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So apparantly Matt Cooke decided to put his head-hunting career on hold and try his hand at goal scoring. And even though 1 of the Goals was on the Power Play, I can’t see him staying on the 2nd PP unit all year. He’s a typical 3rd/4th line guy who is valuable on the Penalty Kill, not the man advantage. If for some reason you picked him up for today’s light schedule, feel free to drop him. You don’t have a reliable #3 LW newbies… As far as the rest of the night, pretty uneventful. The other 4 teams combined for just 5 Goals so if you own Bryzgalov or James Reimer you should be feelin’ pretty good right now…
Jaromir Jagr – RW (Phi): I’m already not liking this guy (all over again). His first NHL game in over 3 years and he hits a milestone? What a glory hog. Your team won the game Jagr! It’s not about individual accomplishments! Seriously though congrats on 1,600 Points Jagr. I put the over/under on some random Lower Body Injury at 1,620 points though.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play unit has been god-awful for the better part of two straight seasons.In each regular season since the Pens won it all in 2009, the unit has finished outside the top half of the league in man-advantage conversion.A year ago, their 25th-overall ranking turned into a 1-for-33 postseason performance which almost certainly kept the Penguins from finishing...
Yesterday I unveiled my predictions for both conferences (East and West). In there I stated that the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks would both make it to the Stanley Cup final. Here are five reasons why the Pens will come out on top and take home Lord Stanley this season.1. Evgeni Malkin’s dominanceThe Evgeni Malkin we all know is back. After a summer full of rigorous...
The Penguins’ Friday practice at Scotiabank Saddledome was a special session for forward Craig Adams.
That isn’t surprising considering Adams was raised in Calgary and even purchased season tickets at the Saddledome to see the ...
The Penguins and Washington Capitals plan to downplay their rivalry when they play at Consol Energy Center on Oct. 13.
The clubs that Russian superstars Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin call their own are joining forces to raise funds for the families of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the Kontinental Hockey League squad that perished in a plane crash Sept. 7.
Players will wear jerseys with...
The spittle and invectives fly as Doc and Kenny recount Sidney Crosby's travails and the WNBA's plan to horrifically maim their players for ratings.
VANCOUVER -- It's in the nature of most high-level athletes to play through pain and rush back from injury when possible. Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik has been there, done that, but now he's taking a different approach as he comes back from his second offseason surgery to repair an abdominal hernia.
Game 1: Penguins (0-0-0) at Vancouver (0-0-0), 10:00 pm Est.
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It sounds as though Brooks Orpik wonât play until Saturday. Deryk Engelland will be paired with Kris Letang if Orpik canât go. Engelland is sure to have his hands full with a speedy Vancouver lineup, especially in his own...
The Penguins' locker room was a bustling place Tuesday morning ? players packing, bags getting tossed on carts, orders being barked. The team was bound for Vancouver, where its 44th NHL season will open Thursday, and everyone seemed to be in a rush.
And why not?
This is a shout-it-out-loud Stanley Cup contender, maybe the favorite out of the Eastern Conference.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated with the team on Wednesday, but still doesn't know when he will be able to play in a game. The star center has been sidelined since Jan. 5 because of post-concussion symptoms. Crosby hasn't been cleared for contact in practice and will miss at least the first few games of the regular season, which opens on Thursday when the...
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By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP)
Eastern conference teams beginning extended road trips far away from home usually have already faced the brutal and constant rigors of an NHL season.
For the Pittsburgh Penguins, however, they are getting the tough travels out of the way early. Coming off of a 4-3 overtime win against the defending western conference champions, the Vancouver Canucks...
Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin scored in the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguinis overcame blowing a two-goal lead to open the season with a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Letang, who also had two assists, beat Roberto Luongo with a nasty backhand deke and, after Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Mikael Samuelsson and Alex Burrows, Malkin sealed it with a strong move...
The Calgary Flames start their regular season tonight by hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Puck drop is at 8pm and the game will be broadcast on CBC Hockey Night in Canada and FAN 960 radio. Last time the Penguins came to town TV viewers met the future Mrs. Sidney Crosby, Kristine De [...]