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Henrik Lundqvist (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 Franchise Players In The NHL

This is a touchy topic because it’s so subjective, and of course, there are many outstanding players in the National Hockey League worthy of consideration as the best franchise player. […]

by · July 11, 2013 · 12 comments · Top 10 Lists
Ray Shero (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Penguins’ GM Ray Shero Staying the Course

If there is one thing this summer has proven about Ray Shero, it’s that he isn’t afraid to stick to his guns in the face of excruciating scrutiny.  There were […]

by · July 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
Kris Letang's contract extension has not been finalized (Tom Turk/THW)

Kris Letang Signed Up for a Trade?

Kris Letang signed a $58 million contract, but his hesitation over coming to terms with the Pittsburgh Penguins was being dealt in a future trade. General Manger Ray Shero had […]

by · July 3, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

The Penguins Day at the Draft, and Letang’s Supposed Millions

After all of the hype, all of the speculation and rumor-mongering leading up to Sunday’s 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, NJ, it sure was a dud of a news […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Blackhawks Prying Away Crown Previously Reserved for Penguins

Remember a few years ago when the Pittsburgh Penguins were the toast of the NHL?  The Pens were coming off back to back Stanley Cup Final appearances that ultimately culminated with the […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins
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 […]