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Last week, Pens GM Ray Shero was reportedly in attendance for the Colorado Avalanche/Minnesota Wild game. His interest in what is otherwise seen as an uninteresting game for the Pittsburgh Penguins, is purely a sign of scouting for a possible trade.The Penguins are rumored to be interested in Devin Setoguchi, as reported by Rob Rossi a few weeks ago, as well as Matt Cullen. Setoguchi is seen as a potential suitor for Sidney Crosby's wing while Cullen is nothing more than a 36 year old third line player, at best.If acquired, could these players be the next Chris Kunitz and Bill Guerin? Or will they be more like the next Alex Ponikarovsky and Jordan Leopold? It shouldn't matter; at least not now.The Pittsburgh Penguins would be better off holding onto those trade proposals for later in the season, which they could do. Currently, this team is first in the Eastern Conference, second in the East in goals scored, and tied for second highest in goal differential in the league. ...
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The cause of this fight was McCormick’s questionable hit on Penguins forward Brandon Sutter earlier, and when these two veteran enforcers met up, they fought for a good 40+ seconds.
Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma took exception to the hit, which he thought was high. “I don’t think he had the puck,” he told Josh Yole of Tribune-Review.
Gotta appreciate the gentlemanly McCormick...
CAN'T GET ENOUGH
Analysts of any sport are paid to use intelligent words when describing the games, players, coaches, etc. NBC Sports Network’s Mike Milbury shouldn’t get paid much. During Wednesday’s Flyers/Penguins game while describing how Penguins’ studs Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin can’t get enough of scoring goals and making plays on offense, he used a term that doesn’t fit...
During last night's Flyers Penguins game, NBC Sports' Mike Millbury describes Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin as not being able to get enough of scoring goals and making plays on offense. You know,...
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What a game! On Wednesday night, the Flyers squared up against their favorite rivla Pittsburgh Penguins. The game certainly did not disappoint. The game was physical, there were some fights, and of course a ton of goals and penalties.
In case you missed it, here are the highlights of the most exciting game of the Flyers season, so far:
The Pens have unveiled a new Fan Loyalty Program. Read about it here. On the surface, there is nothing bad about this move by the Penguins. Rewarding fan loyalty with some free swag? It's a great gesture. The Pens made some moves during the first four home games of the season, too, with stuff like free concessions and discounted merchandise at the PensGear store, so they'...
Holly Murray’s NHL Power Rankings The elite teams are beginning to separate themselves from the pretenders as Chicago continues to impress. The Pittsburgh Penguins are waddling their way back to the top while the Sharks are migrating South. It’s a crowded mess in the middle of the league and for some reason there’s about four [...]
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1. Whatâs wrong with Evgeni Malkin, who has one even-strength goal?
2. Should the Pens send Beau Bennett, playing on the third line, back to Wilkes-Barre?
3. Who do you like better on the point for power plays, Kris Letang or Paul Martin? Why?
4. Can you name the Pensâ top three forward prospects after Bennett?
5. Are you concerned with the...
From the St. Catherines Standard's Dan Dakin:
Standing there in front of little Rowan Langille was the guy whose name is on his favourite hockey stick. The guy who he watches playing his favourite sport on television. The guy who is easily his favourite player in the NHL.
Sidney Crosby crouched down to be at eye level with the four-year-old boy fighting cancer that started...
The two teams faceoff tonight on NBCSN, TSN2 and RDS starting at 7:30pm ET.
This game followed the same formula as most of the playoff games between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers, last season.The Penguins got up by two goals; the Flyers came back. There were double digit goal totals, as well as 48 penalty minutes and a few scraps along the way.But in the end, the beat went on for the Flyers, regardless of where each team was in the standings...
The Flyers Claude Giroux and Kimmo Timonen hit Penguins captain Sidney Crosby in last years playoffs.
The Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-1) take on in-state rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5) tonight in the steel city. The Flyers are coming off a 7-0 romping against the New York Islanders, their best showing of the season, and will play at their second home – the Consol Energy...
Does it not feel like Chrismahanakwanzaa every time the Flyers (7-9-1) take on the Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5-0)? Tonight, the Orange & Black, coming off of a 7-0 domination of the New York Islanders, are in Pittsburgh taking on the current […]
Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5-0)
NBCSN, TSN2, RDS, 7:30 pm/et
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
All day you've probably heard joke after joke about how "the Flyers aren't even in the playoff picture right now!" You may have even heard someone talk about how "Jagr was the key to the Flyers' success last...
Pens-Flyers set to renew rivalry Wednesday night at CONSOL
Flyers (7-9-1, 3-8 Road) at Pens (11-5, 3-3 Home), 7:30 pm ET, NBC Sports
The Penguins will be looking to improve to 6-3 against Atlantic Division foes Wednesday night against Philadelphia. These vaunted âfour-pointâ games are even more important in a shortened season.
Pittsburgh has won eight of its...
The Flyers travel to Pittsburgh to play the Penguins in the final game of Philadelphia’ssix-game road trip in a matchup of two Atlantic division rivals.
The Flyers (7-9-1) come into Wednesday’s contest fresh off of a humbling, 7-0 victoryover the New York Islanders on Monday, a game that saw the team in complete...