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Mario Lemieux, Ron Burkle, and the Future of the Pittsburgh Penguins

Another early playoff exit in 2015 might mean the end of the Mario Lemieux-Ron Burkle ownership era of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Part 1: The Cost of Loyalty

Mario Lemieux, Ron Burkle, and the Future of the Pittsburgh Penguins: Part I

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Jim Rutherford is Creating a PR Nightmare for the Penguins

A timeline to start us off: Tuesday, May 13th: Penguins lose Game Seven at a home to the New York Rangers 2-1, after holding a 3-1 series lead thanks to […]

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Ray Shero Is A Perfect Fit For The Flyers’ Front Office

Ray Shero has been in the crosshairs of Flyers fans for some time now. He’s taken the arch rival Pittsburgh Penguins from bottom dweller to Stanley Cup Champion in a […]

by · June 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
A Few Penguins Odds and Ends Prior to the Meat of the Offseason

A Few Penguins Odds and Ends Prior to the Meat of the Offseason

I’ve flown under the radar for the most part since the Penguins parted ways with former GM Ray Shero. Quite frankly, I just haven’t had much to say regarding the […]

by · June 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Rise and Fall of Ray Shero’s Pittsburgh Penguins: Part 1

The Penguins’ marketing campaign in 2010 was ‘Defy Ordinary’. Their campaign next season should be ‘Defy Probability’.

by · May 21, 2014 · 20 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Are Losing Focus on What’s Important

“Just Win, Baby.” Al Davis – late owner of the Oakland Raiders In the world of sports, no truer words have ever been spoken. Al Davis knew the recipe for […]

by · May 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Nashville Predators Have Yet To Acquire Winning Culture

The Pittsburgh Penguins made a staff move contrary to the general consensus Friday. Instead of relieving Dan Bylsma from his head coaching duties (for now), the team fired general manager Ray Shero. […]

by · May 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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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
Looking Back, Penguins Never Really Got it Right

Looking Back, Penguins Never Really Got it Right

So this is it. This was the last hurrah. The last charge of Dan Bylsma and his slightly-less-than-uber-talented Penguins. It ended in the same fashion that the previous four postseasons […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 1 comment · 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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Penguins Game 7: Opportunity or Dead on Arrival

“These are ones that you dream about playing and you play in your backyard,” Bylsma said. “These are the ones that you’ll remember. Game 51, we’re not going to remember from […]

by · May 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins