Found April 30, 2012 on The Pensblog:
  Some good info this past week on the Penguins organizational depth. Rob Rossi on the lack of good forwards. [ trib ] Shero probably cannot commit to abandoning the once-playoff successful “Big Three” formula of centers Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Jordan Staal because there are barely prospects worthy of playing with them, let alone replacing one of them, on the horizon Has Rob Rossi ever written a column where the headline doesn't contrast what he is talking about. SMH. Hockey Futures @IanAltenbaugh, with a fantastic breakdown of the Penguins collegiate prospects.  [ Hockey Futures ] This is the guy we are most excited about: Ben Hanowski, C/W, St. Cloud Huskies (WCHA) Drafted 3rd round, 63rd overall, 2009 Hanowski exploded in his junior season, managing 43 points in 39 games, more than his prior two seasons totals combined. A cursory glance at the 6'2 forward suggests one of the biggest reasons for his offens...

Let’s Talk Jordan Staal

via Bob McKenzie tweets, There’s a lot of Jordan Staal talk, where his long-term home is (PIT or elsewhere?). Being a year from UFA means he’s driving the bus. PIT can’t get full market value in trade for J Staal if he’s one and done in the new locale. So Staal ultimately ends up wherever he wants. I wouldn’t be surprised if all three Staal brothers eventually want to...

Devils Know What The Flyers Will Bring

from Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger, The Devils know exactly what they will face when they open their second-round playoff series against the Flyers Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center. “We know the kind of game they want to play and you can’t fall into that trap,” coach Pete DeBoer said today before a bus ride down the New Jersey Turnpike. “Pittsburgh did and they’re...
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