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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
Pittsburgh wasn't able to win both games on home ice (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

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 […]

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Are Parise and Suter Worth 196 Million?

Minnesota has suffered. It has for a while. Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, and 196 million dollars changes it all. The Minnesota Vikings are 0-4 in Super Bowls and their best […]

Hockey’s Dynamic Voices: Gary Thorne

Hockey’s Dynamic Voices: Gary Thorne

Gary Thorne, a great baritone voice that barely hid a New England background, for me and the millions that watched the NHL on ESPN in the 1990s, Thorne is synonymous […]

by · June 13, 2012 · 2 comments · Hockey History
The Stanley Cup Playoffs will likely have a much different look soon (cr: mastermaq@flickr)

Top 10 Greatest Stanley Cup Playoff Upsets (Picks 6-10)

With the quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup ready to begin later on this week, hockey fans should try to remember that anything can happen in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Upsets […]

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You Don’t Wear Number 66

Retiring jersey numbers is a ritual in almost every sport. It is a gesture by a team or league to show appreciation to a certain player for their contributions to […]

The Penguins need to get tougher in front of Marc-Andre Fleury (Tom Turk/THW)

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Deadline: The Gameplan

Before discussing whether Player A would be a good fit with the Penguins or not, we need to evaluate the team’s situation and needs, the supply and demand of the market, and the type of player the Penguins look for.

Top 10 Best Ice Hockey Leagues

Top 10 Best Ice Hockey Leagues

Have you ever wondered if there are hockey leagues that rival the NHL in terms of talent, viewership, and fan-base? Well, if you have, then this segment should be just […]

Malkin, Neal & Kunitz: The Best Line in the NHL

Malkin, Neal & Kunitz: The Best Line in the NHL

After surrendering a 2-0 1st period lead Sunday afternoon and falling behind 3-2 to the Washington Capitals early in the 3rd period, the best line in hockey took over for […]

Pittsburgh Penguins' Simon Despres is the team's top trade candidate. (Icon SMI)

Pondering the Pens: Managing Simon Despres

Simon Despres, Pittsburgh’s 2009 first-round pick, had a successful NHL debut last night against Washington. Despres assisted on Chris Kunitz’s game-winning goal and looked confident after a few early mishaps.

by · December 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
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Penguins Hockey – The Last Days of the Igloo

  By Brian Lutz Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena, former home of Penguins hockey, is finally being demolished. Strange things happen before every Pittsburgh Penguins home game. Up until game time, everyone […]