The Pittsburgh Penguins have had a lackluster first quarter of the season, to say the least. Pittsburgh is locked in a three-way tie for third in the Metropolitan division with both teams from New York, and sit three points out … Continue reading Sidney Crosby (and depth scoring) is just what the Penguins needed
Jake Guentzel has been a bright spot so far on a struggling Penguins team this year. The American winger currently has 12 goals and 22 points in 26 games. His contract expires at the end of the season; so what … Continue reading What does Guentzel’s contract extension look like?
Three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and Phil Kessel trade rumors. After an underwhelming start to the season, reminiscent of the beginning of the 2015-16 Stanley Cup winning season, it was inevitable that General Manager Jim Rutherford would … Continue reading Penguins ‘tested the market’ for Phil Kessel
The Penguins have a lot of NHL defensemen. While they all aren’t bonafide superstars like Kris Letang and a healthy Justin Schultz, they’re league caliber defensemen nonetheless. The list of names in no particular order: Letang, Schultz, Brian Dumoulin, Jamie … Continue reading How to navigate the defensive conundrum
After close to 2 months, the Tom Wilson situation is finally resolved. An independent arbitrator officially reduced Wilson’s suspension for his headshot on former Penguin Oskar Sundqvist from 20 games to 14. The hit that took place all the way … Continue reading Wilson suspension reduced from 20 to 14 games
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
Another week has passed and it was another .500 week for the Penguins. They unfortunately lost defensemen Justin Schultz to a fractured leg. Matt Murray was lost to a concussion but did dress as the backup Saturday night. It wasn’t the best week … Continue reading Stock up/Stock down: Week Two
The Penguins had a pretty quiet week after they opened with two games in three days to start the season. They had Sunday through Wednesday off to start the week, in which Mike Sullivan utilized the time off to energize … Continue reading Weekly Recap: 10/7-10/13
Pittsburgh Penguins’ defenseman Justin Schultz underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his lower left leg after suffering the injury Saturday night in Montreal. The Penguins made the official announcement Monday. Schultz’ skate was caught in the ice during … Continue reading Justin Schultz to miss four months
In spots over the course of Casey DeSmith‘s Penguins tenure, he has been very good. He has never had to face a long term spell as the starter but did Thursday night prove he was capable? Yes, the Penguins are only … Continue reading Can the Penguins trust Casey DeSmith long term?