Found June 24, 2013 on The Hockey House:
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Harry Zolnierczyk from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Alex Grant. On March 8, 2011, Zolnierczyk signed a one-year, $900,000 entry level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers to take effect at the outset of the 2011–12 NHL season. Less than a week later, he signed an amateur tryout contract with the Flyers’ AHL affliliate, [...]

Anaheim Ducks Trade For Defensive Prospect Alex Grant

The Pittsburgh Penguins are sending defenseman Alex Grant to beautiful Southern California and the Anaheim Ducks, in exchange for left winger Harry Zolnierczyk (say that three times). Grant, 24, was a fourth round selection (118th overall) for the Penguins in the 2007 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Grant has yet to see NHL action, but was a great asset to the Penguins American...

Penguins Acquire Harry Zolnierczyk from Anaheim

Source: With only 6 days left until the NHL Draft, Penguins general manager Ray Shero has already started to make moves. Shero announced today that the Penguins traded defenseman Alex Grant to the Anaheim Ducks for forward Harry Zolnierczyk. Zolnierczyk, 25, has played in 44 NHL games (all with the Philadelphia Flyers) in his career and has recorded  7 points. Grant...

Pittsburgh Penguins Interested in Bringing Matt Cooke Back

  Source: Associated Press After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup last night, news came out about Tyler Kennedy and several restricted free agents from the Pittsburgh Penguins. While there has been a ton of buzz about Ray Shero’s discussions with Kris Letang and Pascal Dupuis, not much has been said about pending unrestricted free agent Matt Cooke. According to Cooke’s...

Shero plans to qualify Tyler Kennedy

  Photo Credit: Dave Molinari from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette is reporting that Ray Shero is planning on extending qualifying offers to Tyler Kennedy, Dustin Jeffrey, Robert Bortuzzo and newly acquired forward Harry Zolnierczyk. The minimum qualifying offers for each would be: Kennedy, $2 million; Jeffrey, $687,500; Zolnierczyk, $660,000; and Bortuzzo, $577,500.  

Penguins Acquire Harry Zolnierczyk from Anaheim for Alex Grant

NEWS ALERT: The #Pens have acquired forward Harry Zolnierczyk from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Alex Grant — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) June 24, 2013

Penguins Update: Rating Ray’s Trades

Recently, the Penguins Ray Shero was named General Manager of the Year. Long regarded as one of the top executives in hockey—if not the entire sporting world—it earned the popular GM some richly deserved recognition. In light of the recent award I decided to compile a list of Shero’s major trades, along with (very) subjective grades. To qualify, players involved had to play...

Kennedy, Jeffrey, Bortuzzo will all receive qualifying offers

Via Dave Molinari (PG+ premium article) Tyler Kennedy still has a place with the Penguins. Dustin Jeffrey, too. Both are scheduled to reach restricted free agency July 5, but general manager Ray Shero says he plans to extend qualifying offers to both before the July 2 deadline. Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and newly acquired left winger Harry Zolnierczyk will each...

Summer of Change? Try Summer of Complacency by @chrisrbarron

When the Pens season ended in a spectacular disaster, swept by the Bruins, many observers – myself included – believed this would be the summer of big change in Pittsburgh.  As we head towards the draft, however, it is becoming clear that this is looking less and less like a summer of change for the Penguins and more and more like a summer of complacency.Instead of relieving...

A Ducky Trio.

For just $4.31 delivered I couldn't pass up this newest addition to my Ryan Getzlaf PC. Add in that it hails from a very high-end product - 2011-2012 The Cup - and it's an even sweeter deal.Numbered 22/25, it features the Ducks' RPG line of Bobby Ryan, Corey Perry, and Captain Getzy. I always enjoy cardboard with Getz wearing a visor.
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