NHL free agency began Wednesday at noon, but it’s a blockbuster trade that has stole the headlines. The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded first-line right winger Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins, per Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos. Sportsnet’s John Shannon reports the Penguins will send forward prospect Kasperi Kapanen, defenseman Scott Harrington and a draft pick to the Leafs...
No team in the NHL is more thrilled that the salary cap is gone for the playoffs than the Pittsburgh Penguins. After being forced to play with five defensemen for several games at the end of the season due to injuries to Kris Letang, Christian Ehrhoff and Derrick Pouliot, Pittsburgh’s defense was down to Paul Martin, Ian Cole, Rob Scuderi, Ben Lovejoy and Taylor Chorney. Chorney...
Since every team in the league needs to have its NHL roster in by 5:00 PM today, the Pittsburgh Penguins made several roster moves today. Defenseman Scott Harrington was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton while forward Oscar Sundqvist sent to Skelleftea of the Swedish Hockey League. In addition, the team assigned Zach Sill (forward), Andrew Ebbett (forward) and Taylor Chorney ...
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