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 [...]
The sale of the Wheeling Nailers has Johnstown wondering if the War Memorial will have a tenant next year. JLPens, from our PenguinPoop Johnstown office has filed this report:
It’s that time of the year again for revolving door Minor League Franchises. Have a couple of updates for you. First the Wheeling Nailers are now up for sale, [...]
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 [...]