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Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

#170888355 / gettyimages.com After Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane inked matching $84 million dollar extensions last month, some pundits seemed ready to anoint them as the NHL’s top forward pairing: […]

by · August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, News/Commentary
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Patric Hornqvist Will Impress Penguins’ Fans

Patric Hornqvist for James Neal. Really? That was Jim Rutherford’s first eye-opening move as new general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins. At first, it seems like the Penguins came up […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins' Forward James Neal is having the best season of any left-wing in the league. (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

James Neal: The Producer, The Man

The Real Deal no longer resides in Pittsburgh. James Neal was dealt to the Nashville Predators on Friday night during the annual NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. In return, the […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins' Forward James Neal is having the best season of any left-wing in the league. (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

The Break-Up: When Neal Lost Malkin

For Penguins fans, Evgeni Malkin and James Neal have been an exciting pair to watch over the past few seasons. They’ve been one of the best duos in the NHL […]

by · June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Looking Back, Penguins Never Really Got it Right

Looking Back, Penguins Never Really Got it Right

So this is it. This was the last hurrah. The last charge of Dan Bylsma and his slightly-less-than-uber-talented Penguins. It ended in the same fashion that the previous four postseasons […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Plight of a Pittsburgh Penguins Fan

The Plight of a Pittsburgh Penguins Fan

For the fifth straight year, there won’t be a Stanley Cup parade in Pittsburgh. But let’s be real here: Considering the Championship droughts that some teams face, the fact that […]

Coach Dan Bylsma finally gets to manage a healthy lineup (Tom Turk/THW)

Bye Bye Bylsma

Comic relief is the only way Penguins fans will be able to sleep following another signature collapse from their team. This year wasn’t like others, however. A year ago, the […]

by · May 13, 2014 · 7 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Smiles have been few and far between in Leafland lately (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Habs Force Game 7; Phaneuf Trade Rumors

The Blackhawks like advanced stats such as Corsi ratings, etc. [Chicago Sun Times] Brian Burke on the other hand, does not. [Pens Initiative] Win or lose tonight, the Penguins still […]

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Penguins Game 7: Opportunity or Dead on Arrival

“These are ones that you dream about playing and you play in your backyard,” Bylsma said. “These are the ones that you’ll remember. Game 51, we’re not going to remember from […]

by · May 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Putting the ‘C’ Back in Crosby

Sidney Crosby scored 102 points in his first NHL season at the age of eighteen. He became the teams captain two years later at age twenty and led his team […]

by · May 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Columbus forecheck (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Shoots Themselves in the Flipper, Again

The Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves tied up at two games a piece in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals heading into Game Five. For Columbus Blue Jacket fans, it’s a great feeling […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Penguins Offensive Firepower, Empty

The Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves up two games to one versus a young Columbus Blue Jacket team. Everyone, except for ESPN’s Barry Melrose, expected the Pens to make this series […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins