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Dear Minnesota, Please Give Matt Cooke a Chance

Dear Minnesota, Please Give Matt Cooke a Chance

As free agency opened up on Friday and general managers threw money around in preparation for the 2022 NHL lockout, there was a storm brewing in Minnesota. Out of the […]

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What is the Penguins’ Next Move?

Penguins GM Ray Shero never expected to sign Rob Scuderi.

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Pittsburgh Penguins Reload Secret Stanley Cup Weapon

The Pittsburgh Penguins reloaded the secret Stanley Cup weapon that’s been missing from their repertoire. This secret weapon is a shutdown defenseman who goes by the name of Rob Scuderi. […]

by · July 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Jarome Iginla Discusses His Time With The Penguins

Jarome Iginla signed a one-year contract with the Boston Bruins on Friday, three months after he turned his back on the team for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The deal contains a […]

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Penguins’ GM Ray Shero Staying the Course

If there is one thing this summer has proven about Ray Shero, it’s that he isn’t afraid to stick to his guns in the face of excruciating scrutiny.  There were […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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NHL Free Agents: 5 Targets for the Pittsburgh Penguins

With the free agent market opening on Friday, teams are scrambling to keep their unrestricted free agents or figure out how to replace them. The new CBA has added a […]

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Simon Despres: Arrested Development

Simon Despres could have helped the Penguins win a Stanley Cup. They never gave him a chance.

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Kris Letang Signed Up for a Trade?

Kris Letang signed a $58 million contract, but his hesitation over coming to terms with the Pittsburgh Penguins was being dealt in a future trade. General Manger Ray Shero had […]

by · July 3, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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What’s Holding Up the Kris Letang Negotiations?

The Penguins want Letang. They’re also willing to let everything fall apart over a simple verbal exception.

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

After all of the hype, all of the speculation and rumor-mongering leading up to Sunday’s 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, NJ, it sure was a dud of a news […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Remember a few years ago when the Pittsburgh Penguins were the toast of the NHL?  The Pens were coming off back to back Stanley Cup Final appearances that ultimately culminated with the […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Ray Shero Can Trade, But Can He Draft?

Building a hockey team is an inexact science for any general manager. GMs have a variety of ways to reach their ultimate goal (building a Stanley Cup-winning roster) whether they […]