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Rumor Rundown: Tatar Leaving Detroit? Kessel Leaving Penguins?

Rumor Rundown: Tatar Leaving Detroit? Kessel Leaving Penguins?

July 13th, 2017 A couple of very interesting names may be on the move. To say these moves are imminent would be way overstating things, but in the cases of both Tomas Tatar and Phil Kessel, exits out of their respective organizations may come before their current deals — or in the case of Tatar, soon to be...
Pittsburgh Penguins Top 4 Prospects 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins Top 4 Prospects 2017

July 11th, 2017 The Pittsburgh Penguins aren't a franchise known for investing a lot in young players. For heaven's sake, they've picked once in the first round over the last five years, yet Pittsburgh has seen quite a few young players emerge onto the NHL scene and make significant impacts the last couple...

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Schultz Deal Worth Every Penny for Penguins

Justin Schultz signed on for three more years with the Pittsburgh Penguins this Saturday. His contract is no Carey Price-style bank-breaker, but it's not chump change either. The deal's $5.5 million average annual value makes Schultz the fifth-highest-paid player on the team, cheaper only... July 4th, 2017

Niemi Right Choice for Penguins

People who have heard tales of the Dallas Stars’ goaltending woes over the 2016-17 season might be wary of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Saturday acquisition, but picking up goaltender Antti Niemi in free agency was the best response to the departure of Marc-Andre Fleury that Penguins fans could... July 2nd, 2017

Schultz, Hunwick Sign 3-Yr Deals With Penguins, Niemi For One

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Justin Schultz to a new three-year extension, brought in defenseman Matt Hunwick for three years and signed backup goaltender Antti Niemi on a one-year deal. Over the past couple weeks and on July 1, the Penguins lost a number of players. These three... July 1st, 2017

Predicting Penguins Free Agency

What do Nick Bonino, Trevor Daley, Chris Kunitz, Matt Cullen and Ron Hainsey all have in common? They're likely to leave behind significant holes in the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup when they depart for new teams when free agency begins in less than 24 hours. Restricted Free Agents Retained The... July 1st, 2017

Ruhwedel Offers Penguins Salary Cap Relief

Chad Ruhwedel’s signing last week flew somewhat under the radar. Maybe that’s because the day after he signed, the Pittsburgh Penguins moved a few pieces to acquire Ryan Reaves, the notorious enforcer from the St. Louis Blues. Or maybe it’s because it was such a small salary, with Ruhwedel... July 1st, 2017

Rumor Rundown: Bonino, Kunitz, Daley, Cullen All Leaving Penguins

When you win the Stanley Cup, you can safely assume that some of the pieces that got you there are going to ask for raises. When you win it twice in two years, you can pretty much guarantee it. This is the dilemma facing the Pittsburgh Penguins who are the defending Stanley Cup Champions and have... June 29th, 2017