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Penguins History: Dave Schultz – If I Had A Hammer

pp0430 During the summer of 1977, popular enforcer Bob “Battleship” Kelly signed a free-agent deal with Chicago, leaving the Penguins without a protector. Although general manager Baz Bastien imported rugged players Colin Campbell, Bob Paradise, and Brian Spencer to help with the policing chores, the Pens quickly fell prey to imposing cl [...]

Penguins Clip Red Wings in a Shootout

It wasn’t the prettiest of wins–certainly not one Dan Bylsma and the Penguins’ coaching staff will use for instructional video. However, given the fact that the Pens triumphed in the Motor City after blowing a 4-0 second-period lead, they’ll gladly take the two points. Following a disappointing loss to the Rangers on Sunday, the Penguin [...]

NHL Policy Forces Mario and the Penguins to Employ a Matt Cooke

Matt Cooke The media can “spin” the problems of the NHL onto Mario Lemieux’s shoulders all they want, but when push comes to shove, the NHL will still be the one that needs to correct their problem, not Mario. Until the NHL fixes the problem of leaving players to “police themselves” the Pittsburgh Penguins need to employ th [...]

Rangers Power Past Penguins

Taking full advantage of overlapping third-period penalties, the Rangers rode a pair of power-play goals to a 5-2 victory over the Penguins before a sellout matinee crowd at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pens, who outshot the Blueshirts 40-27 while holding a decided edge in territorial play, deserved a better fate. James Neal set the tone on [...]

NHL needs to adopt NBA playoff format

00ppfront With the addition of the expansion Nashville Predators in 1998, the NHL realigned  to a strictly geographic six-division structure (three per conference) and changed their playoff format to the top eight teams in each conference making the playoffs with the winners of each division automatically getting the top three seeds based on their over [...]

Win a PenguinPoop Hoodie Autographed by Maxime Talbot

Max Talbot with PenguinPoop Hoodie Over the next 4 weeks we will be offering chances to win autographed PenguinPoop shirts.  First up is an size XL Black PenguinPoop Hoodie autographed by Maxime Talbot. All enteries must be in by 11:49PM EST Thurday March 24rd.    The winner of the autographed Max Talbot PenguinPoop hoodie was:  Alexandra from Washington, PA Next Contest:  Wi [...]

Next Four Penguin Games – A Litmus Test

00ppfront The play of the Penguins over the next four games should give us a very good idea of how they might fare in the playoffs.  Rangers and Devils at home, Red Wings and Flyers on the road.  Three playoff-bound teams and maybe four as the Devils are the hottest team in the NHL.  To date the Penguins have not played well against the upper echelon t [...]

Sidney Crosby Skates Again… And More Good News

Bylsma & Kovalev Sidney Crosby skated for the 3rd time in four days and even though each time has only been 15 minutes, he has been symptom free.  “ I know it’s going to take time. From the way I feel out there and not doing anything for two and a half months, you feel it. “, Crosby Said “It’s nice to get out there. I don’t really have a pla [...]

Sidney Crosby Skating Raises More Questions Than it Answers w/Video

00ppfront On Friday Bob McCown a radio guy up in Toronto said about Sidney Crosby: “Members of his family I’ve been told have suggested to Sid or maybe talking to Sid or trying to encourage Sid to consider retirement” he said that it was not Sid’s parents, and that it was just a member of his family.  This was so carefully worde [...]

Video: PK Subban Tries to Take Off Rupp’s Head – No Penalty!

00ppfront Surely everyone in Pittsburgh is familiar with PK Subban’s antics.  You remember the guy who purposely swung his leg out to trip Jordan Staal and had his skate blade go through the top of Staal’s foot.  This time Subban purposely swings his stick at Mike Rupp’s head trying to injure him because he is upset he got checked.  T [...]


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