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Penguins Impressions

Back in the day, there used to be a radio show on WYDD called “Jazzz Impressions.” During the segment, which aired on Sunday nights, noted jazz aficionado Jim DeCesare would play tunes featuring his favorite performers. I thought I’d steal a page from DeCesare and dispense with a traditional game summary, instead giving some overall impressio [...]

Penguins Update: The Back-to-Back Games Conspiracy

During a recent lull at work, I decided to look up the Penguins’ schedule on line. As I gazed at the computer screen, I was struck by the yawning gaps in our upcoming slate. After a grueling opening month that culminated in a torturous five-game western road trip, we’re off four out of five days next week, abruptly followed by yet another in [...]

Offensive Woes Persist as Penguins Bow to Flames

Over the course of an arduous, 82-game NHL schedule, it’s inevitable for our Penguins to struggle in certain areas from time to time. Defensive lapses…check. Turnover troubles…check. Occasional ugly loss…check. Inability to score…now wait a minute. Of all the maladies that could’ve afflicted our team, I sure didn’t anticipate this one. Yet t [...]

Penguins in Search of Identity

Shortly after the Penguins were brushed aside in round one of the 2015 playoffs, general manager Jim Rutherford formulated a plan. His intent…remake his team in the image of the Chicago Blackhawks, a speedy, ultra-skilled club that captured the Stanley Cup by rolling four productive lines. Wasting little time, Rutherford acquired Phil Kessel [...]

Penguins Update: If Looks Could Kill

Back in the 1930s, the Philadelphia Athletics had a Hall-of-Fame catcher named Mickey Cochrane. By all accounts, he hated to lose. Whenever the As tasted defeat, he was transformed into a mood so foul that his teammates dubbed him “Black Mike.” It might be an appropriate nickname for Mike Sullivan, too. I’ll put it another way. If looks coul [...]

Ex-Penguins Update: October 28, 2017

Here’s a peek at how former Penguins are performing around the league. Stats are updated for games played through Friday, October 27. Leading the pack are a pair of Vegas Golden Knights—James Neal and David Perron—sandwiched around Los Angeles defenseman Jake Muzzin. Neal tops the Pens alumni in goals (7) and points (10), one point better th [...]

            

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