It has now been reported by a couple reliable sources that the Penguins will sign free agent defenseman Jack Johnson to a 5 year×$16 million deal. It’ll pay him around 3-3.5 AAV (average annual value). Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick were traded to the Buffalo Sabres for a 4th round pick which can become a 3rd round pick. Also just announced was Riley Sheahan was … Continue reading Pen to paper
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
Clearly, Derick Brassard‘s transition from defensive trap to all-out offense and go score hockey hasn’t gone as he;d like it to thus far. In his first six games, Brassard has two points (1 G, 1 A) and has looked a bit out of sorts at times. Changing systems entirely will do that to you. Brassard is a very skilled player and will heat up so don’t … Continue reading The Penguins have options with Derick Brassard
The young guns of the Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t long learning from the veterans about winning. Two Stanley Cups in two seasons means most of the up and comers don’t know what losing is. Watching Sidney Crosby every day must be a great motivator. Conor Sheary skates low with the leg strength style and passing vision of captain Crosby. Bryan Rust has the sheer determination of … Continue reading Young guys possess veteran traits
Sidney Crosby is the premier NHL player. You can’t stop him, you can only hope to contain him. Continue reading COLUMN: You Can’t Stop The Force, You Can Only Contain It
Around this time of year, most people are focused on their upcoming fantasy football drafts and not too much so with hockey. I am here to help. Instead of previewing the entire league, I will be noting some Penguins who I believe should be on your roster regardless of your league size. I will also be noting a few players who could deserve a look … Continue reading Penguins Fantasy Hockey Predictions
Conor Sheary was a key piece of Sidney Crosby’s line. But was he worth the contact the Penguins gave him? Continue reading Debating The Sheary Deal: Was It Worth It?
Statistics (Regular Season) 61 GP, 23 G, 30 A, 53 PTS, +24 +/-, 22 PIM Statistics (Playoffs) 22 GP, 2 G, 5 A, 7 PTS, -5 +/-, 4 PIM Grade: B- Conor Sheary really helped out this team midway through the season while playing with Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby. The Sid and the Kids line really produced and lead the team as the best line … Continue reading Offseason Player Grades: Conor Sheary
As the Penguins head into game two, they will likely be getting forward Carl Hagelin back from injury. This is a development that many analysts believe could swing the series in the Pens’ favor. Now, after winning game one, the Pens could have the Capitals teetering coming back to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. With a lineup playing very as well as of late winning five … Continue reading Is It That Far Fetched To Give Sheary A Break?
Throughout the 2016-17 season we have seen a lot of new names in and out of the lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Most of these names are young talent coming from the Penguins farm system. Names such as Chad Rudwedel, Scott Wilson, and Carter Rowney are in and out of the lineup due to injuries. Players like Phil Kessel, Conor Sheary, and Chris Kuntiz are … Continue reading Penguins Have Affinity For NCAA Players