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Olympic hockey isn’t better… just ask NBC

As the games go on so do the lemmings who think this Olympic hockey is the best there is… it isn’t.        For those that can’t remember when the NHL took their momentum break from playing 4 games a week… there were six teams (Flyers, Boston, Montreal, Tampa Bay, NY Rangers, and Atlanta) battling for three playoff spot [...]

Overrated Olympics could cost the Pens another shot

Are you looking forward to seeing Konstantin Koltsov and how well he does?  Me either.  Can you really Me like Russian TANK! and truly name two players on TEAM Latvia?  I didn’t think you could. You see IMHO this is a mostly overblown event and many of the hockey lemmings jump on the Olympic bandwagon without ……       (more [...]

Rossi talks hockey… Cook should write for soap operas.

The report by Rob Rossi in the TRIBUNE-REVIEW  Rossi: Coaches not to blame for power play is a revealing one. Rossi says, “I’ve watched too many practices to blame Yeo for this sickening power play. I’ve seen him work too many long days to hold anything but admiration for his commitment to fixing the power play’s probl [...]

Penguins PP… Who turned the lights out?

Any hockey fan with half of a brain knows that the solution to the Pens situation hinges on fixing the PP success rate.  It can’t get any worse than 30th. Goaltending and the attention the PK gets from most teams when combined with the Pens playing the same-old PP with only minor modifications makes it one of the easiest to defend in th [...]

EASTERN REP – Penguins, Flyers, Capitals, Bruins

Most of the web site scriptures and hockey mags have selected the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals finishing ahead of our Penguins. I may be looking at this all wrong but I think it’s going to be a battle between the Pens and the Flyers. Here’s the reasoning… The Flyers (bless their soul) are in another one of the goal [...]

Penguin Lull… NHL… KHL… Balsillie & Expansion

Being that there is a lull right now before training camps begin and looking into the situation with the KHL with Radulov, Hudler and others, plus the Balsillie situation with Phoenix/Hamilton… Hamliton Blackberries?     I suggest the following things be on the list of things to seriously talk about at the next meeting of the minds. (An [...]


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