Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Buy the Chicago Blackhawks’ Blueprint

The Pittsburgh Penguins Must Buy the Chicago Blackhawks’ Blueprint

While the Chicago Blackhawks capturing the 2013 Stanley Cup, their second in four years, is no surprise to anyone, the Pittsburgh Penguins were the odds on favorite. The Pens fell […]

The New Jersey Devils and the History of the Ninth Overall Pick

The New Jersey Devils and the History of the Ninth Overall Pick

Like all amateur drafts in sports, the NHL Draft is somewhat of a crapshoot, meaning you can do all the homework & research you can but in reality you are […]

by · June 26, 2013 · 3 comments · New Jersey Devils
Ray Shero won the 2013 General Manager of the Year Award. (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

Can We Continue to Trust Ray Shero?

When reflecting upon the Pittsburgh Penguins’ playoff short-comings, we’ve blamed Dan Bylsma, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and anyone else we could think of besides Ray Shero. Why hasn’t […]

by · June 21, 2013 · 14 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Pascal Dupuis is still looking for a new contract (Tom Turk/THW)

Pascal Dupuis: How Much Is He Really Worth?

Run a Google search on Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Pascal Dupuis and you will learn two things very quickly: 1) He has gotten better with age, and 2) He is quite […]

by · June 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Pittsburgh Penguins
Ovechkin (Tom Turk/THW)

Alexander Ovechkin: Paper Hart

When the NHL awards were handed out last week, I agreed with pretty much all of the picks. Subban for the Norris, Bobrovsky for the Vezina, Toews for the Selke, […]

by · June 20, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Ovechkin wins Hart Trophy: How did NHL get it so wrong?

So for starters, there are plenty of you who will have an issue with the fact that I’m even challenging the prospect of Alexander Ovechkin as Hart winner. You are […]

The Pittsburgh Penguins were swept by the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Finals a year ago. (Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports)

O Captain, My Captain: Top 10 Captains in the NHL

The role of a captain in the NHL is an important one. The right captain in place could rally his troops and conquer anything and the wrong one can damage […]

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Malkin Re-Ups; How Does it Affect Letang?

On Thursday morning, Penguins GM Ray Shero announced that he had reached an agreement on a contract extension for center Evgeni Malkin. The deal is for eight years and $76 […]

Kris Letang's stroke could be season ending, but isn't supposed to be career threatening. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Making a Case for Dealing Kris Letang at this Year’s NHL Draft

Well, Ray Shero certainly didn’t waste any time getting a jump on what could be a difficult summer for the Pittsburgh GM.  After extending Dan Bylsma’s contract earlier this week, […]

by · June 14, 2013 · 9 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Is Sidney Crosby the Peyton Manning of hockey? (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Questioning Sidney Crosby’s Leadership: Is He a First-Class Captain?

Is Sidney Crosby an admirable captain leading the Pittsburgh Penguins? We know he is the best player in the world, or at least one of them. Crosby tore up the […]

by · June 14, 2013 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins