Pittsburgh Penguins: Has Time Ran Out On 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 Using Four Lines Efficiently
Many people will tell you straight up that the Boston Bruins have the best depth in the NHL from their top line all the way down to their fourth line. The San Jose Sharks are without a doubt in that discussion [...]
Pittsburgh Penguins Showing Resiliency in Recent Success
Since the reemergence of Evgeni Malkin, the Pittsburgh Penguins are doing nothing but benefiting from his fine play. The offensive slump for Malkin and the rest of the team is a distant memory as the Penguins have won eight of [...]
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Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin: Who Is The Best Pittsburgh Penguins Player Right Now?
Ask any Pittsburgh Penguins fan, “Who is the greatest Penguins player of all time?”, and everyone will say Mario Lemieux. He is the guy that brought the Stanley Cup to Pittsburgh, saved the team more than once, and who has [...]
Pittsburgh Penguins: Is Marc-Andre Fleury Injured, Fatigued or Both?
A concern that has been lingering with the Pittsburgh Penguins this season has been goaltending and the fact that Marc-Andre Fleury has been overworked. After Wednesday’s 6-5 shootout win against the Toronto Maple Leafs, some questioned Fleury’s condition. The Penguins [...]
The Pittsburgh Penguins Turning into Jekyll and Hyde of NHL
During the shortened 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins pieced together some nice extensive winning streaks including their 15-game streak throughout the month of March. It was truly a blessing for the club seeing how they had to do so with Sidney Crosby and/or Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup [...]
The Talent of the Pittsburgh Penguins Showing Through the Team’s New Lines
After Wednesday’s game against the Washington Capitals, the NBC Sports announcer Doc Emrick said that the Pittsburgh Penguins were “surgical” in their play. The way the Penguins played against the Caps was just as he said, “surgical.” How did this [...]
Sidney Crosby Scores Beautiful Goal In Pittsburgh Penguins Win
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is arguably the best hockey player in the world. Sure he may miss more time than other “superstar players,” but when he is on the ice he is one of the few players in the [...]
Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin: Rivalry Renewed
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 [...]
Brian Gibbons Shows He is NHL-Worthy for Pittsburgh Penguins
Just when you thought you have seen it all with the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ depth in their minor league system, they somehow keep coming out of nowhere. Brian Gibbons was the latest of the young talented forwards who made his debut [...]