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The Penguins hold off the Snarling Florida Panthers 4 – 3

So, I sat down and started to watch last night’s game and was immediately rewarded with a great feed from Phil Kessel to Sidney Crosby ending with a goal scorer’s goal at the edge of the Florida crease on the power play a mere 6:46 into the game. Crosby didn’t really get a clean shot off, just enough to get it past Florida’s goalie, James Rei [...]

Hey Penguins, Where’s the “D”?

Our Pittsburgh Penguins dropped the back end of their second of 19 back-to-back series this season by a score of 5 – 4 to the Tampa Bay Lightning, last night. A comment made by Steve Mears and his partner in crime, in the announcers booth, during the Penguins second loss of the season, struck me as odd. The boys in Black-n-Gold squeezed off 4 [...]

Penguins Trade Derrick Pouliot

The Pittsburgh Penguins trimmed their roster down to their season starting size today by trading Derrick Pouliot to the Vancouver Canucks for Andrey Pedan and Vancouver’s 4th pick in next year’s 2018 Draft. Former first round pick Pouliot came to the Penguin’s organization with a lot of promise. In his NHL debut his offensive acumen caused me [...]

The Penguins Out Gun the Red Wings in their Preseason Home Opener

To borrow a line from a long time Penguins sportscaster, “Hallelujah Hollywood”. Jake the Snake Strikes. In a game that featured an offensive landslide, Jake Guentzel picked up where he left off 100 or so days ago, pacing the Penguins to a 6 – 5 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Joined by frequent partner in crime from last year, Cono [...]

Penguins: Center of Attention

The Great Center Debate goes on. I know I have commented on this before, but it has yet to be resolved. Training camp has opened up and the regular season is just around the corner, but our Penguins are still without a clear third line Center. Jim Rutherford and Mike Sullivan (at least publicly) express little concern. Hmm…. Do I believe it? [...]

Penguins Prospects Tournament: a Sneak Peek of the Future

What a great time of the year, even Las Vegas, Colorado, and New Jersey fans are optimistic. Every team is still in the playoff hunt. It has only been a couple of months since our Penguins hoisted the Cup, now we are only about a month away from raising the banner from that championship–and the curtain to defend that championship. I am [...]


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