The Pittsburgh Penguins – Review of aTrend-Setting Off-Season

Wikipedia Almost three months have passed since the Pittsburgh Penguins have relieved former general manager Ray Shero of his duties. Three months since the Pittsburgh Penguins have heralded a new era in franchise history. More than two months since the Pittsburgh Penguins have announced Jim Rutherford to be their new general manager, to be THE guy who maneuvers the Penguins through...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Will Host 2014 Development Camp July 15-19

It’s July and you know that means: it’s time for prospects from the Pittsburgh Penguins to gather for the annual Prospect Development Camp at CONSOL Energy Center. This year’s camp will be held from July 15th until July 19th in Pittsburgh. As has been the case the past couple years, fans will be able to attend a scrimmage on July 19th at 3:00 PM. Admission and parking around...
Via The PensNation
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Number Five Overall NHL Draft Picks

The NHL Draft will kick off on in Philadelphia on June 27. This year the New York Islanders hold the fifth overall pick. A quick search of past number five overall picks will bring to surface some obscure names. Not everyone drafted with such a high pick makes it in the league, however, there have been quite a few solid players taken at number five overall. Players like, Blake Wheeler...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Guerin Promotion May Have Biggest Impact

Following the Pittsburgh Penguins announcement that they had hired Jim Rutherford as their new General Manager, I spoke with many people who were very excited. The unusual thing is that it wasn’t Rutherford that they were excited about, but the promotion of Bill Guerin to Assistant General Manager. It is a strange thing for someone to be excited about an Assistant GM, but Guerin...
Via PenguinPoop
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Guerin: The Intangible Difference by @ChicksDigHockey

I am a Bill Guerin fan. The announcement that the Penguins were promoting Billy G to Assistant GM brought a smile to my lips and joy to my heart. I wrote this article in 2013 but I proudly offer it today as a homage to a man from the Penguins' past who stands on the bridge to their future: The Pittsburgh Penguins entered 2009 with some issues in their organization. The 2008 Eastern...
Via PensInitiative
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins mark ninth multi-goal comeback of NHL’s first-round

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images KEEP ‘EM COMING: For the ninth time during the 31 games played in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, a team facing a multi-game deficit came out the winner when the Boston Bruins defeated the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Throughout the entire 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, only eight multi-goal comeback victories occurred. Looking...
Via The Hockey Guys
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

History Shows Making Move At NHL Trade Deadline Helps Stanley Cup Pursuit

The NHL trade deadline is often a difficult time to make deals because price tags on rental players are usually sky-high. Teams also are reluctant to give up young players and draft picks for veterans who could leave in the offseason as unrestricted free agents. With that said, many Stanley Cup champions over the last 25 years made moves at the deadline that had a meaningful impact...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Guerin Builds Backyard Rink Reportedly Costing $500,000 (Photos)

Bill Guerin was born and raised in the Bay State so he knows that a good backyard rink can work wonders during a long, cold winter. Guerin, who was born in Worcester, Mass., and raised in Western Massachusetts, now works in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ player development department. Currently residing in Sewickley, Pa., Guerin reportedly dropped $500,000 to build an outdoor rink in...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Check out Bill Guerin's $500,000 backyard rink

Bill Guerin is still one of our favorite Penguins. So glad that he decided to stick with the Pens organization when he retired. With that came moving his family to Pittsburgh. He has unlimited kids, so they needed a $500,000 backyard rink: This story comes courtesy of TMZ Sports. The story says his house is in Sewickley, which is 66 territory the last time we checked...
Via The Pensblog
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Rumors by @MadChad412 and @IanAltenbaugh

Trade rumors are simply the best. As a Pittsburgh Penguin fan and blogger, I've learned to accept them for what they are and usually greet them with a smile. When it comes to the Pens, every year the trading target for them seems to be a top-six winger. This year is no different.  Last year, Ray Shero blew the lid off of the roof when he traded for future Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla...
Via PensInitiative
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Longtime friends Weight, Guerin's enter U.S. hockey hall together

Doug Weight recalled his father putting him on skates at the age of 2 because he could barely walk because of a childhood condition that relegated him to wearing braces on his legs. ''He started putting me on the ice to strengthen them at the suggestion from a doctor,'' he said. Weight said it wasn't a pretty sight at the rink in St. Clair Shores, Mich. ''I looked like Forrest...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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