Post Tagged with: "Mario Lemieux"

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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
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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 […]

Zajac & Jagr celebrate (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Jaromir Jagr and Travis Zajac: The Devils Dynamic Duo

There have been numerous dynamic duos throughout the history of the New Jersey Devils — Muller & MacLean, Gomez & Mogilny, Arnott & Elias, Zajac & Parise. Since the Olympics […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
Is it time for the Penguins to unload the injury-plagued Letang? (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Kris Letang Stroke Could Be Season Ending

According to my research, Kris Letang’s stroke could be season ending. This is much longer than the six weeks predicted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a press release on Friday. During his time off, Letang […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Mario Lemieux’s Greatest (On-Ice) Performance

Looking back on a career highlighted by his notching of one of the most important markers in Canada’s rich hockey history, two Stanley Cup championships and countless awards, many may find it difficult to pinpoint Mario […]

Robin Lehner was traded to Buffalo on Friday (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

The Jaromir Jagr What If Machine

This season has seen Jaromir Jagr continue to climb up the NHL record book.  Presently, Jagr is seventh all-time in goals and points, totaling 696 and 1,727.  Currently Jagr has […]

by · January 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
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A Tribute to the Magnificent Mario Lemieux

Today, I would like to share with you a story. This is the story of ultimate triumph. This is the story of heartbreaking tragedy. This is the story of the […]

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Inside the Mind of Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby missed 61 regular season games due to a concussion that was believed to be suffered in the 2011 Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals. Crosby was blind-sided by […]

by · November 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins