Post Tagged with: "Pittsburgh Penguins"

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Olympic Hockey Problems: Club Team or Country?

Every four years, we as hockey fans cast regional club team allegiances aside in order to embrace patriotism at the Winter Olympic hockey tournament. Watching NHL players at the Games […]

by · February 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Olympics
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Roster Update

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Roster Update

Promotions and demotions seem to be the theme of the past week or so for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.  Over that time period the Pens have seen three players given the […]

by · November 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins
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Penguins’ GM Ray Shero Must Look into Trading for Backup Goalie

The Pittsburgh Penguins have done well getting by without the safety net of a backup goaltender through the first quarter of their season. They’re in first place of the Metropolitan […]

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Sizing Up the Penguins’ New Divisional Foes

Though it establishes what has to be considered the most abysmal moniker in all of professional sports, the NHL’s new Metropolitan Division (hard to say it with a straight face, isn’t […]

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The Crosby Effect

It was 2004.  The Pittsburgh Penguins were atrocious, yet again.  It had been three years straight of missing the playoffs and the team finished in dead last.  The once prosperous […]

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Fantasy Hockey: The Best Bang-For-Your-Buck Players

Fantasy hockey season is right around the corner and armchair GMs everywhere want to know what players to pick for their team.  If you’re like me, you enjoy more of […]

by · August 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
Indisputable Number One: Martin Brodeur

Jagr to Brodeur – Gems from the 1990 Entry Draft

It is with incredible irony that from the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, two of the NHL’s longest serving players, Czech forward Jaromir Jagr and Canadian goaltending legend Martin Brodeur, are […]

by · July 31, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History
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Contrary To Popular Belief, Paul Holmgren Drafts Well

Ryan Kujawinski, Jimmy Lodge, John Hayden, Anthony Duclair, Oliver Bjorkstrand, Michael Downing, and Jordan Subban all sat waiting to hear their name get called.  The Philadelphia Flyers were up to […]

Pascal Dupuis will undergo knee surgery in two weeks to repair a torn ACL. (Icon SMI)

NHL Free Agency Predictions

The Stanley Cup has finally been won, congratulations Chicago, and now it is time for teams to start looking towards the future. July 1st is right around the corner and, […]

Kris Letang: How Edmonton Can Strike Oil

Kris Letang: How Edmonton Can Strike Oil

Lately, there has been speculation that Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers may traded the seventh overall pick. I am not a fan of the move. Well, I was not a fan […]

by · June 24, 2013 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Futility: Hockey’s Dirty Word (Part Three)

Futility Part Three: Dud Dynasties In this final installment of Hockey Futility, we look at two franchises that were once on the top of the NHL map so many decades […]

by · June 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor
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Bruins Prove That Teams, Not Individuals, Win Championships

By Mike Miccoli It starts with a milk crate. Maybe a steel folding chair for some, an orange traffic cone for others, but for most, it’s a milk crate. You […]