Found January 11, 2013 on
from Scott Cullen of TSN
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This Week 1 Penguins 51-25-6
A healthy Sidney Crosby paired with reigning MVP Evgeni Malkin makes the Penguins the team to beat, but they will need their complementary players to perform well and, after Marc-Andre Fleury's playoff flop, Tomas Vokoun could be a valuable insurance policy in net.
Key Injuries: None.
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In order to make amends for the lockout, the Penguins will be offering free selected concessions and half-off all merchandise inside the arena during the first four home games.
We knew the Penguins schedule was suppose to come out today, but didn’t expect 105.9 The X to be the ones to release it.
Per their website:
Sat. Jan. 19 At Philadelphia 3:00PM
Sun. Jan. 20 At N.Y. Rangers 7:00PM
Wed. Jan. 23 Toronto 7:00PM
Fri. Jan. 25 At Winnipeg 7:00PM
Sun. Jan. 27 At Ottawa 6:00PM
Tue. Jan. 29 N.Y. Islanders 7:30PM
Thu. Jan. 31 At N.Y. Rangers 7...
The condensed post-lockout NHL schedule will force teams to rely more heavily on their second goaltender. Back-to-back games will be commonplace as the league wedges 48 games in before the postseason begins.So newcomer Tomas Vokoun should play a vital role for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Starting Penguins netminder Marc-Andre Fleury collapsed during the playoffs last season and the...
When looking back on the Penguins' 2011-2012 season there are many ways to describe how it ended; blown out, exposed, embarrassed, abrupt. There's no sugar coating a 4-2 series loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Not when its penalty kill had a historic collapse. Not when the defense, a unit that was promoted by hockey circles as one of the deepest in the league, surrendered...
#Pens will offer FREE selected concession items & “half off” all merch at the team’s first four games @consolenergyctr pens.pe/UQ5jm2— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 10, 2013The Pittsburgh Penguins made what might be the most fan friendly and owner savvy move in post-NHL lockout history. They decided to give all fans attending the first four home games at the...
There's been a lot of talk recently about what the NHL or individual NHL teams will be giving to fans to welcome them back after the lockout. The Penguins Twitter feed just mentioned what the Pens will be doing.
#Pens will offer FREE selected concession items & “half off” all merch at the team’s first four games @consolenergyctr pens.pe/UQ5jm2
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