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Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Losses of Martin and Letang Complicate Penguins’ Decisions

The Pittsburgh Penguins are without Paul Martin and Kris Letang for a significant period of time. The losses of Martin and Letang complicate the Penguins’ roster decisions. Letang is out indefinitely after […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Grading the Penguins Olympians

Seven Penguins and a coaching staff went to Sochi. Four Penguins will return with medals. It certainly isn’t a bad haul for the group as a whole, but the Penguins […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Three Post-Olympic Areas of Focus for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Three Post-Olympic Areas of Focus for the Pittsburgh Penguins

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will wrap up on Sunday. NHL teams will promptly get back to work next week with practice, and games return in full force […]

by · February 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
The fans in Sochi seem to be enjoying the Games (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Early Olympic Stories for the Penguins

As the Pittsburgh Penguins take a hiatus from their quest for NHL domination, seven players and a coaching staff hope to dominate the world in Sochi. The men’s hockey portion […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Pittsburgh Penguins: Five Post-Olympic Storylines

As the NHL steps aside to shine a spotlight on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves in a familiar place.  More than two-thirds of the way through the season, […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Hershey Bears faced the W-B/Scranton Penguins for the second night in a row on Saturday. (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Capitals vs. Penguins A Rivalry Beyond the NHL

The rivalry between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins ranks as one of the best in the National Hockey League for obvious reasons. The matchups between Sidney Crosby and […]

Letang has not been allowed to join the rush as often this season (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Kris Letang Stroke Could Be Season Ending

According to my research, Kris Letang’s stroke could be season ending. This is much longer than the six weeks predicted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a press release on Friday. During his time off, Letang […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
Brooks Orpik doesn't belong on Team USA Olympic roster. (Kris Krug)

Brooks Orpik Doesn’t Belong on Team USA Olympic Roster

Brooks Orpik doesn’t belong on the Team USA Olympic roster. As THW’s Mike Colligan pointed out, Orpik’s game has declined. He’s slow of foot and he’s unable to keep up with any […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 16 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
Brooks Orpik (Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports)

The Quiet Decline of Brooks Orpik

Brooks Orpik isn’t what he used to be, and the world may see that in Sochi this month.

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3 Reasons the Penguins Won’t Trade Kris Letang

With the NHL’s trade deadline looming soon after an impending Olympic roster freeze, hockey fans everywhere wait with eager anticipation to see what moves will be made around the league.  It’s no different […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Alex Killorn could be a valuable pick-up for fantasy managers as he receives top-line minutes alongside Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Prospect Who Slipped Away

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ prospect who slipped away was supposed to be the left-handed Kris Letang. This young phenom hails from the same province as Letang in Quebec. His talent is […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Shero’s Toughest Decision Yet Looms on Post-Olympic Horizon

Shero’s Toughest Decision Yet Looms on Post-Olympic Horizon

Former Pittsburgh Penguins GM Craig Patrick did it in 1991, and then again in 1992. Current Pens GM Ray Shero did it 2012. They made very difficult decisions to trade […]