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He’s Gotta Have “Hart”: Making Malkin’s Case for MVP

It is the midway point of the season and nearly every NHL media outlet has put forth their opinions on the potential season award winners. When the discussion turns to […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Olli Maatta has been great for the Penguins, and there is no doubt that he has excelled fairly quickly for a youngster. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Olli Maata’s Heartbreaking Year Suffers One More Twist

Maatta’s Season Over News broke about Olli Maatta’s future for the current campaign after a 7-2 victory over a struggling Minnesota Wild squad Tuesday night. Despite offseason shoulder surgery, a […]

Patrice Bergeron may be the most complete player in the league. (Michael Ivins-US PRESSWIRE)

Retribution for Bergeron and Bruins against Penguins

Boston Bruins players and fans had to be waiting for some type of retribution on Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins after their last meeting on November 24. Well they […]

Agony to Ecstasy: Jim Rutherford Sniffs a Cup

Agony to Ecstasy: Jim Rutherford Sniffs a Cup

Jim Rutherford must be grinning from ear to ear right about now. Having left the agony that is the current edition of the Carolina Hurricanes to travel north to Pittsburgh […]

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Perron, Pugilism and Puke: Penguins’ Wildly Weird Week

The Pittsburgh Penguins had one of the most intriguing weeks an NHL team could have this past week and we are not even past the first week of 2015. Through […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Malkin and Adams Exchange Blows in Practice

It was a headline hattrick for the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday. The team made news acquiring 26-year-old left winger David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3, […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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David Perron a Good Fit For Pittsburgh Penguins

On Friday the Edmonton Oilers dropped the curtain on their game plan for the rest of the season by trading left winger David Perron to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange […]

Oilers Rebuild Continues; Deal Perron to Penguins

Oilers Rebuild Continues; Deal Perron to Penguins

The Edmonton Oilers have finally put a stop to the ever revolving rumour mill, at least for the time being. On Friday, the Oilers dealt winger David Perron to the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

Beau Bennett isn't expected to return from a wrist injury for another 4-5 weeks.(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins End 2014 Successfully, Look Ahead to 2015

Penguins End Four-Game Losing Streak With Beau Bennett, Christian Ehrhoff, and Craig Adams returning to the Penguins’ lineup, the co-leaders in the Metropolitan Division defeated the Carolina Hurricanes by a […]


14 Penguins Goals That Almost Were (Part 2)

These are the top six goals that almost were for the first part of the Penguins 2014 season. Unlike the last grouping, each of these “oh so close” moments happened […]

by · December 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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14 Penguins Goals That Almost Were (Part 1)

It’s countdown season and so far there have been plenty of outstanding lists from the contributors here at The Hockey Writers over the past two weeks. After watching all the […]

by · December 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Pouliot, Dumoulin, and Rust: An Incredible Week of Firsts for Pittsburgh

Recently, it’s not new news that the Penguins’ have been facing injuries upon injuries. Mumps, lower body injuries, upper body injuries… you name it. Inevitably, they look to their farm […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 5 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins