Jussi Jokinen Becoming A Must Re-Sign For Pittsburgh Penguins

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As the Pittsburgh Penguins continue another west coast jaunt against the Los Angeles Kings and the Phoenix Coyotes, you can’t help but realize that the Penguins and GM Ray Shero have found another diamond in the rough. That diamond is […]

Tomas Vokoun’s Return Imminent For Pittsburgh Penguins?

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News of some significance came out of the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ practice before the team jettisoned for Los Angeles: Tomas Vokoun, the backup goaltender who has been battling a blood clot in his hip since before training camp, was not only back […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Still Striving for Consistency

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When a team has 76 points, sits atop the Metropolitan Division as well as the Eastern Conference and has only lost four hockey games on home ice this season, one would think that consistency isn’t a problem. However, the flip […]

What the Pittsburgh Penguins Should Do With Simon Despres

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The Pittsburgh Penguins selected defenseman Simon Despres as their first overall draft pick (30th selection) in 2009. Despres has been highly touted as the next great defenseman that has the ability to skate, score and defend with the best of […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Look Dominant, But Haven’t We Seen This Before?

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As the Pittsburgh Penguins completed a sweep of back-to-back games against the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Islanders last night, it looks as if the 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers Monday night was merely a blip on the […]

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Defense Having to Start From Scratch

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Think back to the beginning of the 2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins season. Defensive pairings were set, and they were solid. Not only was Marc Andre Fleury posting solid outings with Jeff Zatkoff spelling him when necessary, but the defense in front […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Fans’ Love-Hate Relationship With Kris Letang Continues

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When the Pittsburgh Penguins extended Kris Letang‘s contract last season, it was a controversial move that was highly debated amongst the fan base. Many people thought the price tag was too high and that the money used on Letang could […]

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby Putting the ‘Best Player In the World’ Debate to Bed

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Think back to 2009. When it came to who was the best hockey player in the world the debate came down to two players: Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. The two would […]

Marc-Andre Fleury Deserves Trust From Pittsburgh Penguins Fans

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Among Pittsburgh Penguins fans, the word ‘trust’ never is in the same sentence as Marc-Andre Fleury. At least not since the 2009 Stanley Cup Champion team hoisted the holy grail in Detroit. Since that storied playoff run, Fleury has been […]

Are Winter Olympics a Problem for NHL Players and Coaches?

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The NHL is in a very unique position in regards to the 2014 Winter Olympics. No other professional sport that lends its athletes to Olympic competition has their players taking a break during their season to participate in the games […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Let the Evolution Begin

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The Pittsburgh Penguins‘ victory over the Anaheim Ducks was the start of an evolution. An evolutionary process that simply has to happen if the Penguins want to be anything other than the usual regular season cinderellas that they’ve been for […]

Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin: Rivalry Renewed

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The Pittsburgh Penguins vs. the Washington Capitals has been a rivalry for the last eight years for one reason: Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin. If these two teams didn’t have these superstars on their roster, would it even be considered a […]