It was February 26, 2009. The Penguins GM at the time, Ray Shero, made a trade with the Anaheim Ducks acquiring forwards Eric Tangradi and Chris Kunitz in exchange for veteran defenseman Ryan Whitney. At the time of the trade, … Continue reading Jared McCann: The “Main” Piece
The Penguins finished their unofficial first half of the season on a low note, going 2-3 on their West Coast trip. The Penguins had a real chance to go into the break on a hot streak, and to really make … Continue reading Finding “It”
The Penguins escaped a major scare. Kris Letang was hit awkwardly in a game against the LA Kings. His left leg completely buckled, and he skated slowly off the ice without putting any weight at all on his leg. Luckily … Continue reading Letang Insurance
The Penguins’ first 28 games of the 2018-19 campaign have been nothing short of a roller coaster ride. They started off slow, going 2-1-2 with losses coming against the Canadiens (twice) and Canucks. To make matters worse, they lost 2 … Continue reading Is Jim Rutherford Done Yet?
The Penguins chose Daniel Sprong in the 2nd round of the 2015 NHL draft. There were many analysts that were shocked that he dropped that low given his offensive ability and NHL caliber shot. It seemed like a steal for … Continue reading Time to move on from Sprong
Finally, it is almost time for hockey season. As we get closer to training camp and the preseason, you have to wonder “who will by far exceed their individual expectations” or “who is most likely to fail at meeting their … Continue reading Boom or Bust?
For a third season in a row, the Penguins will face their rivals from the District of Columbia in round 2. As we all know, the Penguins have got the best of the Capitals the past 2 years, winning those … Continue reading Round 2 Predictions: Pens vs. Caps
Want to know what the LTP staff thinks about this upcoming series against Philadelphia? Who is going to be a difference maker? What is going to give the Penguins problems? Do the Flyers have a chance to dethrone the champs? … Continue reading Round 1 staff prediction: Pens v. Flyers
Since the calendar turned to 2018, the Penguins have started to come back to life. They have posted an 8-3 record in their 11 contests, which leaves them tied for 2nd in the division going into the all-star break. Despite … Continue reading Are The Penguins Back?
The Penguins can only not be the Penguins for so long. They’ve surprisingly had struggles scoring goals all season, especially at even strength. They rank 19th in the NHL in goals per game, which is very un-Penguin-like. Well you are … Continue reading Pens On Verge of Offensive Outbreak