Eric Tangradi, 24, LW, 6'4, 221 lbs
Last Year's Ranking: N/A
This Year's Ranking: 24
You may be asking if I'm off my rocker to put Eric Tangradi - a former second round pick in 2007 - ahead of the Jets sterling 2012 first round pick Jacob Trouba.
Hard, cold fact is: Tangradi has almost a full season on Trouba...
Via the Pens:
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired a 2013 seventh-round draft pick from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Eric Tangradi, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
This essentially guarantees that Tangradi will score a huge game-winner against the Pens the next time they play in Winnipeg that will make Jets fans go nuts.
From the Penguins, certainly not unexpected:
NEWS ALERT: #Pens have acquired a 2013 seventh-round draft pick from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Eric Tangradi. pens.pe/XApZt5
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 13, 2013
Eric Tangradi has had his chances to be a top six forward, but those days appear to have come and gone. After a turnover led directly to Toronto's first goal in last night's loss, head coach Dan Bylsma took Tangradi off of the second line, replacing him with Tyler Kennedy.Tangradi would finish the game with 4:27 of ice time.Today, it was announced that the 23 year old Philadelphia...
So this actually happened on Sunday:
'tangradi' is now trending in #Pittsburgh trendsmap.com/us/pittsburgh
— Trendsmap Pittsburgh (@TrendsPGH) January 13, 2013
The first day of Penguin camp, and we didn't really have to wait for the main storyline to surface. And it's simple: There is a spot open in the top six. The player will be playing...
poll by twiigs.com
Eric Tangradi has seen his shares of ups and downs since coming over from Anaheim with Chris Kunitz for Ryan Whitney several seasons ago. He's scored one goal in 40 games with the Penguins, but heâs played well for AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He has a team-leading nine goals and one assist in 15 games thus far in 2012-13. Hereâs his Baby Penguins...
With the NHL trade deadline just weeks away, there is only one thing you can be sure of –a lot of players will be wearing new uniforms. The NHL trade deadline is always the most active of all the American sports because teams are always looking to add that extra presence to their roster or the upcoming playoff push. Every year there are plenty of rumors and big names that...
This is not the first time Eric Tangradi has made the trip from Wilkes-Barre. Not even close. But this promotion, he said, seems different than the others. "In the past, I've just felt like a call-up guy," Tangradi said.
On Friday night in Pittsburgh, Penguins center Eric Tangradi and Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin collided against the glass behind the Montreal net, knocking a pane of glass loose. Unfortunately, the pane of glass fell in towards the ice, and NHL referee Kevin Pollock had to dive down on the ice to avoid being hit by the falling glass.Read more »Holdout Sports is now...
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Eric Tangradi brought only enough clothes for three or four days when the Penguins' recalled him from their minor league team in Wilkes-Barre Thursday, and not because he didn't have time to pack. It wasn't a reflection of a limited wardrobe, either. And certainly not of Tangradi conceding that his trip to the NHL wouldn't last long.