Rant Sports NHL 30 In 30: Pittsburgh Penguins Preview


2011-12  Recap Pittsburgh Penguins Fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins certainly had plenty cheer about during the course of the 2011-12 NHL season. The Penguins scored more goals (3.33/game) than any team en route to finishing the year tied for the most wins […]

NHL Rumors: “Black Friday” Game to Kick Off Season in November?


According to this Tweet from ESPNBoston.com’s Jimmy Murphy, some members of the NHLPA (National Hockey League Players’ Association) feel that a “Black Friday” game between the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers will kick off the 2012-13 NHL season: [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/MurphysLaw74/status/242994619791581185"] […]

Well-Dressed: Penguins Have Top Ten Uniforms According to ESPN


The self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports” released its Uni Watch Power Rankings for 2012 a few days ago, which includes a ranking and quick blurb for each of the 122 teams across the four major American sports – NHL, NFL, […]

Evgeni Malkin Signs Deal to Play in KHL During Potential Lockout


Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has agreed to a lockout deal with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League, according to reports. The deal seems to be a week-to-week deal that would allow Malkin to immediately return to the NHL should the league […]

Sidney Crosby Has Been “Symptom Free” According to Trainer


Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby has been “symptom free” according to his personal trainer Andy O’Brien on Pittsburgh’s 93.7 The Fan radio station. sidney crosby O’Brien began the interview Tuesday morning by noting the difference between Crosby’s workouts this summer and last […]

“What’s With That, Eh?” – Pat Sajak Upset He’s On Sidney Crosby’s Hockey Card


This weekend, Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak found himself somewhere he didn’t want to be: on Pittsburgh Penguins superstar center Sidney Crosby‘s O-Pee-Chee Brand hockey card. Pat Sajak From Sajak’s Ricochet page: I can’t believe that Sidney Crosby managed to squeeze himself […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: How Zach Parise Decided the 2012-13 Atlantic Division Title


When free agent forward Zach Parise - as well as defenseman Ryan Suter – decided to make the Minnesota Wild his employer for the next 14 years, he set off a chain reaction that would affect many teams and even more players. […]

After Failed Parise Effort, What’s Next for Penguins?


Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Ray Shero had it all planned out. pittsburgh penguins Twenty-three-year-old center Jordan Staal‘s contract was set to expire after the 2012-13 season and he didn’t seem intent on signing a long-term deal to remain in Pittsburgh. One-third of […]

Penguins Re-Sign D Matt Niskanen to Two-Year Deal


The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a two-year contract this afternoon. Matt Niskanen contract The deal, worth $4.6 million, carries a manageable cap hit of $2.3 million and prevents Niskanen from becoming a free agent tomorrow at noon. The 25-year-old […]

Done Deal: Analyzing the Sidney Crosby Contract


The Pittsburgh Penguins have officially agreed to a contract extension with superstar center Sidney Crosby that will keep the 24-year-old in the city for more than a decade. Sidney Crosby contract The deal, worth $104.4 million over 12 years, carries […]

Jordan Staal Trade Reaction; What Does Ray Shero Have Planned For the Penguins?


I want to start this piece off by giving my view on former Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal, so we’re all on the same page when considering the 23-year-old’s value. Jordan Staal trade From the first time he stepped onto National […]

Jordan Staal Rejects 10-Year Deal, Won’t Negotiate Extension


Some pretty harsh news has hit the internet in the last few hours for Pittsburgh Penguins fans: center Jordan Staal has rejected a 10-year, $58 million contract offer from the team and “is not prepared to enter into a contract extension […]