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We would take John Tortorella as a head coach every day of the week. Forget last year's 24/7. Tortorella's presence in this year's 24/7 is going to win an Emmy. Here's the Thornton-Tortorella saga in 65 seconds:
-Jordan Staal and Kris Letang are headed to California with the team. [ Trib ]
-Dejan gives everyone a look at Sidney Crosby. Good read, as far as Crosby quotes go. [ Trib ]
-The Flyers aren't happy about the proposed realignment, either. [ Trib ]
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-Ron Burkle made PHT's list of the ten billionaire owners in the NHL. [ PHT ]
Little-known fact at Burkle's Wiki page: He invested $100mill in Puff Daddy's clothing line.
-Good read on Brooks Orpik. [ Everything Pittsburgh ]
-Check out this watch @PenguinsMarch found on eBay. The thing even plays the national anthem at game time. $99.95. There's pr...
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Hockey fans have been on Sidney Crosby watch for months now; rumor has it the date 11/11/11 has the potential to be extra magical for supporters in Pittsburgh and hockey fans in general. That's when Sidney Crosby could play his first game for the Pittsburgh Penguins since Jan. 5. How do you see Crosby faring in his return? I think hockey pool managers should have this date circled...
Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we featured some NHL players dressing up in their Halloween costumes.
Recently, Pittsburgh Evgeni Malkin decided to Tweet a picture of him and Sidney Crosby all dressed up, Malkin is on the right and Sid the Kid is on the left:
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Asked about the amount of contact he has had in practice the past few weeks, Sidney Crosby smiled. "Uh, three hits?" he said, then laughed. At least the Penguins captain is keeping his spirits up as he continues to work his way back from a concussion that has kept him out of games since Jan. 5.
Don't you dare hurt Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin's feelings by taking him out of the game in crunch time. The Washington Capitals trailed by two goals with less than half a period left on Tuesday night against the Anaheim Ducks. The Caps went on a scoring bing and put together a 5-4 comeback win in overtime. What part did Alexander Ovechkin play in the nice...
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sidney Crosby is not playing in Thursday night's game at HP Pavilion. His recovery is not quite...
It was an apologetic Joe Thornton who addressed the local media Wednesday, again saying that he wished he had chosen his words differently after the Sharks' 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Monday.
The Sharks came off of their first significant road trip and were challenged by the Eastern conference leaders the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins have been picked by many to hoist the Cup next spring and have had tremendous success no matter who is in their line-up.
The Pens have gone without Sidney Crosby the NHLâs best player since early last year and have also had...
Alexander Ovechkin Benched Tuesday -- and the Strategy Pays Off
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Can you imagine Dan Bylsma benching Sidney Crosby for the last minute of regulation with the Pens down a goal?
No, neither can I but thatâs exactly what happened Tuesday night in Washington with Alexander Ovechkin and coach Bruce Boudreau. With the Capitals down, 4-3...