Post Tagged with: "Sidney Crosby"

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Deciphering the Pittsburgh Penguins Defensive Mentality

After deciphering the Pittsburgh Penguins’ defensive mentality, they were not Stanley Cup favorites until now. They were chosen by many as the preseason Cup favorites. This was based upon individual […]

by · March 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Brandon Dubinsky hasn't played since November 19 with a foot injury (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Realignment: Part One – Jackets Required, S’il Vous Plait!

Unless you’ve been holed up somewhere in a distant galaxy, far away from the hockey universe, you’ve surely heard that the NHL realignment plan has been approved by the league […]

by · March 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz Burying Fears of Going Undrafted

Chris Kunitz didn’t see this one coming. Neither did anyone else. And yet, here we are: an undrafted player from Ferris State University is lighting the lamp as a winger playing on the same line as the world’s most talented hockey player.

In a similar fashion, Pascal Dupuis has quietly emerged as a reliable part of the National Hockey League’s best offense.

by · March 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

The Best Line in the NHL Plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins

The best line in the NHL plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second straight season. Not only do their stats jump off the page, but the Penguins top-scoring line […]

by · March 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Therrien will return behind the Habs's for the second time (Source: Associated Press)

Handing Out the NHL’s Mid-season Awards

It feels strange that after less than 30 games, we already sit at the midway point of the NHL season. But such is the nature of the post-lockout NHL, and […]

by · March 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Trade Talk: Pittsburgh Penguins Looking to Cure Playoff Blues

At the start of this shortened NHL season, most pundits considered the Pittsburgh Penguins among the favorites to bring home the Stanley Cup.

by · March 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Claude Giroux did a fabulous job of throwing Sidney Crosby off his game when these two met in the first round of 2011-2012 playoffs. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey’s Best In Show So Far In 2012-2013

Can anyone believe we are at the midpoint of the 2012-13 NHL regular season? Fantasy hockey has four weeks until the playoffs but to be fair most teams have played at least […]

by · March 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
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How The Enforcer Is Ruining The Game

It’s one of the most debated topics in hockey, and it gets arguably the most heated. No, it’s not team Ovi, or team Sid. It’s whether fighting belongs in the […]

by · March 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Kris Letang is out indefinitely after having a stroke. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Should Kris Letang Be Inserted As a Top-Six Forward?

Should Kris Letang be inserted as a top-six forward on the Pittsburgh Penguins? Letang leads all NHL defenseman in scoring with 21 points. That mark is tied with the Sedin […]

by · March 5, 2013 · 18 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
John Tavares and Matt Moulson have been a huge part of the Isles' resurgence, but there are just as many people that work behind the scenes for the New York Islanders. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

NHL Top 5 & Bottom 5 Players After 6 Weeks

Who predicted that by the first of March, the Blackhawks would still be undefeated in regulation? It’s an unbelievable feat to amass at least a point in over twenty straight […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
Slow hockey nights, it seems like your TV is like this but hey, we have hope for you. (File Photo)

Must See TV: The Five Most Entertaining Teams in the NHL

There are five entertaining NHL hockey teams that every fan must see on TV. They score a boatload of goals, they fight, and they are entertaining to watch every night. […]

by · February 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

Handicapping the 2013 NHL Awards

One-third of the way into the shortened NHL season, there has hardly been a lack of surprise and excitement. The Chicago Blackhawks have yet to lose in regulation, the Buffalo […]

by · February 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary