Found August 18, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, Michael Schuckers likes numbers. Schuckers is an associate professor of statistics at St. Lawrence University and director of the school’s Quantitative Resource Center. Schuckers is also cofounder of Statistical Sports Consulting, where he applies his experience in analytics toward providing numbers-based conclusions in hockey. There are numbers, however, that Schuckers and some of his peers in analytics do not like. They are 34, 4, and 13.5 million: Rob Scuderi’s age, the number of contract years he received from the Penguins July 5, and his total salary for returning to Pittsburgh. Of all the signings during unrestricted free agency, the former Boston College defenseman may have landed the biggest head-scratcher. “That’s the one that sticks out to me this year,” Schuckers said. “Pittsburgh is supposed to be a team that’s fairly analytic. All the analytics I’ve seen suggest he’s well past his prime.” continued plus additi...

Pittsburgh Penguins Promote Mike Bales to Goaltending Coach

Source: Wikipedia Marc-Andre Fleury and Tomas Vokoun now officially know who will be coaching them for the 2013-14 season. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that former goaltender development coach Mike Bales has been promoted to the team’s goaltending coach. The position became open when Gilles Meloche resigned in the offseason. Bales, 42, played for the Boston Bruins...

LeBron James shows Post-Gazette, Sidney Crosby What Real Superstar Treatment Is by @MadChad412 So as you know, Amy Schaarsmith of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote an editorial on Sidney Crosby getting "superstar treatment" at the DMV. Schaarsmith whined and complained about how Crosby was able to skip the line to renew his license. In her article, she depicted it as if Crosby demanded to be given that sort of treatment. The DMV didn't want...
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