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Don't look now, but Chris Kunitz is quietly having an MVP season out in Pittsburgh. If that sentence takes you by surprise, you might be among the large percentage of hockey fans that have failed to take notice of Kunitz's incredible work to date in 2013.
It's really no surprise Kunitz's success has been mostly covered up in the NHL. Amidst Chicago's ridiculous streak and fellow teammates Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scoring goals that seemingly break the laws of physics, there just hasn't been time to cover just how good he has been this season.
You might be asking how much of Kunitz's success can be directly tied to playing with Corsby and Malkin, two of the best players in the NHL? The short answer is plenty, but don't let that fact deter you from Kunitz's wealth of accomplishments.
Through 23 games, Kunitz has scored 12 goals and 16 assists for a total of 28 points. He ranks 5th in the NHL in goals scored and is tied for th...
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Was it luck or did Ray Shero see this coming and create the Perfect Storm?
Here we go again, It’s trade season and the trade rumors are swirling all around the Pittsburgh Penguins. This year could be a doozy. The Penguins GM Ray Shero has amassed $8 million in available Salary Cap space. With the Salary...
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Game time: 7:30 p.m.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins managed to add to their win streak over the Tampa Bay Lightning last month despite playing their first game without Evgeni Malkin.
Malkin has resumed practicing, but it's unknown if he'll return from a concussion for Monday night's rematch with the slumping Lightning.
Malkin has missed four straight games...
It's three tons of ******** from the Bell Centre media that Kris Letang didn't get one of the three stars of the game Saturday night. He had the most points of anyone who played, and it was the best offensive game of his career, points-wise. Maybe the fact he was -2 swayed the media. Or maybe just because it was the Montreal media.
Brent Steve Sutter got the...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have to be considered a high-end Stanley Cup favorite. The NHL lockout actually help the team allowing Sidney Crosby to return to prime condition. Tonight, against the Tampa Bay Lightning the club gets yet another huge boost, with the return of superstar, Evgeni Malkin. Malkin, of course, led the NHL with 109 points last season. And, despite missing the last...
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored less than 2 minutes apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Monday night.
Chris Kunitz added his 12th of the season for Pittsburgh and James Neal scored an empty-net goal in the final minute as the Penguins sent the struggling Lightning to their fifth straight loss.
Malkin, making his...
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There has been a lot of chatter in recent days that Penguins GM Ray Shero is looking for some added depth, but more specifically, support for Sidney Crosby. There have been plenty of names thrown around of late for possible additions to the Penguins lineup, but none more than Jarome Iginla in recent weeks.
It seems the main focus for these...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Sidney Crosby's overtime goal to beat the United States and win gold for Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics is one of the two or three most memorable moments in the history of the sport. Nearly 35 million viewers were tuned in to watch it, roughly twice the average audience for the Masters, the Daytona 500 and the NCAA...
Tampa Bay Lightning (9-11-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (14-8-0)
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Malkin's back. Boychuk's on waivers. Bennett was sent back to WBS, but possibly only temporarily.
Rabble rabble rabble.
Stamkos vs. Crosby. Expect to hear that frequently.
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Just over one week ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning and sent the Bolts on a continuing four game losing streak. Tonight, these two teams are back at it, and the Lightning are looking to right the ship.
Whenever the Lightning and Penguins get together, fans are treating to an exciting atmosphere. With the...