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
We are now over a month into the hockey season. Although it is extremely early, I wanted to get a little bit of a head start and take a peek at some of the main individual awards given out at the … Continue reading Early NHL Award Winners
This offseason, the Penguins signed a Stanley Cup winning goaltender in Antti Niemi for $700,000 after being bought out by the Dallas Stars. Although the Penguins are high on goaltending prospect Tristan Jarry, they wanted him to have another year … Continue reading Don’t Be So “Antti” Niemi…Yet
Coach – John Tortorella 2016-17 Record and Standing: 50-24-8, 3rd in Metro Key Additions – Artemi Panarin (acquired via trade with Chicago) – Tyler Motte (acquired via trade with Chicago) – Jordan Schroeder (acquired via trade with Minnesota) – Alexander … Continue reading Metropolitan Division Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the first team in the salary cap era and the first team since the Detroit Red Wings 1997-98 to win Stanley Cups in back-to-back seasons. Although these past 2 seasons are ones that both the fans and … Continue reading 10 Moments That Defined Back-To-Back Stanley Cups
Statistics (Regular Season) 34 GP, 2 G, 8 A, 10 PTS, +9 +/-, 8 PIM Statistics (Postseason) 6 GP, 0 G, 0 A, 0 PTS, -3 +/-, 4 PIM Player Grade (B-) Chad Ruhwedel was a guy who many would … Continue reading Offseason Player Grades: Chad Ruhwedel