Post Tagged with: "Pittsburgh Penguins"

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Jackets’ 1st Round Draft History Stacks Up Well In NHL

As training camps begin whittling their ranks, and youngsters are returned to juniors and others are dispatched to the AHL, there remain those veterans who are scuttled to the waiver […]

by · September 27, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, The Business of Hockey
A Sterling Debut for Pittsburgh at the CONSOL

A Sterling Debut for Pittsburgh at the CONSOL

Last night was the first game ever played in our new home at the CONSOL Energy Center and it was nothing less than phenomenal.  The acoustics were amazing, the view […]

by · September 23, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Arron Asham, who demonstrated his value to the Penguins during the playoffs, was a huge and overlooked loss for the Flyers.

Sleeping with the Enemy: 12 Steps to Loving Arron Asham

Shortly after Pittsburgh signed Arron Asham he told the Penguins official webpage that he’s “happy to be a Penguin,” so why can’t I, or any Penguins fan for that matter, be happy about it too?

by · September 22, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Pittsburgh Penguins
Evgeni Malkin (syume/Flickr)

Ovechkin, Kovalchuk, Malkin Headline Charity Game in Moscow

  This past Sunday, a few of Russia’s hockey elites along with a number of the country’s political figures, artists, musicians, and businessmen got together to hold a charity game […]

by · September 8, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
The Good, the Bad, and the [Not So] Ugly: A Preview of the CONSOL Energy Center

The Good, the Bad, and the [Not So] Ugly: A Preview of the CONSOL Energy Center

To say I was excited about getting a chance to walk around the CONSOL before it officially opens is putting it quite mildly.  Like many other Pens fans, I have […]

by · August 28, 2010 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Looking at the Salary Cap System

Looking at the Salary Cap System

When the salary cap was implemented after the locked-out NHL season in 2005, one of the goals was to improve parity among NHL teams, and give cash-strapped franchises a real […]

by · August 4, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, News/Commentary
Leaf captain Teeder Kennedy cradles half a Stanley Cup in 1949

Top Ten Stanley Cup Winners – Equalized

I’m sorry if your grandfather has you convinced that it was tougher to win the Stanley Cup in the “Old Days” than it is today. That may be true if […]

by · August 1, 2010 · 3 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Mere Hours Into Free Agency, the Penguins Make a Huge Splash

Mere Hours Into Free Agency, the Penguins Make a Huge Splash

Jim Neveau, Roving Reporter After all of the drama surrounding their failed negotiations with Dan Hamhuis and Sergei Gonchar, the Pittsburgh Penguins were extremely active early in free agency, signing […]

by · July 1, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins
John Gibson in the mold of Ryan Miller (mark6mauno/ Flikr.)

Now the Fun Begins: Buffalo Sabres Season Schedule, NHL Awards, Draft Results, Free Agency and Development Camp

For those of us counting down the days ‘til puck drop, late June and early July seem to be the official turning point, that “get out of bed, get some Tylenol and eat something” moment the morning after your Stanley Cup hangover.

by · June 29, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Thoughts on the 2010 NHL Playoffs

Thoughts on the 2010 NHL Playoffs

The 2009-2010 NHL season is officially in the books, with the Chicago Blackhawks coming out of the playoff grind as Stanley Cup champions. There’s still the NHL awards, the NHL […]

by · June 13, 2010 · 1 comment · Uncategorized
Nicklas Lidstrom (Maureen Flanders/Flickr)

Malkin the ‘Russian Canadian’, Pronger’s Loose, and Lidstrom’s Future

EASTERN CONFERENCE: ~ Reports indicated Sidney Crosby is on the verge of signing a big endorsement deal with Reebok that would open the door for a new SC87 apparel line: […]

Heinz Field (brunkfordbraun/Flickr)

Penguins and Capitals at Heinz Field First Look: 2011 Winter Classic

Following the first Winter Classic in 2008 which saw Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins battle the Buffalo Sabres, an eventual Crosby vs. Ovechkin matchup felt inevitable.  The only scenario […]