Post Tagged with: "Chris Kunitz"

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

How Will the Penguins Acquire a First Round Draft Pick?

I’d like to open with a brief introduction as this is my first article as a Pittsburgh Penguins contributor for The Hockey Writers. I most recently wrote for Pens Labyrinth and various […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Need to Negotiate With Justin Williams

The Pittsburgh Penguins need to bring in another top six forward. General manager Jim Rutherford has already stated that the upcoming free agent class is quite weak, but that does […]

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Crosby and Crew Shine Bright as Pens Tie the Series

View image | gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins evened up the series against the New York Rangers on Saturday, coming away with the 4-3 victory.  Sidney Crosby scored twice, Chris Kunitz […]

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

Five Reasons: Move Kunitz to Bottom Six

No player has taken more criticism in Pittsburgh lately than forward Chris Kunitz.  In November, the two-time Stanley Cup winner, Olympic gold medalist and, most notably, Robin to Sidney Crosby’s […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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
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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 […]

by · September 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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
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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 […]

by · May 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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