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Its Not Just the Players Who are Young

Baby Pens First of all, thanks to Krundle for bringing me onto the squad.  That out of the way, I’ll begin my first poop (er.. post). After reading JeanPronovost’s first post, I realized that my knowledge of the Penguins, while vast indeed, does not hold a candle to those who have seen them play since they entered the league in ’67. [...]

When will the helicopter ride end?

00ppfront First off, I’d like to thank Reg for asking me to be a contributor to this great site.  I’ve wanted to for a quite a while but could never seem to find the time to get anything written.  Well, I have the time now, and look forward to being able to add anything I can to the other fine writers who contribute here regularly. To start [...]

I Can Fix The Pittsburgh Penguin Power Play

pp0142 The Penguins overtime win in Florida provided the all of the answers needed to right the sinking powerplay ship that has been taking on water since December 23rd, 2008. Everybody and their mom have the answers to make the powerplay work, most of them revolve around firing Mike Yeo and letting Tony Granato coach it. Not a poor idea in itself c [...]

Pens Bounce Back: Top Thrashers 3-2

58980038 Who would of thought that it was Brooks Orpik’s return, not Gonchar & Talbot’s, that would fire the team up for a nice win.  The Pens had a nice turn around from Thursday night’s loss to the Senators.   The first period in particular was very strong.  The Pens came out flying.  They had the Thrashers locked up in their o [...]

Gonchar and Talbot’s Return Spoiled

00ppfront I would have bet that the return of Talbot alone would have been enough to energize the Penguins to a strong showing against the Senators tonight.  With the enthusiasm and energy with which Talbot plays coming back into the line-up, one would think that the other players may feed off of that.  Throw in the return of Gonchar and I am thinking [...]

Fear not, the Superstar is back

pp0141 While Dan Bylsma’s first big bout with diversity in his long 277 day NHL coaching career is far from over, the return of Maxime ‘Superstar’ Talbot to the Penguins lineup tonight will hopefully provide the locker room with a little bit of that “Patch Adams” humor that will make the boo boo’s hurt a little le [...]

2009 Pittsburgh Penguins Free Agents

00ppfront Here is a current list of Pitttsburgh Penguin players who’s contracts are up and become free agents as of 12:01 pm, July 1st 2009. Here is the 2010 list:  2010 Pittsburgh Penguins Free Agents You can click on their name to see their lifetime stats. Click here if you are looking for up to date salary cap numbers and upcoming free agents: [...]

Penguin Lineup Must Simplify Approach

00ppfront Injuries or no injuries, the Pens need to play smarter hockey.  Actually when you are short bodies, the simple approach is better.   Clear the zone, get through the middle, shoot the puck in, and go get it — create opportunities with hard work.  The Penguins have not done these things over the last four games.  It is not the players who [...]

Pens Trying to Get Back to Winning Ways

58880968 So, this current road trip has not been the most sparkling period in this young season. The Pens lost two games in regulation for the first time under Bylsma’s tutiledge.  In Boston, they made it three in a row.  They won the first game against a struggling team in Anaheim, they were pretty well outplayed in LA and lost horribly to the [...]

Deep Thoughts by Phil Krundle

League Leading Impressive as it may seem, the Penguins have yet to lose a game this season that was not on a back 2 back night. Just as impressive, the Penguins do not have a mark in the tie column. The NHL in it’s infinite wisdom use the tie column to post overtime losses so there are more teams that look like they have winning records [...]


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