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
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