Phil Kessel is a national treasure. So why does he always seem to come up in trade rumors all of the time? The fans love him and the players love him. But again here we are with Kessel trade rumors swirling in the air. So why is that? Well we’re here to break that down in this article. Troubled Marriage Kessel and head coach Mike … Continue reading Phil “The Thrill” Kessel
The 2018 offseason is about to start to pick up with the draft being less then a month away. Rumors will swirl and players will be dealt leading up to and throughout the draft. It’s an exciting time for hockey as players find new teams and teams acquire different players. Which players will the Penguins acquire or trade away? Well that’s the question as rumors … Continue reading Best trade partners for the Penguins
Well the 2018 NHL playoffs are still going on but the Penguins are out of it after an impressive run. General Manager Jim Rutherford has said that hes going to make some moves. He doesn’t know exactly what moves yet but the salary cap situation is again the problem for the Penguins. Players could be traded away with high salary cap hits this offseason. This … Continue reading Early free agency targets
The Penguins offseason has begun earlier than they wanted it to this time around. After falling to the Capitals in round 2 the Penguins ended their long run of success in the playoffs. But with the end of the season comes locker room clean out day. Alot was said but the most telling was when GM Jim Rutherford said the team would look “different” next … Continue reading Change of direction
The Penguins are heading back to the paint can with a tied 1-1 series against the Washington Capitals. This following the Pens winning game one, 3-2 and the Capitals winning game two, 4-1. Game two was full of confusion and questionable calls. But there is no need to be concerned yet if you’re the Penguins. The Pens were able to win a game on the … Continue reading History in the Penguins’ favor
The Russian bear has been poked from some controversy that a Russian reporter wrote about the KHL. Little is known about the KHL when it comes to hockey fans except for the fact the Russian players go over there and other lower level talents. Notable players such as Ilya Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk, Slava Voynov and Andrei Markov to just name a few. Many of these … Continue reading Poke the bear!
The Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are in full swing. Both men’s and women’s hockey for Team USA have played games. And both have mixed results. The women’s team has lived up to expectations as usual. Now the men’s team well…. not so much success. The men’s team went into these Olympics with no real expectations with no NHL players competing in them. But they … Continue reading Olympic hockey update
The trade deadline is February 26 and many names are rumored to be on the move. Some big names and some role players that will be on the move. The trade deadline has not been as active as past seasons due to teams getting deals done before. But this year it seems like teams could be waiting till the last possible moment to make a … Continue reading Trade Deadline Preview
Elliotte Friedman said recently on SportsNet “Think that the Penguins are one team that is looking hard at [JG] Pageau and it would make a lot of sense“. This would be a great addition and immediate solution to the Penguins’ 3rd line center woes. With these recent rumors (by a reliable source) comes with the question, who is Pageau? Pageau is 25-years old and carries … Continue reading Trade Target: Jean-Gabriel Pageau
Will the 3rd line center position be found via trade or will it be found “in house”? That is the question surrounding the team. If the Penguins have anything to do with it then they’ll make a trade before the deadline. But questions have been raised about whether other teams are trying to not do deals with the Pens. Elliotte Friedman said recently in his … Continue reading Is Sheahan The 3rd Line Center?