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The Mismanagement of the Defense

Much has been made about the large number of defensive prospects in the Pittsburgh Penguins system the last several years because of the propensity of Ray Shero using high draft picks on this position. Defensive players drafted and signed as undrafted free agents under his regime that are no longer with the team could fill out an adequate bottom two pairings. Jake Muzzin, Brain Strait...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A Brutally Honest Look at the Pens Prospect Pool (Pt. 2)

By Nick Richter and Andy Hughes One thing Ray Shero was fantastic at was his ability to paint a great picture of certain guys in the Pittsburgh Penguins prospect pool. By painting these pictures, Shero was able sell guys high and he was able to create hype in the fanbase about these players, like Eric Tangradi, and we all know how that ended. Ian Altenbaugh (Hockey’s Future...
Via The PensNation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins GM Update: What In the Hell Are They Doing?

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced the firing of then general manager Ray Shero on May 16th, 2014. 18 days later the Penguins have yet to give any real indication of who the new general manager will be. As if the torture of not knowing who the next gm will be isn't enough, the fans have also been tortured with relentless rumors and stories of Pierre McGuire being a real candidate...
Via PensInitiative
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will the Pittsburgh Penguins hire as GM?

Who will replace Ray Shero as the Penguins General Manager? We’re going on close to three weeks now since the Pittsburgh Penguins fired General Manager Ray Shero, and Pens fans still wait with baited breath too see who will hired as his replacement. With a announcement just days away, the Penguins have been moot on the subject, leaving many to speculate wildly who who could be...
Via isportsweb.com
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: salary cap breakdown

The Pittsburgh Penguins have gotten themselves into a royal mess. Another playoff flameout has cost General Manager Ray Shero his job, and head coach Dan Bylsma’s future remains uncertain. Big changes have come, however Shero is just the tip of the iceberg.  The 2014-2015 Penguins roster will be dramatically different than the one that preceded it.  But who should return, and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre McGuire for Pens GM

As the Penguins continue to move forward in the wake of firing Ray Shero, the task now falls to Dave Morehouse to assemble a list of candidates for the vacant GM position and find the best man for the job. WPXI Pittsburgh has come up with their own short list of candidates on tonight's news, which leads us to take a look into the candidacy of one Pierre McGuire:Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins fire Ray Shero, Dan Bylsma next?

Ray Shero is out as Penguins GM. Will Dan Bylsma be next? The overhaul has begun. At a press conference this morning, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that General Manager Ray Shero would not be returning for 2014-15.  Head coach Dan Bylsma, who many thought would be the first casualty, still has a job.  Penguins President David Morehouse announced  that any decisions about the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Fire Ray Shero

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced they have relieved General Manager Ray Shero of his duties. Assistant GM Jason Botterill will serve as the Penguins interim GM and the search for a new GM is underway. Shero served as Pittsburgh’s General Manager for eight seasons and was named the 2013 NHL General Manager of the Year. He hitched his wagon and his fate to Bylsma last season,...
Via The PensNation
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

End of an Era: Penguins Fire Coach Dan Bylma and GM Ray Shero

Winning a Stanley Cup, being coach of the year, getting to 250 wins faster than any other coach in the NHL and finishing in first place with 500 some man games lost this season couldn’t save Dan Bylsma after the abysmal performance the Penguins have had in the post season the last two years. Dan Bylsma has had many poor playoff years, but not as many as people think.  He has...
Via PenguinPoop
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: Shero Paves the Way for a Stanley Cup

Say this about Penguins GM Ray Shero. He sure doesn’t wait for an invitation to join the party. In a pair of bold moves that preempted the NHL’s April 3 trade deadline by over a week, Shero acquired two missing pieces in the Pens’ Stanley Cup puzzle. On Sunday he swapped defensive prospect Joe Morrow and a 5th round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft to Dallas for veteran forward...
Via PenguinPoop
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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