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
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
The Penguins had a pretty quiet week after they opened with two games in three days to start the season. They had Sunday through Wednesday off to start the week, in which Mike Sullivan utilized the time off to energize … Continue reading Weekly Recap: 10/7-10/13
Pittsburgh Penguins’ defenseman Justin Schultz underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his lower left leg after suffering the injury Saturday night in Montreal. The Penguins made the official announcement Monday. Schultz’ skate was caught in the ice during … Continue reading Justin Schultz to miss four months
In spots over the course of Casey DeSmith‘s Penguins tenure, he has been very good. He has never had to face a long term spell as the starter but did Thursday night prove he was capable? Yes, the Penguins are only … Continue reading Can the Penguins trust Casey DeSmith long term?
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
Forever and always shall the Penguins’ fanbase be torn apart by this one man. Since Matt Murray took over Marc-Andre Fleury‘s starting job back in 2016 it has been a constant debate as to whether that job should or should … Continue reading Fiedler: Let’s talk about Matt Murray
It’s hard to question anything Mike Sullivan does. His track record speaks for itself. Two Stanley Cup championships in his first three seasons. Getting the most out of his star players. He is already on a fast track towards coaching lure. … Continue reading Flavell: Is Sullivan giving Maatta too quick of a hook?