Post Tagged with: "Mario Lemieux"

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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
Cooke is a much different player than he was two years ago. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

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
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

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
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

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
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

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
The Hockey Injury Olympics Gone Wild

The Hockey Injury Olympics Gone Wild

  Some will ask why in the wide wide world of sports we are doing this but with how CBA negotiations have hit an impasse, here we are. It is […]

by · September 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Injury Report
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10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History

10. Paul Coffey The ultimate offensive-defenseman, Paul Coffey put up offensive numbers most of the game’s best forwards are unable to reach in the present era. Coffey came from the […]

Pittsburgh and Columbus faceoff in Game 1 on Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center (AxsDeny / flickr)

NHL Lockout: Pittsburgh Penguins to Benefit from Status Quo

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ home sellout streak spans five seasons and two arenas. They’ve got the highest local television ratings of any team in the NHL or NBA. They’ve spent to […]