This is by no means the end of the lockout. This is the starting point for serious negotiations. Finally. The league kept saying that it was on the PA to present an offer. I suspect that the NHL could have presented this offer in June or July and started the season on time, but hoped that the PA would crack. So don’t go celebrating [...]
The KHL has announced, according to multiple sources, that all returning Russians from the NHL will not count against the salary cap. What will the Penguins do in 2 years if some crazy, stupid, rich KHL owner offers Geno $25 million tax free per season like Jaromir Jagr was making in Omsk? Sure it’s the KHL, but Geno speaks the language [...]
All of these clips were within the last 5 minutes of the game or overtime. Not 1 of these were called penalties. I didn’t have time to get all of the “Hugs” from the rest of the game.
Both Crosby and Malkin had the puck, both refs watching. The Crosby “Hug” was within 10 feet of the referee, you can see the ref [...]
I wrote this piece just after the Matt Cooke suspension was assessed. Unfortunately, my day jobs sometimes get in the way, I didn’t finish in a pertinent time frame. Well, Todd Bertuzzi has opened the door for me to submit my thoughts again.
The punishment that Matt Cooke got for his flagrant violation is appropriate. What Matt Cooke did w [...]
If you follow us on Twitter, you have already seen these pictures. Or you might have seen the tweets on our Twitter feed on the right hand side of our site. But, since I’m sure some of you are wondering what Twitter is or cursing it as you read this, I’m posting it here as well.
Phil Krundle, Reg Dunlop, Champ Kind, and their b [...]
Pittsburgh Penguins 2012 Salary Cap Numbers. This list has the Salary numbers up until the last year that a Penguin is signed. 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. The Penguins have about $1.1 million is usable cap space left this year before the trade deadline. Ray Shero is known for liking to keep at least 1 million in salary cap in [...]