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When the Pens are Confident, Can they be Beat?

In 2013, the Pittsburgh Penguins struggled in the first round against a young and confident 8 seed. After four games, they were tied at two games a piece. Those first […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

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Sutter Will Lead Pens to the Cup… Or not

Brandon Sutter has the ability to score 25 goals a season. But he doesn’t break the top six forwards for his team unless one of them is hurt. He’s top […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Hockey News: Ryan’s Season is Over; Canucks Still Alive

The Vancouver Canucks looked to be dead in the water but they’re going on a little run here. The playoffs probably won’t happen, but at least they’re keeping it interesting. […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Pennsylvania’s Penguins and Flyers: This Season’s Rivalry Reviewed

This past weekend, like many hockey fans, I got my rivalry on. I’m not talking about Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBC.  I’m talking the Battle of Pennsylvania, Keystone State rivals, […]

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Some Post-Commonwealth Cold War Observations

No need to remind you all of a pretty lousy weekend (if you happen to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins). I’ll be in Ft. Myers for the next […]

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Penguins Need to Revive Three-Center Model

If the Pittsburgh Penguins make another splash at the trade deadline, it should be for a big-name center such as Ryan Kesler.

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Anton Belov and the Defence of Team Russia

When penning a post-mortem of Russia’s painful exit from the Olympic games, you could point to any one of the main issues that plagued the team: underperforming stars, questionable systematic […]

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Five Early Olympic Stories for the Penguins

As the Pittsburgh Penguins take a hiatus from their quest for NHL domination, seven players and a coaching staff hope to dominate the world in Sochi. The men’s hockey portion […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Kari Lehtonen’s Excellence Finally Gets Noticed

Just as he does on a nightly basis for the Dallas Stars, Kari Lehtonen proved his worth and showed why he is one of the more underrated goalies in the […]

by · January 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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The Florida Panthers Aren’t Your Average Cats

                The Florida Panthers are the type of team that can really give their fans heartburn.  On its face, the standings demonstrate that the […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins: The Harlem Globetrotters or Cup Contenders?

Are the Pittsburgh Penguins built for playoff success or regular season entertainment? Everyone is aware that the Pens are one of the best regular season teams in the league. Ranked […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins