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 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
Now standing alone atop the defensemen franchise points leaders, Kris Letang is no doubt the greatest defensemen the Penguins have had in the past twenty years and possibly ever. It would take an entire novel to list his achievements since … Continue reading Fiedler: Kris Letang is the defensive leader the Penguins desperately need
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
It didn’t take long for the scoring to get underway. No more than five minutes into the game and both teams had already scored a combined five goals. Both teams threw defense and goaltending out the window, and both famously … Continue reading All offense, no defense in Penguins 7-6 OT win
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
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’
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?