Post Tagged with: "Ray Shero"

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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 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

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 · 0 comments · 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
Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

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
Mario Lemieux coaching his son's youth hockey team (Credit: www.PittsburghPenguins.com)

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
Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

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 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Did number 66 do enough Pittsburgh? (Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins)

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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Coach Dan Bylsma finally gets to manage a healthy lineup (Tom Turk/THW)

Penguins-THW Mailbag: Postseason/Post-Regular Season Edition

A long, hard winter. The Olympics. More than 500 man-games lost to injury. Has it been six months already? The end of the NHL’s 2013-2014 regular season has come. For […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Can Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury bounce back from two questionable goals to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets? (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

Is this Marc-Andre Fleury’s Final Season With the Penguins?

Marc-Andre Fleury hasn’t played in more than one playoff series per year since 2009-10. He’s either lost in the 1st-round or been replaced before a 1st-round series was over. If this pattern continues, this might be […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins