I want to give big props to Max Talbot for last week on 105.9 The X, for addressing the white elephant in the room that no one wanted to talk about. When “Mad Max” was asked about Ovechkin, he did not hold back calling him “Douche”, which is what every “PenguinPoop” reader already knew.
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WBS Penguins winger Chris Conner re-signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins for 1 year at .55 million. The deal is a 2 way contract that will pay him less if he plays in the minors. Chris Conner was first signed by the Penguins a little over a year ago on July 7th from the Dallas Stars, the speedy 5ft 8in Conner played 8 games for the Pittsburg [...]
Pittsburgh Penguins who right now have 5 defensemen lined up for next year (Orpik, Martin, Goligoski, Letang and Michalek) most likely just ensured WBS Penguins Ben Lovejoy’s place on the roster when they lost any chance of re-signing defenseman Mark Eaton who signed a two year $5 Million dollar deal with the NY Islanders.
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Penguins loaner defenseman Jordan Leopold signed a 3 year, 3 million dollar a year deal will Buffalo after the Penguins most likely didn’t offer him a contract or enough money.
List of Pittsburgh Penguins free agents: 2010 Pittsburgh Penguins Free Agents
Ray Shero lost the Hamhuis sweepstakes or did he? Shero traded a draft pick for the right to try to sign Hamhuis and failed. Then today Shero ended up with two better defensemen, Zbynek Michalek from Phoenix and Paul Martin from the New Jersey, both are now signed to long term contracts. Michalek a 5 year deal worth $20 million and Paul Ma [...]
It would appear that maybe Ray Shero had a back-up plan in the likely event that Gonchar or Hamhuis would not sign. The Pens have pried Zbynek Michalek from the Phoenix Coyotes. Michalek fills the need for a defensive defensemen. The Pens signed Michalek to a 5 year deal totaling 20 million.
2010 Pittsburgh Penguins Free Agents
TSN has reported that Sergei Gonchar has signed a three year deal with the Ottawa Senators for $5.5 Million a year including a no-trade clause. This clears a big chunk of money for Ray Shero to start signing away this afternoon, possibly defenseman Anton Volchenkov from Ottawa in what would be a huge win for the Penguins.
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