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Penguin… Prospect Conditioning Camp Notes

Notes from observing a few prospect conditioning camp ‘workouts’ at Southpointe Iceoplex.  What some don’t realize is that the objective of these ‘workouts’ beside building some team bonding is to conduct physical tests, instructional sets, and layout a fitness and training program customized for each player in a [...]

Canada Day and Some Free Agent Frenzy Aftermath

Canada Day (Fête du Canada) has nothing to do with Free Agent Frenzy except that most Canadians have the day off to watch many of these GM’s and Owners play the part of fools and yesterday was no exception. Not all of this has directly to do with the Penguins but let’s start with the list of future snafu’s in the making : (more…)

2009 Entry Draft… Penguin Prediction 1st and 2nd round

The 2009 Entry Draft is this Friday and Saturday from the Bell Centre. There are what seems to be a record number of detailed projections available.  Now what’s totally hilarious about almost all of these publications and websites offering the latest scoop is that they are almost the same. And while most of these services cost a few pennies t [...]

TOUGH DECISIONS – the STANLEY CUP Pittsburgh Penguin Offseason…

The Parade is over and the memories will linger on forever yet the team management gets no rest. The Secondary Awards Banquet is tomorrow… the Entry Draft next week… and Free Agency about a week later so there is no time to rest for Ray Shero and his management team. What should they do?  Let’s first lay a few assumptions out there… tha [...]

Hossa… a Detroit Red Wing JINX

Here we are off to the JLA… and really – why the heck are we so happy? Our Flightless Birdies are 0 for 3 there. Crosby is a MINUS 3 and no points in those games. Our late season additions Guerin and Kunitz combined have ZIPPO points and are a combined MINUS 4. Someone must have done something there, right… yet Gonch [...]

Letang: He’s better than Gonchar & Lidstrom… RIGHT NOW

The pre-game storyline hype for tonight are mostly about Marian Hossa scoring 2 goals in another game 4 and that Pavel Datsyuk practiced with his team yesterday. Will Datsyuk play in Game 4 or will they keep him out until Game 5? Will Hossa continue his Game 4 – 2 goal production? If Datsyuk does play will he take some of the defensive pressu [...]


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