Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 11/14/14

Pens signed goalie Jeff Zatkoff:

Netminder Jeff Zatkoff agrees to two-year, two-way deal with PIT. $525K in NHL/105K in the minors.

— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2012

 

 

Zatkoff is an AHL goalie, from the Kings system.  If you hear his name next season on the Penguins things went terribly wrong. But he apparently is an upgrade according to the Goalie Guild:

@tpbderek Zatkoff was an AHL All-Star this season, quiet under-the-radar fringe NHL backup. Smooth slider. IMO an upgrade over Thiessen.

— The Goalie Guild (@TheGoalieGuild) July 1, 2012

 

 

Twitter is once again the place to be for news. Our "TPBHockeyNews" list is a good follow for Penguins and NHL writers. We've embedded a live stream of Tweets from that feed below. You may have to refresh it though... it doesn't seem to work that well.

new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'list', rpp: 50, interval: 30000, title: 'Follow hockey people', subject: 'Free Agency 2012', width: 620, height: 600, theme: { shell: { background: '#1a1719', color: '#ccb87b' }, tweets: { background: '#ffffff', color: '#444444', links: '#270eb5' } }, features: { scrollbar: true, loop: false, live: false, behavior: 'all' } }).render().setList('pensblog', 'tpbhockeynews').start();

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