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Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Olli Maatta (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

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Can Fleury rebound in 2013-14? (Flickr/wstera)

Fleury Passes Game 1 Test; How Long Will Questions Persist?

“It doesn’t matter until April.” “Wait until the playoffs.” “He’ll fold in the postseason.” No matter how well Marc-Andre Fleury played at any point in the regular season, his successes […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Letang has not been allowed to join the rush as often this season (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Reasons Why the Penguins Have a Possession Problem (Part II)

The Penguins aren’t deep enough this year. They’ll have to rely on a top-heavy forward group and hope that a deeper team like Boston doesn’t make them pay.

Coach Dan Bylsma finally gets to manage a healthy lineup (Tom Turk/THW)

Penguins-THW Mailbag: Postseason/Post-Regular Season Edition

A long, hard winter. The Olympics. More than 500 man-games lost to injury. Has it been six months already? The end of the NHL’s 2013-2014 regular season has come. For […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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When the Pens are Confident, Can they be Beat?

In 2013, the Pittsburgh Penguins struggled in the first round against a young and confident 8 seed. After four games, they were tied at two games a piece. Those first […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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
Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

Pittsburgh and Columbus faceoff in Game 1 on Wednesday night at the Consol Energy Center (AxsDeny / flickr)

Do the Penguins Have a Puck Possession Problem? (Part I)

The 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins are in trouble from a puck possession perspective. The question is: why?

by · April 15, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Dan Bylsma hired Jacques Martin to help cure the team's defensive woes. It's yet to pay off. (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

The One BIG Reason Pens Can Win the East

With the NHL having realigned its teams and divisions for the 2013-2014 season, lets recap the new playoff format before diving into the meat of the article, shall we? In […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Penguins Regular Season Arrogance Weakens their Playoff Odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins regular season arrogance is setting this team up for another playoff failure. Regular season hockey doesn’t work in the playoffs. This maneuver has yet to prove successful for […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
A playoff year spent on the bench hurt Fleury immensely. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Years Later: Penguins Core Still Seeks Another Stanley Cup

Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins were an up-and-coming team on the verge of a potential dynasty. They had a core of two superstar centers, taken #2 overall in […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby faces off against Patrice Bergeron. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

The Pittsburgh Bruins, and Playing Well in March…

Let’s take a second and compare the Pittsburgh Penguins of 2013 and the Boston Bruins of 2014: The Similarities are Stunning March of 2013, the Penguins won 15 games outscoring […]

(Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

Sutter Will Lead Pens to the Cup… Or not

Brandon Sutter has the ability to score 25 goals a season. But he doesn’t break the top six forwards for his team unless one of them is hurt. He’s top […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins