August 7th, 2017On July 1, 2017, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced they had made a handful of deals, which included the signing of Burnsville, Minnesota native Jarred Tinordi.
Near the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford stated a couple of his primary objectives this offseason would be...
August 3rd, 2017Whether it has been due to the sheer number of games the Pittsburgh Penguins have contested in the previous seasons, or by some other force of nature, the team has made as many headlines for the injuries they have sustained as the success they have achieved.
At the conclusion of the...
On July 12, forward Josh Archibald signed with the Penguins for a two-year contract at just over the league minimum. The contract isn’t inherently a bad idea. Archibald has shown promise with the Penguins, laying his fair share of determined hits whenever he gets ice time. His puck-handling...July 16th, 2017
As laid out in the Pittsburgh Penguins Top 4 Prospects for 2017 article last week, the two-time defending champions still have some young pieces in the organization that could help the team win more Stanley Cups down the road.
But, there was one obvious thing missing from the list of the top...July 16th, 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...July 13th, 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...July 11th, 2017
Free agency left the depth of the Pittsburgh Penguins' blue line pretty bare last week, as Trevor Daley, Ron Hainsey and Marc Streit all left in free agency. But heading into 2017-18, general manager Jim Rutherford couldn't be more confident in his defensive core.
Of course, getting back Kris...July 10th, 2017
A little more than eight years and four months ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded defenseman and former No. 5 overall pick Ryan Whitney to the Anaheim Ducks for left wing Chris Kunitz. With both teams addressing needs in the deal, it was originally viewed as a good hockey trade.
But it quickly...July 9th, 2017