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Week 7 Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire; Brayden Schenn, Jared Spurgeon & Nick Spaling

Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire There are six teams scheduled to play four games during Week 7 (Nov. 24 – Nov. 30) of the Fantasy Hockey season. Week 6 saw us lose Pascal Dupuis for at least six months after he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. Unfortunate injury for Dupuis and the Penguins, but an injury to a top-six player usually means a Fantasy boost for somebody else...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Feature Friday: Nick Spaling

  Throughout the 2014-2015 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Nick Spaling. By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost)   Nick Spaling (right) after his first goal as a Pittsburgh Penguin. Photo Credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP     During the offseason, forward Nick Spaling was acquired from the Nashville Predators (along with Patric...
Via The PensNation
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 5 – Pens Dress Well and Play Sloppy in 5-3 Loss to Flyers

By: Meesh Shanmugam Flyers 5  Pens 3 Record: 3-2 Goals Spaling (1) from Ehrhoff, Comeau Dupuis (2) from Martin, Malkin Goc (1) from Spaling, Downie Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Despres (interference) – Stupid (was about to win a race for a puck and decided to ignore the puck and hit Couturier for interference) Despres (fighting) – Inconsequential (was challenged...
Via The PensNation
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins sign Sutter, Spaling

Nick Spaling General Manager Jim Rutherford took care of his last bit of off season business yesterday by signing his last remaining RFA Brandon Sutter to a two year, $6.6 million dollar deal. Sutter’s contract came just days after the Pens avoided arbitration and signed forward Nick Spaling to a two-year, $4.4 million dollar deal. The Penguins now have a full roster signed with...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Spaling: Keeping an Open Mind by @griffTHW

Let me first preface this by stating that I've never seen Nick Spaling play.  Not once.  So any opinions, hopes or expectations I have for his time in Pittsburgh come courtesy of nothing more than what I've read.  And, while some glowing reports highlight Spaling's overall game, most of the available literature out there serves to condemn his acquisition.  Doubts...
Via PensInitiative
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins News: Nick Spaling Signs For Two

Nick Spaling receives a modest raise from Pittsburgh, avoids arbitration.#482539371 / gettyimages.comThe Penguins have re-structured their roster just a wee-bit.At last month's Entry Draft, they traded James Neal, a 40-goal scorer whose also been suspended multiple times for generally maiming opponents to Nashville for Patric Hornqvist and today's man of the moment, Nick...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Avoid Arbitration with Nick Spaling

Source: Getty Images Forward Nick Spaling is now officially a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 25 year-old restricted free agent signed a two-year deal worth $4.4 million with Pittsburgh today. With the move, the team avoided arbitration with Spaling, who reportedly was asking for $2.85 million. The Penguins countered with $1.65 million, which means that the two sides met...
Via The PensNation
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Spaling Negotiations

Nick Spaling is apparently looking for a $2.85 million salary for next season. Now, we admittedly don’t know very much about Nick Spaling, but we just can’t see the Penguins giving him that kind of money. Ken Campbell of the Hockey News says that the Penguins are offering $1.65 million. He has an arbitration hearing scheduled for this Friday. Here’s how arbitration works: “A...
Via The Pensblog
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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