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Penguin Lull… NHL… KHL… Balsillie & Expansion

Hamliton Blackberries? Being that there is a lull right now before training camps begin and looking into the situation with the KHL with Radulov, Hudler and others, plus the Balsillie situation with Phoenix/Hamilton… Hamliton Blackberries?     I suggest the following things be on the list of things to seriously talk about at the next meeting of the minds. (An [...]

Crosby Can’t Shoot

00ppfront Johnny can’t read and Sidney can’t shoot. This may sound crazy but… The number one goal scorer in the playoffs last year is atrocious at shooting the puck. When you look at the goals he scored, only one goal was from a shot more than five feet away.  You can view all 15 goals here: Philadelphia’s coach John Stevens wi [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins Free Agency Round Up – 2009

00ppfront A list of Penguins and ex-Penguin free agency moves: We will be updating this page as the summer goes on.  Click on the players name to view their stats. Pittsburgh defenseman Philippe Boucher has announced his retirement from the NHL after playing 16 seasons. Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL has signed WBS Penguin Janne Pesonen.  Pesonen set the re [...]

Penguin… Prospect Conditioning Camp Notes

00ppfront Notes from observing a few prospect conditioning camp ‘workouts’ at Southpointe Iceoplex.  What some don’t realize is that the objective of these ‘workouts’ beside building some team bonding is to conduct physical tests, instructional sets, and layout a fitness and training program customized for each player in a [...]

Canada Day and Some Free Agent Frenzy Aftermath

Rupp fighting 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 : (more…)

Pens Sign Guerin and Adams

00ppfront 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. Interesting………

2009 Entry Draft… Penguin Prediction 1st and 2nd round

chris-kreider1 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 [...]

TOUGH DECISIONS – the STANLEY CUP Pittsburgh Penguin Offseason…

00ppfront 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 [...]

Detroit, Lidstrom and Draper are sore losers, snub Crosby

pp0138 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 [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins: A Championship Season

Sid and the Cup 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 [...]


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