Following earlier trades for David Perron and Maxim Lapierre, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford made three additional moves leading up to Monday’s trade deadline.
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Ok, so you are a Chicago Blackhawks fan and you shouldn’t need five more reasons to hate the St. Louis Blues, but in case you do here is some evidence of their below the belt dirty play.
Maxim is so dirty that St Louis Blues fans didn’t even want him on their team… Now that must be saying something cause Blackhawks fans all know just how dirty the Blues...
Throughout the 2014-2015 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Maxim Lapierre.
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For a brief recap, the Penguins played the Winnipeg Jets just over a week ago, where Marcel Goc played about 14 minutes of ice time. Not even an hour...
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(1) Why did the Marcel Goc / Maxim Lapierre trade even happen?
On the surface, the Goc-Lapierre trade didn’t make a lot of sense. Both teams seemed to be swapping versatile, pending-UFA, fourth-line centers with comparable cap hits (Goc $1.2M and Lapierre $1.1M).
I think there’s more to it though and the deal should work out for both St....
At the risk of mimicking that annoying blue jay perched on a branch outside your window that just won’t shut up, I’m once more going to expound on my favorite hockey subject.
The Penguins need to get bigger. Especially up front. In a hurry.
Last week’s games were a case in point. After delivering a superhuman effort to beat an infinitely bigger and tougher Winnipeg squad on...
Jim Rutherford has stayed busy in his first season as Penguins general manager. Not long after a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night, Rutherford pulled the trigger of his fourth trade since he took over with the Pens back in June. In a swap of bottom-six centermen, the Pens sent Marcel Goc to St. Louis in exchange for Max Lapierre.
In 43 games with the Penguins...
On Tuesday night, the St. Louis Blues announced that they sent veteran center Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins for journeyman forward Marcel Goc. Goc, 31, has played 11 seasons in the NHL, with parts of the past two in Pittsburgh. He has played 42 games this season and has five points on the year. […]
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ST. LOUIS -- The Blues announced Tuesday night that they have acquired forward Marcel Goc from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Maxim Lapierre.
"We want to thank Max and his family for their dedication to the Blues organization," GM Doug Armstrong said in a press release. "Max is a true professional and was a valued member of our team. We wish him the best of luck...
The St. Louis Blues activated forward Maxim Lapierre from the injured list after he missed five games because of a lower-body injury.
Lapierre, injured late in the Jan. 10 game against the Vancouver Canucks, was in the lineup on Thursday night when the Blues visited the New York Rangers. To make room on the roster, forward Adam Cracknell was sent down to Chicago of the AHL.
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014