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
Welcome to the newest weekly segment on Let’s Talk Pens called “Stock up/Stock down”. Here, one of the members of our team will take two players who’s stock have trended up from the recent week of games. They will do … Continue reading Stock up/Stock down: Week One
In winning the Stanley Cup in 2015, the Penguins found a recipe for success: depth on all four lines. They took that advice into 2016 and did it again. In 2017, the Penguins again bolstered this with the mid-season Derick Brassard … Continue reading Flavell: Pens’ bottom-six as lethal as it’s been
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?
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
For only the second time in Matt Murray‘s career, he lost consecutive playoff games. And for the first time in a long time, Murray isn’t the same goalie the Penguins have effusively praised and enjoyed over their past two Stanley Cup … Continue reading What needs to be fixed for Penguins to comeback?
Before I get into my point, I want to make a public disclaimer: I am not necessarily on the “trade Letang” bandwagon. So if you tweet at me claiming I am stupid for wanting to get rid of Letang, I … Continue reading Is Trading Letang Actually A Good Thing?
This weekend, it’s a game at home to 2017’s playoff opponents Providence on Saturday night then an away game with the always eager Hershey Bears on Sunday evening. Troy Josephs and Tom Kostopoulos are still on the injured list, with … Continue reading WBS Results Recap: Weekend of November 12th
Over the past couple of games, I’ve noticed that Carl Hagelin seems to be skating much better than he had in the playoffs last year. Of course, he dealt with an injured foot and couldn’t maximize his skating ability. In turn, … Continue reading What To Do With Carl Hagelin