The Pittsburgh Penguins have just awarded head coach Dan Bylsma a very well deserved 3 year contract extension. Bylsma has been keeping the 2010-2011 roller coaster ride of a season on steady course and it is about time he gets some accolades from the rest of the NHL.
The Penguins had Scotty Bowman coach them , he has won the award 3 times wi [...]
I recently caught up with Phil Pritchard and he was telling me what the first thing Sidney Crosby wanted to do with the Stanley Cup on his day with the Cup. You may know Phil from the credit card commercial where he is stuck in the airport with the Stanley Cup. You may have seen him polishing the Stanley Cup with his famous white gloves rig [...]
UPDATE: On Friday, March 4, the NHL suspended Gilles for 10 games, and he will forfeit over $60,000 in salary. Not one member of the Islanders organization accompanied him to his hearing in Toronto
It has now been four weeks since the infamous Penguins/Islanders debacle of February 11th. To all of the Islanders fans that posted here about [...]
To coin a phrase, today is the first day of the rest of the season. Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, the Penguins will now focus on the final 18 games of the regular season and try to finish as high in the standings as they can. They currently sit in fourth place with 80 points, six points behind division leader Philadelphia( [...]
Unless you are not a hockey fan or have been living in Outer Mongolia for the past four years (and in either case, I’m not sure what you’re doing on this site), then you know Brian Duff as the host of the best hockey show on television, NHL Network’s nightly News/Highlights/Wrap-up/ show, “On The Fly”. While th [...]
I had the luck of having a phone conversation with NHL on the Fly’s analyst Craig Button yesterday right after the Penguins traded for Alexei Kovalev. I say luck because this time of year with all the trades going on Craig is an extremely busy person being that he also writes for ESPN Insider and NHL.com. Craig’s father Jack wa [...]
The Penguins today reacquired Alexi Kovalev today from the Ottawa Senators for a conditional 7th round pick in the 2011 entry draft. The pick could change to a 6th round one if the Penguins advance beyond the first round of this year’s playoffs and if Kovalev plays in [...]
*Feb 24th, 2011: The Penguins have just picked up Alexei Kovalev for a 7th round draft pick. The big question now is whether Craig Adams will give up his number so we can bring back the AK27.
There is a lot of talk right now about the Pens having interest in obtaining the services of Alexei Kovalev. Many sources report this as a possibilit [...]
I recently caught up with CTV Calgary’s Lisa Bowes. Lisa Bowes is known through out Canada as the woman who broke barriers by becoming the first woman to do play-by-play for the National Women’s Hockey League, she is also know for the job she did as host/reporter of Women’s Hockey for CTV at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics a [...]