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?
As the Penguins’ preseason has begun, some players are getting their shots at a spot on the final roster for the season opener on October 4th against the defending Stanley Cup champions. A lot of attention is going towards guys … Continue reading Making the case for Juuso Riikola
1. Daniel Sprong’s first full season? Jim Rutherford stated that this year, Sprong should be a “regular” on the roster. Sprong put up 65 points in 65 games (32 goals) last season in Wilkes-Barre. In his call up, he showed flashes … Continue reading 5 story lines for the 2018/2019 season
Before diving into this piece, I’d like to take this time to say the couple months without hockey has refueled my desire to write about the Penguins and watch their games again. I’ve missed discussing the team with all of … Continue reading Flavell: Letang’s play will dictate Penguins’ season
There is no better feeling than when hockey fever is finally back in the air. Penguins’ fans had their longest off-season in three years. With training camp around the corner, storylines for the new season have begun to surface as teams are talking to the media and players are taking the ice. For the Penguins, however, the story … Continue reading Penguins and Crosby have ‘something to prove’
With summer mostly wrapped up, let’s take a look at how things have shook out for the WBS Penguins. Their summer certainly isn’t done, and they’ll likely look to add a couple more forwards for depth purposes, but we’ll cover … Continue reading WBS offseason recap
The importance of goaltending depth had been on display throughout the Penguins’ back-to-back championship runs when the team was able to run out an elite goaltender regardless of the man playing. They no longer have the two-elite-goalie luxury but they … Continue reading How should the Penguins handle Tristan Jarry?
When Matt Cullen decided to head home following the Penguins’ second consecutive title defense and play for the Minnesota Wild, it left even general manager Jim Rutherford shocked as Rutherford believed all along that Cullen was coming back for one more run … Continue reading What can Matt Cullen realistically provide?
The free agency frenzy has calmed down a bit and the Penguins are close to done with any major moves. The re-signing of Jamie Oleksiak is probably the only significant signing remaining for Jim Rutherford and company. In the wake … Continue reading What to do with five centers
I’ve had very few entries on site since the Penguins were eliminated in round two by the Washington Capitals due to some time constraints and a lack of true news until the last week or so. I am back to … Continue reading Thoughts on the Penguins and the NHL after free agency