultuous Summer Awaits Penguins’ GM Ray Shero

A season many thought would culminate with Gary Bettman handing the most coveted trophy in all of sports to Pens’ captain Sidney Crosby for the second time in five years […]

by · June 9, 2013 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Bruins Prove That Teams, Not Individuals, Win Championships

By Mike Miccoli It starts with a milk crate. Maybe a steel folding chair for some, an orange traffic cone for others, but for most, it’s a milk crate. You […]

Jarome Iginla (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

What If Jarome Iginla Accepted the Boston Trade?

On March 27, 2013, Jarome Iginla was on the verge of being traded away from the only team he’s ever known. All signs pointed to the Boston Bruins and even […]

Referee Eric Furlatt addresses the Capitals' bench (Flickr/Clydeorama)

Scouting the Refs: Penguins/Bruins Game 4

Stephen Walkom and Eric Furlatt are set to officiate tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins at the TD Garden.  Shane Heyer and Brad Kovachik will be the […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
Dan Bylsma (AxsDenny/Flickr)

Should Dan Bylsma Be on the Hot Seat?

To many people around the NHL, this question won’t make any sense. Pittsburgh is in the midst of turmoil though. With Dan Bylsma’s Pittsburgh Penguins at the brink of an […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins