Post Tagged with: "Chris Kunitz"

Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby developing chemistry (Flickr/Dan4th)

Why Two Out of Three is Bad for the Penguins

Last week the Pittsburgh Penguins made their three game road trip to Western Canada to face off against Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. They could not have started any better with […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Pens Offence Struggling in Face of Injuries

The Pittsburgh Penguins are far from in trouble, but if there is something to raise an eye brow about, it could be that their offence has been dropping off lately. […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 0 comments · 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 […]

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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
Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates

Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout Candidates […]

THW NHL Draft guru calls 2014 Swiss draft prospect Noah Rod a hybrid of Brendan Gallagher, Chris Kelly and Chris Kunitz. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Draft War Room: Noah Rod

by Eldon MacDonald (edited by @ChrisRalphTHW) Noah Rod THW’s NHL Draft War Room Rankings – Jun-14: 50   Hashtag: #TheCrazyMan Team: 27, Genève-Servette U20, Switzerland U20 Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
James Neal (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

First 60-Minute Game for Pens Yields a Tied Series

A great stretch here, a great stretch there. More often than not however, the Pittsburgh Penguins have seemed to play long stretches of mediocre (bordering on maddening) hockey. Until last […]

Chris Kunitz has lost a step this season. Could he be available for trade? (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Does the “Kunitz Effect” Have Broader Value?

Evaluating prospects before they’re drafted is tricky business. It’s nearly impossible to know how a guy’s game is going to translate to the NHL, or predict how he will progress […]

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Ryan Smyth battles Ryan Getzlaf(Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE)

Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
The hard work of Chris Kunitz opens up scoring opportunities for his linemates (Icon SMI)

Through The Years: Chris Kunitz, Then & Now

Chris Kunitz is a very unique hockey player. For instance; not many people make their Olympic debut at 34, it isn’t a “prime” age for athletes. But nothing about Kunitz […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles
Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Mistakenly Pursuing a Trade for Ryan Kesler

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mistakenly pursuing a trade for Ryan Kesler. He’s a great player, and would add talent to the roster, but acquiring Kesler won’t improve the overall team. His […]

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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 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins