Since scorching into the big times by scoring a goal on his first shot on his first shift, Jake Guentzel has cemented his place in the hearts of Penguins’ fans for a very long time and continues to exceed his … Continue reading Jake Guentzel continues to improve
It’s no surprise that Penguins fan’s patience for Jim Rutherford is growing thinner by the day, especially after a streak of signings and trades that left writers and fans baffled. Jim Rutherford has often been given a pass by fans … Continue reading Andrews: Assessing Jim Rutherford’s tenure in Pittsburgh
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 have placed forward Zach Aston-Reese on IR and have recalled forward Garrett Wilson from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Aston-Reese has been effective in the recent surge of depth-scoring coming from the Penguins’ line-up that has led them to win nine of their last 10 games. He has two goals and two assists in that span of games and a plus/minus of +5. Through 30 games in the NHL this season, Aston-Reese has added 11 points. Unfortunately, the injury comes from a fight in a 4-1 Penguins win over Florida on home ice. Aston-Reese dropped the gloves with forward Colton … Continue reading Aston-Reese placed on IR
After not scoring for 22 games, Bryan Rust finally appears to be back to his old self. Rust, after signing a 4-year contract with an AAV of $3,500,000 million, struggled early on this season. He only had seven points (one … Continue reading Von Hofen: Bryan Rust is finally back
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 St. Louis Blues are in a world of hurt right now. They are 10 points out of a playoff spot and are the third worst team in the NHL. Blues writer Jeremy Rutherford tweeted Wednesday that a few GM’s … Continue reading Von Hofen: Should the Penguins go after Tarasenko?
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 situation sounds all too familiar. A young Penguins player has a career year, and the following year he gets a new contract worth around $3 million dollars per year. However, once he gets this new contract, his production suddenly … Continue reading Bryan Rust’s Situation Mirroring Conor Sheary’s
NHL insider Elliotte Friedman recently wrote on his blog “31 Thoughts”, that the Penguins “tested the market” on Phil Kessel. Kessel being in trade rumors is nothing new, but with the Penguins concerning start to the season; this feels a … Continue reading Why Phil Kessel needs to stay in Pittsburgh