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As always, Mike Colligan delivers an elite performance on a big topic. From the Hockey Writers:
The Penguins will — and do — have interest in Jarome Iginla.
What playoff team wouldn’t want Jarome Iginla?
Come to think of it, what organization can’t call themselves a possible playoff team at this point?
Approximately halfway through the season, the last place Florida Panthers are five points out in the East and the Columbus Blue Jackets are six points out in the West. The shortened season and last year’s magical run of the 8-seed Los Angeles Kings gives every team and GM hope that this could still be the year.
Then consider the fact the salary cap will fall from $70.2m to $64.3m next season. Most teams have plenty of pro-rated cap space to play with right now, but no GM wants to take on salary beyond this year.
Sounds like quite a market for rentals by the name of Iginla, Sergei Gonchar or Daniel Alfredsson, huh?
The asking prices for each will be th...
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Chris Kunitz scored his second goal just 18 seconds into the third period to cap a four-goal rally and lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
Pascal Dupuis, James Neal and Tyler Kennedy also scored goals for the Atlantic Division-leading Penguins, who won their third straight game.
Jakub Voracek had two power-play goals, Zac...
from Michael Arace of he Columbus Dispatch,
Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review connected the dots and came up with some quality speculation. The Penguins are looking for backline help. Defenseman Simon Despres, 21, a former first-round pick, is said to be available in trade and might be enough bait to get Jack Johnson.
Johnson might pair nicely with Kris Letang...
If you’re going to wear a “Sidney Crosby is a whiny little ******** shirt to a Flyers-Penguins game and sit behind the bench, try to pick the game when Sids doesn’t drop three assists on your ass. It’s not a good look. Pens fans beat me up for even posting it on Twitter.
It also doesn’t help when the Flyers had a 4-1 lead. Still, it’s good to see Philly fans being assholes...
The Pittsburgh Penguins got one of their best players back in their previous game, and the effect was undeniable.
They could be in line for another boost with the possible return of defenseman Paul Martin on Thursday night against the Flyers in Philadelphia.
The Penguins (15-8-0) went 2-2-0 without Evgeni Malkin after he suffered a concussion from a collision into the boards in...
There are wins. Then there are big wins. This game: ******* huge win. Maybe Dan Bylsma flipped out after the first period; maybe he didn't say anything. Whatever he did, it was the right move. The Pens now leave Philly knowing they can beat this Flyers team, and the importance of that can't be put into words.
It took the Penguins about 14 games over two...
The NHL trade deadline is Wednesday, April 3, which means we’re officially less than one month away. It could be an odd trade deadline given the fact that we’re dealing with a shortened season. A lot of teams are still trying to figure out whether they are going to become competitive or whether it’s best to give up the short-term goals and focus on the future.
On that note...
Darren Dreger of TSN was on the NHL Network today and discussed the trade climate right now, which is slow this week but could pick up at the GM meeting in Toronto on March 20th.
Dreger also mentioned it is highly unlikely both Getzlaf and Perry will be signed by the Ducks with Getzlaf the one expected to sign with Anaheim.
Next up was Jarome Iginla, with Dreger saying the Penguins...