So as not to ruin my 15 + year tradition of going to training camp, earlier this week I found myself bundled up in the ice arena at Southpointe at the NHLPA unofficial Pittsburgh practice. Normally, there’d be a table with representatives trying to sell tickets and handing out handy-dandy pocket schedules and a cheat sheet roster of the black [...]
Long before the green was out in the store windows, the Pens had what was labeled the Irish Line. For about a week, Kennedy, Sullivan and O’Reilly laced up together. Well, that line didn’t last long and neither did O’Reilly’s time in Pittsburgh, yet have no fear, thanks to the marketing gurus and retail proprietors, we can sport some Irish gr [...]
Can he get any better? Traditionally Evgeni Malkin is at his best when his parents arrive and he has Mama Malkin’s borscht. Rumor has it they are planning on coming soon – so fair warning to the rest of the NHL.
As of Sunday’s afternoon game, Malkin is the point leader with 58 points despite missing seven games. He has 8 game winning goals on [...]