Entering Sunday afternoon’s contest with Columbus at CONSOL Energy Center, the Penguins were keenly aware of their recent penchant for tanking in the second of back-to-back games. Determined to beat the “back-end blues,” the Pens rode a pair of power-play goals and a 22-save performance by rookie Brad Thiessen to a 4-2 win over the visiting B [...]
Here’s a quick glance at how former Penguins are faring. Stats are updated through Saturday, February 25.
Forwards and Defensemen
Look … up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s “Super Geno!”
Okay, maybe likening Penguins center Evgeni Malkin to Superman is a bit over the top. After all, he doesn’t wear a cape and he can’t exactly fly, although you might have a hard time convincing NHL goalies. However, there are a growing number of teams that wish they could [...]
There is a certain type of Pittsburgh Penguins fan that a few of us on PenguinPoop that have followed the Pens since the ’70’s discuss all the time. You probably are more familiar with the Steelers version of the fan, the ones that always think the backup QB is the one that should be playing.
When Paul Martin, a shut down defense [...]
NEW YORK (Feb. 24, 2012) – The National Hockey League (NHL®) and NHL Original Productions announced today that Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal will be the next player profiled on the all-access series “NHL 36.” NHL Original Productions cameras will join Neal tomorrow morning and follow him for the next 36 hours as he and the Penguins h [...]
Tonight on PenguinPoop Radio, hosts Disco Stu & Art Vandelay will be talking about the Pittsburgh Penguins and their possible moves come trade deadline with special guest Darryl Dobbs of Dobberhockey.com, the premier web site for fantasy hockey.
We’ll be discussing trades that have already taken place and what we think might m [...]
As a member of the illustrious draft class of 1990 that included Penguins prodigy Jaromir Jagr, Robert Lang was projected to be a star. Indeed, the Teplice, Czechoslovakia native possessed all the tools. A smooth, powerful skater, the 6’3” 217-pounder had excellent vision and an exquisite touch, both for passing and shooting.
While Lang event [...]
Entering Tuesday night’s contest between the Penguins and Rangers at CONSOL Energy Center, much of the pre-game buzz focused on Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, and rightfully so. After all, “King Henrik” had posted some extraordinary numbers, including a microscopic 1.77 goals against average and a stunning .940 save percentage. By compariso [...]