December 21st, 2015 In Pittsburgh Penguins, Rumors 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins, in the midst of an extremely disappointing 2015-16 campaign, are looking for answers. While the Penguins will need to remain patient with Mike Sullivan as he begins his tenure as head coach, they can't simply stand pat and hope that everything works itself out. They need to act and they need to do so quickly. By acting, I...

December 17th, 2015 In Penguins Transactions, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The re-acquisition of Ben Lovejoy is going to go down as one of the worst trades in the history of the Pittsburgh Penguins. We've revisited this trade before and it doesn't look good anyway you slice it. The Penguins should never have given a 24-year old, smooth skating and physical defender to the Anaheim Ducks for Lovejoy, did I mention that...

December 16th, 2015 In Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals 0 comments

After some good reception on the November edition of Metro Division By the Numbers, I'm happy to bring December's edition. Once again, I caution the numbers are light. Stay with me now: ONE. That’s the number of games the Washington Capitals have left without a point since Nov. 21. It’s during that time that the Capitals’ 9-1-1 record,...

December 16th, 2015 In Hockey History, Penguins History, Player Profiles 0 comments

In this series, we debate the merits of players who may have been overlooked for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame using the Hall’s criteria of judging a player based on their “playing ability, sportsmanship, character and contributions to his or her team or teams and to the game of hockey in general." Today we look at the case for Mark...

December 15th, 2015 In Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

"Adversity does not build character, it reveals it" - James Lane Allen Just a few days into Mike Sullivan's tenure as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team is already dealing with adversity. Injuries are nothing new for the Penguins, who seem to be plagued by them every year, but their most recent loss was one they could not afford to...

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