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Penguins Stymied Again

Ever have one of those mornings when your car just won’t start? You insert the key, turn the ignition, and the engine almost turns over…but not quite. R-u-r, r-u-r, r-u-r… You try everything in your power to get ‘er going, from rubbing the steering wheel and patting the dash, to popping the hood and jiggling the battery cables, to beseeching [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

These Are Better Days for Our Penguins

Why, it’s getting to be a habit. Following the last two Penguins games, tough guy Ryan Reaves has gone out of his way to give Phil Kessel a face wash during the team’s on-ice victory celebration. “I mugged him today,” Reaves confessed to a gaggle of reporters, flashing an ear-to-ear grin. “It was bad.” It’s good to see the big guy fitting in [...]

The Penguins Beat the Oilers 2 -1 in OT

Why is it that our Pittsburgh Penguins need adversity before they show up and play a full game? Why do they have to get the stuffing beat out of them before they play some defense? Why do they need to have a defenseman get injured before they show signs of life? But that is what happened last night as the Penguins beat the Edmonton Oilers 2 - [...]

            

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