Fresh off an emotional victory over Philadelphia the day before, the Penguins traveled north to take on the slumping Buffalo Sabres with high hopes of securing a four-point weekend. After all, the Pens had beaten the Sabres in seven out of their previous eight meetings, including an 8-3 laugher at CONSOL Energy Center on December17.
Ray Shero announced today the Penguins have signed forward James Neal to a 6 year contract extension set to begin with the 2012/2013 season. Neal, who was due to become a Restricted Free Agent on July 1st had just scored his 30th goal of the season yesterday in Pittsburgh’s 6 – 4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
This will keep N [...]
While Penguins fans from all over America today are wearing their Jerseys to show support of hockey today. Here are some hardcore Pittsburgh Penguins fans from Poland who support them in a country where most don’t even have a clue they exist. Mateusz Ostrowski from Penguins.pl files this report:
The collapse of communist regime and th [...]
Once upon a time the Penguins used to come down with a strange malaise called the “Philly Flu” whenever they traveled cross state to take on Philadelphia. While the Flyers remain one of the NHL’s elite teams, visiting the “City of Brotherly Shove” no longer evokes the same stomach-churning symptoms it once did.
Take Saturday afternoon’s match [...]
This past week I had the privelage to be able to talk to recenlty inducted into the NHL Hockey Hall of Fame Mark Howe. Mark Howe is the son of hockey legend Gordie Howe, and brother to Marty Howe. Early in Mark’s professional career he was blessed with the rare oppurtuntiy of not only to be able to play with his brother Marty, but also [...]
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 Craig Button from the NHL Network.
They will also talk about Evgeni Malkin’s continued torrid play as well as the return of Jordan Staal and hopefully some insigh [...]
It’s hard to imagine that a team blessed with elite players such as Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, and Bobby Ryan could be on the outside of the NHL playoff picture looking in. Yet despite a recent 13-2-3 hot streak the Anaheim Ducks entered Wednesday night’s contest with the Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center mired in 13th place in the Western Con [...]
Let’s face it. Barring injury, these are Evgeni Malkin’s Penguins. Sidney Crosby’s eventual return to the Penguins will leave Dan Bylsma with some big decisions. It was originally thought that James Neal was brought in to be the much needed big winger for Crosby, but as it worked out Neal, Malkin & Chris Kunitz are put [...]
The 3rd Annual Paul J. Sciullo II Memorial Alumni Game will be held at McKnight Center (Shadyside Academy) in Fox Chapel on Saturday, February 18 from 6-9 PM. Paul was one of three Pittsburgh Police officers tragically slain on April 4, 2009.
The event will feature two games in honor of our fallen hero—Central Catholic 1972-1999 Alumni Team v [...]