Pittsburgh Penguins: Matt Niskanen Could Be Secret Weapon On Power Play

Matt Niskanen

Say what you will about the Jarome Iginla trade, whether it was popular or unpopular, one thing was certain — he was the missing piece that made the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ power play seem complete. With all due respect to Kris […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Need To Find A New Backup Goalie

Marc Andre Fleury

One thing stuck out during the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ 5-1 loss to the New York Rangers was that Marc-Andre Fleury stunk. Not to give the defense any passes as lazy backchecking was responsible for at least two goals, but the ‘old’ Fleury was […]

NHL: Fighting Is Not The Problem

George Parros

Let me get straight to the point, fighting isn’t the problem in hockey. Hockey is the problem. When I saw that fighting was likely to be a hot button topic when the NHL general managers get together, I rolled my eyes […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Who’s Best To Keep, Paul Martin Or Matt Niskanen?

Matt Niskanen

One of the biggest conversations I see fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins having is usually about what to do about the surplus of defenders on the roster, and what could be done to best utilized such a big group of players. […]

Marc-Andre Fleury Being Named Second Star Step In Right Direction

Marc Andre Fleury

The biggest question mark entering the season was which Marc-Andre Fleury would show up. After a strong season last year, the wheels fell off the wagon during the playoffs as the Pittsburgh Penguins failed to meet expectations again. Going into […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Was That Really An Encouraging Start From Jeff Zatkoff?

Zatkoff Jeff

It may only be November, but his start against the Columbus Blue Jackets could have been a make-or-break game for Jeff Zatkoff. After allowing ten goals in his first two games, questions surrounded Zatkoff on whether or not he could […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Power Play Showing Signs Of Waking Up

Jason LaBarbera

After a three-game stretch that saw them go 1-for-18, it looks like the Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play are in their first signs of waking up, and have now scored in three of the last four games, four goals in total. Leading […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Brandon Sutter Breaks Out At Right Time

Brandon Sutter

With perfect timing to rebuttal my argument, Brandon Sutter gave us a performance that would make Jordan Staal proud. After struggling to begin the year, Sutter put in one of his best performances while donning the Black-N-Gold. Sutter scored the go-ahead goal in what […]

NHL Should Send Message To Players Through Shawn Thornton


The NHL has an epidemic on their hands, or at least they will tell you they do. Despite cracking down on illegal hits, we have still seen a high amount of illegal hits taking place, leading to several suspensions this season already. […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Penalty Kill A Real Cause For Concern

Evgeni Malkin

The Pittsburgh Penguins ended their three game skid Monday night by defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1. After losses to the New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche, it had the Penguins in uncharted waters early in the season, […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: With Rob Scuderi Out, Defense Must Adjust Again

Robert Bortuzzo

The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes last night by the score of 3-1, and did so without their biggest free agent acquisition, Rob Scuderi. Scuderi was injured in the first period of their Saturday matchup against the Toronto Maple […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Jayson Megna Impresses; What Does His Future Hold?

Jayson Megna

In only his second ever NHL game, rookie forward Jayson Megna of the Pittsburgh Penguins left a lasting impression on the Pens’ faithful, scoring his first two points of his career, a goal and an assist. That wasn’t the most […]