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What's My Age Again? Dupuis, Kunitz, and Scuderi by @PandaPSU

Every player goes through it. They have extremely productive careers and then they hit a certain age where they begin to lose their abilities. It starts slowly at first. Maybe they can't skate as quickly as they did. Maybe their wrist shots are a little less fast. Maybe they just lose a bit of their vision to create plays or finish them. Once this starts, it usually creates an...
Via PensInitiative
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Kunitz Leaves Game After Taking an Elbow to the Head

It wouldn't be a NHL game involving the Pittsburgh Penguins without a player leaving the game injured, would it? The answer is no it wouldn't. Pens' forward Chris Kunitz left the game near the end of the second period after taking a nasty hit along the boards.Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kunitz: A real vindication by @MadChad412

Yes, it is true that Canadians are obsessed with every aspect of the game of hockey. They love the sport sometimes in an unhealthy way. This was seen during the entire 2014 Winter Olympics process, from picking Team Canada, through the actual games. Every single roster move and performance by a player was under a seemingly never happy microscope.Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kunitz For Canada!

Tune in at 10:00 tonight and subscribe to the show on iTunes. Twitter: @ThePensNation, @PensNation_Nick, @PensNation_Andy, @CaseyR82 Guest: Josh Yohe of the Tribune Review TOPICS Chris Kunitz’s chances of making Team Canada Team USA selection process Penguins defense Pens vs. Jets
Via The PensNation
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Evolution of Chris Kunitz by @griffTHW

When Pittsburgh acquired Chris Kunitz in 2009, the Penguins hoped the winger would adequately fill a role within the club's top-six.  To say that he met those early expectations would be an understatement. Indeed, Chris' career took off when he arrived in Western Pennsylvania.  Because, while he was just starting to establish himself in the NHL with the Ducks...
Via PensInitiative
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Kunitz is having one special season

Don't look now, but Chris Kunitz is quietly having an MVP season out in Pittsburgh. If that sentence takes you by surprise, you might be among the large percentage of hockey fans that have failed to take notice of  Kunitz's incredible work to date in 2013. It's really no surprise Kunitz's success has been mostly covered up in the NHL. Amidst Chicago's ridiculous...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pens' Kunitz jumps to save coach from puck

When Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz isn’t setting up linemate Sidney Crosby, he’s protecting his head coach Dan Bylsma from pucks flying into the bench.  Kunitz snatched one Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning that had Bylsma’s name on it. If he’s jumping to save Bylsma’s grill, imagine what he’d do to save Crosby. Or don’t, that’s fine.  The...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins' Kunitz given 4th goal in win over Caps

The NHL agrees with Chris Kunitz - he scored four goals instead of three in the Pittsburgh Penguins' win over the Washington Capitals. The league announced Monday that Kunitz has been credited with a fourth goal from Sunday's 6-3 victory. Replays appeared to show that Kunitz redirected Paul Martin's shot from the point for the game's first goal. The official scorer...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins' Kunitz quiet cog in hockey's top line

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz can't really explain why he works so well with linemates James Neal and Evgeni Malkin, though his teammates have a few theories. Neal points out that Kunitz has built a career playing alongside high-profile players by doing all the little things. Kunitz fit in seamlessly with Sidney Crosby before the All-Star was sidelined by concussion...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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