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Blackhawks vs. Penguins Stadium Series: Three Major Storylines

The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins squaring off on Saturday night will mark the final iteration of the NHL’s 2014 Stadium Series, and constitutes perhaps the most intriguing outdoor matchup […]

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Penguins Need to Revive Three-Center Model

If the Pittsburgh Penguins make another splash at the trade deadline, it should be for a big-name center such as Ryan Kesler.

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Grading the Penguins Olympians

Seven Penguins and a coaching staff went to Sochi. Four Penguins will return with medals. It certainly isn’t a bad haul for the group as a whole, but the Penguins […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team Canada’s Gold Defence: How They Silenced the Critics

Team Canada was under heavy scrutiny in the months and years leading up to the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Many fans and analysts questioned whether the goaltending would be good enough […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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Hockey News: Canada Golden; NHL Trade Rumors

It’s believed St.Louis did ask #Lightning 4 trade when left off Canada. I’m told some #NHL clubs not sure if he still feels the same way now — Nick Kypreos […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Will Underdog Status Be An Advantage For Team Canada?

If you’re the American hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, you’re probably feeling pretty good right now. After all, the USA breezed through the preliminary round with relative […]

Three Post-Olympic Areas of Focus for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Three Post-Olympic Areas of Focus for the Pittsburgh Penguins

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will wrap up on Sunday. NHL teams will promptly get back to work next week with practice, and games return in full force […]

by · February 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Hockey News: Crosby Criticisms; Canada vs USA for Gold

Teemu Selanne apparently accused Sidney Crosby, who has never been called for a diving penalty, of taking a dive in their round robin game. Not happy about a call that […]

by · February 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
The fans in Sochi seem to be enjoying the Games (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Early Olympic Stories for the Penguins

As the Pittsburgh Penguins take a hiatus from their quest for NHL domination, seven players and a coaching staff hope to dominate the world in Sochi. The men’s hockey portion […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Olympic Dilemma

As Olympic hockey in Sochi rages on in the present, a familiar dark cloud hangs over the sport’s international future. The NHL is once again weighing whether or not to […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
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Pittsburgh Penguins: Five Post-Olympic Storylines

As the NHL steps aside to shine a spotlight on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves in a familiar place.  More than two-thirds of the way through the season, […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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How Mats Zuccarello’s Point Total Proves he is a Playmaker

New York Rangers winger Mats Zuccarello exemplifies what it means to be a playmaker. Currently playing on the Rangers’ third line alongside Derick Brassard and Benoit Pouliot, Zuccarello is quickly […]

by · February 9, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers