While we’re waiting to see if Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford pulls the trigger on any more deals, I thought it would be fun to glance back at the best (and worst) deadline trades in team history.
I’ll call ‘em doozies ‘n’ duds.
The best deadline deal of all-time? That’s easy. “The Trade.”
Given a mandate by Hartford owner Richard Gor [...]
Once again Ray Shero worked his magic and transformed the Pittsburgh Penguins team into a better team. That is not an easy thing to do with the NHL’s Salary Cap the Way it is, but somehow he did it again. the best part of all of Ray Shero’s moves is that he did not dismantle the Stanley Cup winning team anymore than it was dismant [...]
Happy Trade Deadline Day to everyone in Hockeyland. Hopefully, one of these days, this will be a national holiday both here and in Canada, but until that time, I’ll be here analysing the days deals.
Toronto sends Alexei Ponikarovsky to the Penguins for Luca Caputi and Martin Skoula
Ray Shero continues his yearly shopping trip [...]
The Penguins play the Vancouver Canucks tonight at 10PM it will be shown in HD on Fox Sports Pittsburgh.
Marc Andre Fleury has a fractured finger on his glove hand and with backup Brent Johnson already on IR the Penguins have John Curry the WBS Penguins all time winningest goaltender penciled in to start tonight’s game. As luck would ha [...]