Post Tagged with: "Mario Lemieux"

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Will Mario Lemieux Ever Retire Jaromir Jagr’s Jersey?

Jaromir Jagr deserves to have his Pittsburgh Penguins’ jersey retired. There are too many Penguins’ fans who do not respect Jagr enough to agree. Even after all Jagr has accomplished […]

by · July 29, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Realignment: Renaming the New Divisions

NHL Realignment: Renaming the New Divisions

Starting with this upcoming NHL season, the league has adopted a new realignment due in large part to the Winnipeg Jets. Gone are the days of three divisions in each […]

by · July 9, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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There Will Be Blood: The 1991 Bruins Penguins Series

Two recent Stanley Cup winners in the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins are set to faceoff this Saturday in what is expected to be a memorable Eastern Conference Finals regardless […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Did Jaromir Jagr’s Groin Save the Pittsburgh Penguins?

There are many Pittsburgh Penguins’ fans who despise Jaromir Jagr. I will never understand why. As the Penguins’ franchise record books currently stand, Jagr is without question, the greatest player […]

by · May 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Milbury, Melnyk, and Brennan Owe Matt Cooke an Apology

On March 20th, 2011 in a game against the New York Rangers, Matt Cooke delivered a cheap elbow to the head of Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. Cooke was quickly suspended […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Following in the Footsteps of the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins

There is something to be said about a team in search of history. The Miami Heat captivated the entire sports world with their assault on the NBA consecutive wins record. In the end it was not meant to be; the Heat’s streak ended at 27 games, a mere six games shy of the 1972-32 Los Angeles Lakers record of 33. Now our attention shifts to the Pittsburgh Penguins and their pursuit of the NHL’s record for wins in a row, which at the moment stands at 17 and is held by, you guessed it, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

by · April 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Best Line in the NHL Plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins

The best line in the NHL plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second straight season. Not only do their stats jump off the page, but the Penguins top-scoring line […]

by · March 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Mario Lemieux: The Triumphant Return from Retirement

In 1997 the National Hockey League lost one of the greatest players to ever play the game early.  Mario Lemieux didn’t pass away during his career, nor did he decide […]

by · December 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

Part 1 –  The Defensemen Part 2 –  The Forwards Part 3 –  The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]

by · December 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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Vote Now: Gretzky, Lemieux……Then Who?

Many people believe Wayne Gretzky is the greatest player to ever live since he owns nearly every NHL scoring record. There are other fans out there who believe Mario Lemieux […]

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, News/Commentary
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Home Sweet Home: Pittsburgh Native Dylan Reese Joins Penguins

Dylan Reese began his hockey career in Pittsburgh, PA growing up in the suburb of Upper St. Clair. As an aspiring hockey player, he started playing for the Mount Lebanon […]

Are the Oilers Moving to Seattle?

Are the Oilers Moving to Seattle?

A few years ago, when Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux needed a promise from the city for a new arena deal, he floated the idea of moving the team to Kansas […]

by · September 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers