Pittsburgh Penguins News & Opinion

Should James Neal be on the top powerplay? (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Have Incentive to Bench Jussi Jokinen

Jussi Jokinen’s biggest contribution to the Penguins lineup is his faceoff ability.

by · May 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Should James Neal be on the top powerplay? (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Pens Look to Vanquish Sens After 7-3 Drubbing

Every game within a series tells it’s own story. The narrative after Sunday night’s double-overtime game in Ottawa was bone-headed play and silly coaching decisions by a team infinitely superior […]

by · May 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins
Evgeni Malkin led the Penguins over the Jets with five points on the afternoon (Tom Turk/THW)

Will Penguins’ Collapse Cost them the Series?

In an era consumed with Facebook, Twitter and hoards of media anxious to be the first to report, well, just about anything, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and blow things […]

by · May 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Dan Bylsma (AxsDenny/Flickr)

Could Bylsma’s Ego Ruin Pens’ Cup Chances?

It’s a trend that is becoming far too familiar to Penguins’ fans in these Stanley Cup Playoffs: A bone-headed play, a mental lapse, a brain cramp, or pure laziness leading […]

Erik Karlsson was benched in Game 2 against the Penguins (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

Ottawa Can’t Hide Their Norris Trophy Defenseman

Erik Karlsson’s frustration has led to indecision. He’s gone from all-important asset to outright liability.

by · May 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins
Coach Dan Bylsma finally gets to manage a healthy lineup (Tom Turk/THW)

Sixth Sense: Dan Bylsma Decision Could Cost Penguins Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma has one more delicate decision to make in the playoffs that could make or break the Stanley Cup aspirations of his team. He needs […]

by · May 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Referees have seen better days. (Flickr/Dan4th)

Playoff Officiating: Tarnishing Your NHL Experience?

Whether you’re rooting for the team wearing dark jerseys or the team wearing white jerseys, it’s the men in stripes that seem to be getting much of the attention this […]

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks
Pittsburgh Penguins' Forward James Neal is having the best season of any left-wing in the league. (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Penguins’ Special Teams Prime Club for Cup Run

Despite some visible issues, the Pittsburgh Penguins may be primed for a Stanley Cup run thanks to their special teams.

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Chris Kunitz. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Secret of the Chris Kunitz Effect

The Pittsburgh Penguins have experienced ups and downs throughout the 2013 NHL Playoffs. The Pens have juggled around their top two scoring lines in an attempt to satisfy the needs […]

by · May 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Pascal Dupuis and His Stanley Cup Moment

It’s easy to see how another team might be willing to pay the 34-year-old Dupuis upwards of $5 million per year to shore up their top line and penalty kill.

by · May 16, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Pascal Dupuis Enjoys “Surprising” People

He just turned 34 years old a month ago. He has played for four different NHL teams. And now, Pascal “The Rascal” Dupuis leads the Stanley Cup Playoffs in goals. […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins
The Philadelphia Flyers are 10-2-1 since the doors opened at the Consol Energy Center.(Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Making Sense of the Penguins Goaltending Situation

First things first, I want to make it absolutely clear that I am not here to maliciously heap scorn on Marc-Andre Fleury. Despite my opinion of his ability, I truly […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins