The St. Louis Blues are in a world of hurt right now. They are 10 points out of a playoff spot and are the third worst team in the NHL. Blues writer Jeremy Rutherford tweeted Wednesday that a few GM’s … Continue reading Von Hofen: Should the Penguins go after Tarasenko?
The Penguins’ first 28 games of the 2018-19 campaign have been nothing short of a roller coaster ride. They started off slow, going 2-1-2 with losses coming against the Canadiens (twice) and Canucks. To make matters worse, they lost 2 … Continue reading Is Jim Rutherford Done Yet?
The situation sounds all too familiar. A young Penguins player has a career year, and the following year he gets a new contract worth around $3 million dollars per year. However, once he gets this new contract, his production suddenly … Continue reading Bryan Rust’s Situation Mirroring Conor Sheary’s
NHL insider Elliotte Friedman recently wrote on his blog “31 Thoughts”, that the Penguins “tested the market” on Phil Kessel. Kessel being in trade rumors is nothing new, but with the Penguins concerning start to the season; this feels a … Continue reading Why Phil Kessel needs to stay in Pittsburgh
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
Matt Murray. Just mentioning his name can be controversial for some Penguins fans. Many are criticizing his play this year, and although some of that can be attributed to a very lackluster and beat up defense, there is no denying … Continue reading Matt Murray Situation
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