Pittsburgh Penguins Will Continue To Miss Jordan Staal In Big Games

Brandon Sutter

The Pittsburgh Penguins did the right thing in trading Jordan Staal when they did. He made it clear that he did not remain stuck in the shadows of Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby by not accepting Ray Shero’s long-term contract. […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: More Injuries Plague Blue Line

Olli Maatta

Imagine if the Pittsburgh Penguins could ever keep their lineup at 100 percent? Scary as it is, it almost seems like it is destined to never become true. The Penguins were dealt a huge blow to their lineup when Rob […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Scoring Depth Starting To Become A Concern

Chuck Kobasew

Having two of the best players in the world will keep you in every game that you play in, but they won’t win you every game that you play in. This was evident in Saturday’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Deryk Engelland Quickly Re-earning His Spot In Lineup

Deryk Engelland

In each and every generation, there is only one ‘Sidney Crosby’ or ‘Nathan MacKinnon’ — players whose talent transcend the game and have the ability to do anything almost effortlessly. That’s not to say they don’t work for what they […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Opposing Players To Watch This Weekend

Chris Kunitz

Pittsburgh Penguins: Keeping Olli Maatta Is The Right Decision

Olli Maatta

The question on whether or not the Pittsburgh Penguins were going to keep 19-year-old Olli Maatta for the entire season was finally answered, as general manager Ray Shero announced today that they would indeed keep the rookie defenseman past the […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Need To Find Out If Jeff Zatkoff Is A Legitimate Backup

Jeff Zatkoff

After getting three days off, the Pittsburgh Penguins will play their second set of back-to-back games against the New York Islanders (Friday night) and the Toronto Maple Leafs (Saturday), as well as three games in a four-day span (Carolina Hurricanes […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Has Time Ran Out On Simon Despres?

Simon Despres

After winning the Stanley Cup in 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a drastic change to their drafting philosophy, opting to build a heavy stable of blue chip blue-line prospects. With Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and (at the time) Jordan Staal, […]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Colorado Avalanche: What We Learned

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Colorado Avalanche Using Pittsburgh Penguins’ Path To Building Winner

Nathan MacKinnon

A lot of people, including myself, were curious regarding the Colorado Avalanche selecting Nathan MacKinnon first overall. Nothing against MacKinnon, but with the Av’s surplus of depth at center, and stud defensive-prospect Seth Jones also available, it was believed Jones was […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Jeff Deslauriers Option as Backup?

Jeff Deslauriers

With Tomas Vokoun out for most of, if not the entire season, the Pittsburgh Penguins turned to 26-year-old rookie Jeff Zatkoff to be the team’s backup. Zatkoff enjoyed a great season as the Penguins’ minor league affiliates starting goaltender, posting […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Deryk Engelland An Intriguing Option On The 4th Line

Deryk Engelland

One of the biggest headlines from the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins game was the decision by head coach Dan Bylsma to get Deryk Engelland into the lineup, as the team’s fourth-line right winger. Engelland fought his way into the NHL, […]