Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Penguins Acquire Kessel; Free Agency Begins

On a day that free agency was supposed to take center stage, the Pittsburgh Penguins took control of the spotlight and shone it proudly on themselves. In a blockbuster move, the […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Top 10 Canadian Players in The NHL Today

Canada is the best hockey country in the world. Hockey is a way of life in Canada and great players enter the league each year. Since 2010 Canada has captured […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

3 on 3 OT Will Be a Boon For Pittsburgh

It was reported last night by Bob McKenzie that the NHL will more than likely be going to a 3-on-3 overtime format. Pending B of G approval, NHL will go […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Predicting the Penguins Top Powerplay Unit

The Pittsburgh Penguins made headlines last season when their power play started 18-of-43. They were converting at a rate of around 42% during the beginning of the season, but it would […]

Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Reload or Rebuild: Change is Needed in Pittsburgh

It’s hard to argue the existence of talent in the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room. At 28, Evgeni Malkin is one of the best centers in the game. His younger teammate, […]

by · June 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
If the NHL only had six teams, you'd assume that Stamkos would be one of the 24 centres. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Part 1: Which Centres Make the Cut in a 6-Team NHL?

We’ve all considered the talent pool of the current NHL. Some people don’t mind the existence of the typical third and fourth liners, while others can only imagine the quality […]

by · June 16, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 NHL Playoff Teams Bound to Take a Step Back in 2016

With only two teams remaining in the 2014-15 NHL season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks, we begin to look forward to the NHL Draft and the 2015-16 season. […]

The Worst Teams to Ever Win a Stanley Cup

The Worst Teams to Ever Win a Stanley Cup

Ever since the NHL became the only league competing for the Stanley Cup, after the WHL folded in 1927, there have been 86 Stanley Cup Champions. Over that course of […]

Jun 2, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning  general manager Steve Yzerman talks with media during media day the day before the 2015 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

GM Gunning for Triple Gold: Yzerman Can Become Elusive Club’s First Architect

Steve Yzerman has a chance to do what no general manager has ever done. With the Lightning preparing to host the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final […]

Crosby (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Revisiting the Penguins First Year Under Rutherford: Part 3 – Outlook

The Pittsburgh Penguins managed to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs for the ninth consecutive season. It took them until the very last game of the season to secure a playoff […]

by · June 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Anaheim Ducks starting goalie for the season. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

2 Ducks Who Must Absolutely Elevate Their Games

The Anaheim Ducks had the opportunity Wednesday night to finish off the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center, allowing them to skip the drama of a game seven and giving […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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Penguins Should Give Malkin, Not Crosby, Top Line

Malkin, Take the Wheel Evgeni Malkin has taken a backseat to another player most of his career.  In Russia, it’s Alex Ovechkin, then Malkin.  Ovechkin was selected first in the […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins