Canada Day (Fête du Canada) has nothing to do with Free Agent Frenzy except that most Canadians have the day off to watch many of these GM’s and Owners play the part of fools and yesterday was no exception.
Not all of this has directly to do with the Penguins but let’s start with the list of future snafu’s in the making :
Today the Pens took steps to keep the Stanley Cup Champion line-up in tact. Pittsburgh announced today that both Billy Guerin and Craig Adams have re-signed with the Penguins.
Guerin signed a one year contract worth $2.85 million and Adams signed for two years at $1.1 million.
The 2009 Entry Draft is this Friday and Saturday from the Bell Centre.
There are what seems to be a record number of detailed projections available. Now what’s totally hilarious about almost all of these publications and websites offering the latest scoop is that they are almost the same. And while most of these services cost a few pennies t [...]
The Parade is over and the memories will linger on forever yet the team management gets no rest.
The Secondary Awards Banquet is tomorrow… the Entry Draft next week… and Free Agency about a week later so there is no time to rest for Ray Shero and his management team.
What should they do? Let’s first lay a few assumptions out there… tha [...]
Call them unsportsmanlike or call them sore losers, whatever you call them, Detroit’s lack of class runs from the captain of the team all the way down to the fans*. Lidstrom waited less than 5 seconds for Crosby and the rest to come over to shake his hand before he and Draper lead the team off the ice, Lidstrom all of the sudden had an [...]
Sid and the Cup
What a fabulous finish to a fabulous hockey season. Stanley Cup #3!! I’ll never forget the day that truly started us on this journey - Draft Lottery Day, 2005. There was a chance that the Penguins were going to win that lottery and draft Sidney Crosby. I watched that entire event. It was down to two teams — A [...]
A big thanks to PenguinPooper – PenguinSteve-O who has sent us in our first cup sighting, here is his girlfriend Lisa with Dan Bylsma and the Stanley Cup this morning (June 13th).
Brian’ story: Stacie (my wife) works at One Chatam Center. That’s where the Pens home office is. She called me to t [...]
Well, our beloved team showed the grit and determination they needed to give us fans the ultimate moment in hockey. I just want to wish all the players, coaches and the rest of the organization, congratulations. I would like to thank the team for giving me and the rest of the fans a fantastic ride.
At a few minutes after 8pm tonight, a puck will be dropped inside the Joe Lewis Arena in downtown Detroit and the hopes and aspirations of 40 NHLers and millions of fans will be riding on a 60 minute battle to the end. All bets will be off. Lord Stanley’s Cup will be polished behind the scenes, fans from both cities will be figuring out [...]