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A healthy Sidney Crosby is a nightmare for 29 other NHL teams. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Some Post-Commonwealth Cold War Observations

No need to remind you all of a pretty lousy weekend (if you happen to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins). I’ll be in Ft. Myers for the next […]

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The Importance of Jonathan Toews

Jonathan Toews gets a lot of press, some if it occasionally going a bit over the top. Such hyperbole, however, is in itself a representation of the elite level Chicago’s […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 4 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews, World’s Best Hockey Player?

Jonathan Toews, World’s Best Hockey Player?

It has become a forgone conclusion that Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby is the best player in the world. From media outlets to social circles, it seems as if anyone who appears […]

by · March 8, 2014 · 39 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Pittsburgh Penguins' head coach Dan Bylsma put all of his stock in Marc-Andre Fleury before this season began. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Penguins/THW Post-Olympic/Post-Trade Deadline Mailbag

The Olympics ended just under two weeks ago, and the NHL’s annual trade deadline came and went on Wednesday at 3pm eastern time. Lots has happened in the past 10 […]

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Ryan Kesler's name has been popping up everywhere in trade rumours (Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Penguins Mistakenly Pursuing a Trade for Ryan Kesler

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mistakenly pursuing a trade for Ryan Kesler. He’s a great player, and would add talent to the roster, but acquiring Kesler won’t improve the overall team. His […]

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

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