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Is this Marc-Andre Fleury's final season with the Pittsburgh Penguins? (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

Is this Marc-Andre Fleury’s Final Season With the Penguins?

Marc-Andre Fleury hasn’t played in more than one playoff series per year since 2009-10. He’s either lost in the 1st-round or been replaced before a 1st-round series was over. If this pattern continues, this might be […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Teemu Selanne (James Guillory-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: Vokoun Recalled; Selanne as Captain Duck

The complete playoff schedule has been released. Plan your lives around it accordingly. [NHL.com] Sidney Crosby has won his second career Art Ross Trophy, that should be his forth if […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Marc-Andre Fleury makes Hockey Canada nervous, but he's an important piece on "Canada 2". (Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)

The Fury of Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury’s career in Pittsburgh has had it’s fair share of up’s and down’s. From winning the Stanley Cup in 2009 to being benched in 2013, the goaltender has been […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Winnipeg Jet ONDREJ PAVELEC - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Czech Mate: The Czech Republic’s Goalie Problem

The Czech Republic for years have been pumping out talented goaltenders with the likes of Dominik Hasek, Roman Turek, and Roman Cechmánek. However, for the upcoming Winter Olympics, the Czech Republic […]

by · December 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Olympics
Feisty winger Burrows is currently injured (Photo by Mark S. Mauno).

Hockey News: Broken Jaw for Borrows; WJC Rosters.

Team Canada released it’s roster for the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships. Some interesting omissions. But hey, not everyone can play. [Yahoo Sports] Should Morgan Rielly and/or Sean Monahan be […]

by · December 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely, leaving the Penguins roster in a bind (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Penguins Should Delay Trade for Backup Goalie

The Pittsburgh Penguins should not be trading for a backup goalie. Not any time soon anyway. The pressure has been placed on Ray Shero to trade for an experienced goalie […]

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Is There a 2014 NHL Expansion Draft on the Horizon?

With cities across North America clamoring for the rights to an NHL franchise, there is no lack of intrigue when discussing which locale may end up with a team.  Since […]

by · October 14, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History, News/Commentary
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Hockey News: George Parros Injury Fallout; Vokoun Out Six Months

The Blackhawks raised their Stanley Cup banner last night. They also won the game, which was pretty important too. [The Guardian] A great look on the impact of re-alignment for […]

by · October 2, 2013 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely, leaving the Penguins roster in a bind (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Tomas Vokoun Injury Will Impact Penguins’ Salary Cap Situation

Penguins GM Ray Shero announced on Saturday that goaltender Tomas Vokoun will be out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis.

(John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Injuries for Vokoun and Gagner; Suspensions for Clarkson and Kassian?

If you didn’t catch the mayhem in the Sabres/Leafs game last night, you may want to have a look. Goalie fight alert! [YouTube] Here’s a breakdown of exactly how and […]

by · September 23, 2013 · 2 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Ken Hitchcock, Jaroslav Halak, Brian Elliott and Doug Armstrong were honored at the 2012 NHL Awards Show (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Best Goalie Tandems in the NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Head Coach Dan Bylsma stated last week that he has the best goalie tandem in the league with Marc-Andre Fleury and Tomas Vokoun. When referring to the regular […]

by · September 23, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, NHL Goaltending
A playoff year spent on the bench hurt Fleury immensely. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The (much needed) Resurrection of Marc-Andre Fleury

How’s about a little stroll down memory lane to start us off? In 2008, Pittsburgh Penguins’ franchise goalie Marc-Andre Fleury suffered a high ankle sprain. The worst possible sprain for […]