June 17th, 2016 In News, Penguins Goaltending, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The performance of Matt Murray in the Pittsburgh Penguins' run to the Stanley Cup, the likely 2017-18 NHL expansion player redistribution and the upcoming cap-space-crunch that the Pens are facing have all contributed to the chatter about Marc-Andre Fleury's future in the City of Champions. According to a report from Eric Francis of the Calgary...

June 16th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

In the Stanley Cup Final, two players stood out to me. No one else seemed to pay much attention to either player. These two forwards brought speed, savvy and aggressiveness to their respective teams. But their contributions were undervalued, almost ignored by the media. So I thought I’d show how valuable these two players were for their...

June 16th, 2016 In Injury Report, News, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

HBK Line stalwart Nick Bonino (#BoninoBoninoBonino)has revealed that he finished out the Stanley Cup Final with an elbow infection. He revealed the infection Thursday a day after 400,000 denizens of Pittsburgh celebrated the Penguins Stanley Cup victory in the streets of the city. Bonino, with his elbow wrapped, told the press that he had been...

June 16th, 2016 In News, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

Phil Kessel was the toast of Wednesday's Stanley Cup parade despite not winning the Conn Smythe Trophy. He lead the Stanley Cup champions in points (22) and goals (10) throughout the postseason, and, it turns out, only missed the Conn Smythe by the tiniest of margins. Conn Smythe voting is done by a rotating cast of 18 writers from the...

June 15th, 2016 In Penguins Management, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions. Thanks to General Manager Jim Rutherford, that is a title that they will be serious contenders for during the next few seasons. The championship in 2009 was supposed to the beginning of a dynasty that rivaled that of Wayne Gretzky’s Edmonton Oilers. After a string of disappointing playoff...

June 15th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The 2015-16 NHL season was a disappointing one for the Chicago Blackhawks. When I say 'disappointing' I mainly mean that the team didn't win the Stanley Cup -- something they had been able to do in three of the previous six seasons. Stan Bowman was forced to make some difficult salary cap decisions in the previous offseason, resulting in a...

June 14th, 2016 In Penguins Goaltending, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

To get this out of the way right from the start: the Penguins wouldn't be participating in the 2016 NHL playoffs if it wasn't for many stellar performances by Marc-André Fleury. The same goes for the 2015 postseason, when he gave his team a realistic chance to win each one of the five games against a superior New York Rangers team in Round...

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