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Pouliot, Dumoulin, and Rust: An Incredible Week of Firsts for Pittsburgh

Recently, it’s not new news that the Penguins’ have been facing injuries upon injuries. Mumps, lower body injuries, upper body injuries… you name it. Inevitably, they look to their farm […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 5 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

At the Quarter Pole, What Do We Know About These Pens?

The Pittsburgh Penguins eclipsed the quarter-point of their season this past week, on Thanksgiving Eve against the Toronto Maple Leafs. As they round turn one, I thought we might take […]

Modano waves goodbye as he hops on the train to Motown

Q & A With Brad Lukowich and Craig Button on Mike Modano

  The Dallas Stars honored Hall of Famer Mike Modano last night at the American Airlines Center.  The ceremony recognized Mike  for his recent induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  His NHL career started in 1988 when the Minnesota North Stars selected him […]

by · November 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Dallas Stars
Sidney Crosby has not begun offseason workouts (Tom Turk/THW)

Major Turnover: A Pittsburgh Penguins Q&A

Everyone saw what happened to the Pittsburgh Penguins and you could see it coming. They built a big division lead, got a serious case of the injury bug, tried to ride it […]

by · August 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Crosby Already the 5th Best Forward of All Time?

A Flyers writer singing the praises of Sidney Crosby? Surely, you must be clamoring to find the schedule for the Hell 2014-15 hockey season, because it’s definitely frozen over at […]

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Jim Rutherford is Creating a PR Nightmare for the Penguins

A timeline to start us off: Tuesday, May 13th: Penguins lose Game Seven at a home to the New York Rangers 2-1, after holding a 3-1 series lead thanks to […]

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Just a Few Penguins’ Thoughts Before Things Heat Up

I hope that everyone here in the lower 48 had a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend. To all of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for my freedoms, a […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

What Exactly Are the Pittsburgh Penguins Doing?

To answer the question simply: Im really not sure. As I write this column, I’ve had just over 12 hours to digest the news of Ray Shero’s dismissal. Then listen […]

by · May 17, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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
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Could a Game Seven Win for the Penguins Be a Worst-Case Scenario?

The fact that the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing a seventh and deciding game against the New York Rangers tonight at Consol Energy Center is, in a word: EMBARRASSING. Even the […]

by · May 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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New Jersey Devils 2013-14 Success Stories Part Two: Jaromir Jagr

During the offseason, The Hockey Writers will be doing a ten-part series on the success stories of the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils.  Despite missing the postseason for the second consecutive […]

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 […]