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The Top-5 Free Agent Options for the Dallas Stars

It is getting closer and closer to free agency and every fan is wondering what their General Manager will do. Jim Nill, along with a few Dallas Stars, is currently […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Free Agents
Paul Martin's return improves the Penguins' breakout (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Edmonton Oilers Free Agent Wish List: Defence

In a recent post, I discussed the dangers of the Oilers trading away one of their young forwards for a goalie, and while that’s a position that certainly needs an […]

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Buffalo Sabres Free Agent Targets

The Buffalo Sabres are in the midst of one of the most important offseasons in the franchise’s 45-year history. In addition to securing a top-tier player in the 2015 NHL […]

by · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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3 Potential Defenceman Free Agent Targets for the Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche is a team on the rise with a young core of speedy forwards and a solid number one goalie in Semyon Varlamov.  As far as the teams […]

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Penguins Need to Negotiate With Justin Williams

The Pittsburgh Penguins need to bring in another top six forward. General manager Jim Rutherford has already stated that the upcoming free agent class is quite weak, but that does […]

Kris Letang's stroke could be season ending, but isn't supposed to be career threatening. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

State of the Penguins – Part 2: Defense

Now that the season is behind us and we’ve had some time to let the dust settle, I’d like to offer my take as to where the Pittsburgh Penguins currently are […]

Olli Maatta has been great for the Penguins, and there is no doubt that he has excelled fairly quickly for a youngster. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Olli Maata’s Heartbreaking Year Suffers One More Twist

Maatta’s Season Over News broke about Olli Maatta’s future for the current campaign after a 7-2 victory over a struggling Minnesota Wild squad Tuesday night. Despite offseason shoulder surgery, a […]

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Hockey News: Winter Classic Day; New Contract for Foligno

Canada loves to beat the USA on New Year’s Eve. [Defending Big D] The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Nick Foligno to a shiny new contract. [CBC] Calgary is keeping […]

by · January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Maatta wasn't ready to play a full NHL season (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Maatta’s Tumor; The Penguins Blue Line

First things first: Hockey is a game. As it pertains to Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta, there are more important things in life right now. It was announced by GM Jim Rutherford […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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If the Pens Have Confused You, You’re Not Alone

I can’t help but wonder over the past month and a half, if Penguins’ GM Jim Rutherford even knows what year it is. Does he know that he’s the GM […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Olli Maatta has been great for the Penguins, and there is no doubt that he has excelled fairly quickly for a youngster. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Penguins Must Bench Olli Maatta

  The Pittsburgh Penguins must bench Olli Maatta. He looks tired.  His play has suffered due to fatigue. Maatta isn’t performing at a high level and he must regain top form. He’ll be a vital part to the team’s […]

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Paul Martin's return improves the Penguins' breakout (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Do Injuries Justify a Playoff Excuse for the Penguins?

Should the Pittsburgh Penguins be given a playoff excuse? Should an early exit be expected from the team? The Penguins failed to accomplish their goal in each of the last four seasons — winning […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins