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Thoughts: Game 51 – Pens cruise to quiet 2-0 win over Oilers

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 2  Oilers 0 Record: 29-14-8 Goals Malkin (20) from Arcobello, Hornqvist Perron (12) from Letang, Crosby Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Perron (hooking) – Unnecessary (tries to lift the stick of Klinkhammer in the offensive zone...
Via The PensNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

HotTake Tuesday: Why Can’t The Pens Win Against The Metro?

Afternoon HotTakes to get you thru the rest of your day! Today, Rich Miller from the PensBlog joins Nick and James to discuss the Penguins struggles against the Metro Division, David Perron, the NHL’s most overrated team and much more. Enjoy! What’s the Penguins deal with facing the Metro Division this season? What needs to change? Richter: Believe it or not, the Metro is...
Via The PensNation
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Adding a Top-Six Forward is No Longer Needed

David Perron against Montreal 1/10/15 – Photo Courtesy of By: Jim Meinecke If you asked Penguins’ fans at the beginning of the season what they were most worried about, the response heard most would have been “top-six” scoring depth. It was a legitimate concern. James Neal had just been shipped out of town to Nashville. Patric Hornqvist was a relative unknown...
Via The PensNation
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers Acquire A Magic Bean For Perron

Earlier this week, the Edmonton Oilers moved out disgruntled winger David Perron. It seems that Perron was unhappy with losing so many games, and didn’t like the efforts of some of his teammates (I can’t imagine why). Naturally, the Oilers can’t have competitive players who want to do idiotic things like win hockey games, or […] The post Oilers Acquire A Magic Bean For Perron...
Via Two Pad Stack
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

David Perron will play tonight

He’ll also wear #39 Newly-acquired David Perron will be in the lineup when the Penguins take on the Canadiens tonight — Eye on Hockey (@EyeOnHockey) January 3, 2015
Via The Pensblog
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dissecting the Tweet – Perron Says Goodbye to Edmonton

By: Meesh Shanmugam General Manager Jim Rutherford and the Penguins made quite a splash this morning by acquiring David Perron from Edmonton for a 1st round pick in 2015 and Rob Klinkhammer. My thoughts on the trade are pretty simple – the Penguins are CERTAINLY a better team now and all they gave up was an UNCERTAIN draft pick (and Klinkhammer). With the primes of Malkin and Crosby...
Via The PensNation
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Perron to Pittsburgh, Johnny Hockey and more

  View image | David Perron  The Piitsburgh Penguins have acquired Edmonton winger David Perron. Pittsburgh sends forward Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 first round draft pick to Edmonton for the 26 year old forward. Perron has five goals and 19 points in 38 games this year for the Oilers. Last season he set career bests in goals (28) and points (57). Perron...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers trade David Perron to Pens for 2015 first-round pick

  The Pittsburgh Penguins added some much-needed depth Friday.   The Penguins acquired forward David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2015 NHL draft and forward Rob Klinkhammer. Pittsburgh is once again among the NHL’s elite teams, sitting in first place in the Metropolitan Division and second in the Eastern Conference. However...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Penguins Win a Trade for David Perron?

Word broke last Tuesday night that the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets were close to brokering a trade featuring David Perron and Artem Anisimov as the centerpieces for each team respectively. While this trade seems to be quite fair and pragmatic for both teams, there’s also very little secret that Perron would be a […] The post Can the Penguins Win a Trade for David...
Via Two Pad Stack
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Edmonton Oilers open to trading David Perron

The Edmonton Oilers are once again in the basement of the NHL. With just over 20 games complete on the Edmonton schedule, it’s already clear that the team is not a contender and will once be open to trading their assets. Usually you won’t see any major deals until the league draws closer to its trade deadline in March, but reports suggest Edmonton may be willing to part with...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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