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Prospect Report: Daniel Sprong

In a list of surprising fallers on day two of the 2015 NHL draft, the Penguins were able to get a steal by selecting Daniel Sprong from the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. Most of the major draft outlets had Sprong ranked somewhere around the 20-28 range. Personally, I had him at 24. So let’s start with the obvious, who is Daniel Sprong and why did he fall 20-some spots on...
Via The Pensblog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Penguins Draft Endorsement List

This will be my tenth year writing about the NHL draft and putting together a list of detailed profiles of players  I hope the Penguins can steal with their first selection in the draft. I’m very excited to officially bring this list to the Pensblog for the first time. If you’ve not read my pre-draft endorsement list in the past, the idea behind this is to pick out a handful...
Via The Pensblog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Youth movement coming in Pittsburgh?

As long as veterans like Sidney Crosby and Marc-Andre Fleury are around, there could never be a true "youth movement" going on. That does not mean, however, that prospects like Kasperi Kapanen, Derrick Pouliot, and Oskar Sundqvist won't be given an opportunity to earn significant minutes.Depth proved to be an area of concern that the Penguins struggled with in this past season, and...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 5 Between the Penguins and Rangers

By: Nick Richter (@PensNation_Nick) The Pittsburgh Penguins have their back against the wall. Lose and the season’s over… Win and live to fight another day. Pittsburgh has overcome a 3-1 series deficit twice in team history to a team in red, white, and blue… Albeit it was the early 90’s and it wasn’t the Rangers, but the Washington Capitals. Sure, past history has no implication...
Via The PensNation
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 5 ECQF: Rangers vs. Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers look to eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at MSG starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG, NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-St.Louis Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Hunwick...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 4 ECQF: Rangers @ Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers face the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at the Consol Energy Center starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG, NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 3 Between the Rangers and the Penguins

POSTGAME THOUGHTS: Game 1  | Game 2 By Annie Shean (@JustPuckIt) The series is even now after a 4-3 Penguins win at Madison Square Garden Saturday night. The Penguins hope to bring the momentum back with them for their first game of the series in front of the home crowd. Both Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz were able to light the lamp Saturday night,  but the Rangers were close...
Via The PensNation
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 3 ECQF: Rangers @ Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers head to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at the Consol Energy Center starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG, NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-St.Louis Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 2 ECQF: Rangers vs. Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers meet the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at MSG starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBC Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-St.Louis Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Hunwick Goalie match-up:  Henrik...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 1 ECQF: Rangers vs. Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers meet the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at MSG starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG, NBCSN  Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-St.Louis Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Hunwick Goalie match...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

First Round Preview: Rangers vs. Penguins

It’s hard to believe that perhaps just 5 years ago, the Rangers would ever be favored against a Crosby-led Penguins team, but here we are. The Penguins limped to the finish line losing 9 of their last 13 games, making the playoffs in the final day against a tanking Buffalo Sabres team and finishing the season at 43-27-12, good for 98 points. A year after the Rangers eliminated...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins Recall Harrington and Dumoulin for Playoffs

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...
Via The PensNation
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 78 – Pens blow another lead in 5-3 loss to Blue Jackets

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Blue Jackets 5  Pens 3 Record: 42-25-11 Goals Crosby (27) from Hornqvist, Cole Sutter (18) from Cole, Spaling Lovejoy (2) from Comeau, Winnik Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Downie (goalie interference) – Stupid (skates towards the...
Via The PensNation
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 75 – Downie fights and scores to lead Pens to 3-2 win over Coyotes

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 3  Coyotes 2 Record: 41-23-11 Goals Winnik (9) from Martin, Crosby Downie (14) (PP) from Crosby, Malkin Crosby (25) from Pouliot, Malkin Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Lapierre (roughing) – Inconsequential (gets into a shoving...
Via The PensNation
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 73 – Pens blow two-goal lead in 3-2 (OT) loss to Blues

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Blues 3  Pens 2 (OT) Record: 40-22-11 Goals Comeau (16) from Winnik, Spaling Downie (13) from Spaling Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Winnik (roughing) – Inconsequential (gets into a shoving match with Michalek after a whistle and...
Via The PensNation
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Colligan: 5 Questions on Derrick Pouliot Concerns and Connor McDavid

This a column by Mike Colligan that appears every Monday on The Pensblog. You can find more of Mike’s work at his site, ColliganHockey.com. (1) Will Derrick Pouliot be Playoff-Ready? Pittsburgh’s rookie defenseman Derrick Pouliot was demoted to Wilkes-Barre Scranton of the AHL on Saturday. Penguins head coach Mike Johnston said the move was to allow Andrew Ebbett to be recalled...
Via The Pensblog
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 68 Between the Penguins and Bruins

By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Two of the hottest teams in the Eastern Conference will meet this afternoon at CONSOL Energy Center and it could not come at a better time. The Pittsburgh Penguins (39-18-10) and Boston Bruins (35-22-10) are both fighting for better playoff positions. The Bruins currently have 80 points, which puts them in eighth place in the East. Pittsburgh...
Via The PensNation
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 67 – Pens avoid embarrassment with 6-4 win over Oilers

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 6  Oilers 4 Record: 39-18-10 Goals Sutter (14) (SH) from Winnik, Lovejoy Sutter (15) from Downie, Winnik Perron (16) from Crosby, Letang Crosby (23) (PP) from Letang, Malkin Downie (12) from Lapierre, Spaling Hornqvist (23) from Crosby, Perron Click...
Via The PensNation
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 66. Undeserved fate. Pens fall in shootout despite badly out playing Sharks.

The Penguins deserved to win this game.  But, they didn’t.  There is no other way to look at it. In the third period, the Penguins came in waves.  Shift after shift.  The Penguins first and second lines threw everything they had at the Sharks.  It was easily one of the best games anyone has seen Sidney Crosby play in awhile. He tied the game on a wicked backhand and, from...
Via The Pensblog
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 66 – Niemi wins a goalie duel as Pens lose to Sharks 2-1 (SO)

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Sharks 2  Pens 1 (SO) Record: 38-18-10 Goals Crosby (22) from Perron, Letang Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Downie (tripping) – Careless (gets his stick under Goodrows’s skates and takes him down in the corner for a tripping penalty...
Via The PensNation
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 64 – Pens dominate 2nd period and cruise to 5-2 win over Anaheim

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 5  Ducks 2 Record: 37-18-9 Goals Comeau (15) from Pouliot, Malkin Hornqvist (20) from Perron, Crosby Hornqvist (21) from Cole, Martin Malkin (28) from Kunitz, Comeau Crosby (21) (EN) from Sutter, Letang Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties...
Via The PensNation
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 63. Penguins drop 3-1 decision to Avs

We should be used to this by now, and we are. Things happen off the ice, like trades, that get us all revved up, and then the Pens answer the excitement with a dud of a game. The Pens are a good team because they played like balls and yet were still in the game until late in the third period when Gabriel Landeskog did Derrick Pouliot’s taxes for him: It was the first game with...
Via The Pensblog
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 62 – Pens powerplay lights up Columbus in 5-3 win

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 5  Blue Jackets 3 Record: 36-17-9 Goals Malkin (25) from Kunitz, Martin Perron (15) (PP) from Malkin, Letang Malkin (26) (PP) from Letang, Crosby Pouliot (2) (PP) from Hornqvist, Crosby Downie (11) from Winnik, Sutter Click here to read the goal...
Via The PensNation
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Malkin is using Derrick Pouliot’s stick to him score

Turns out there’s a reason for Malkin’s recent surge of backhand goals.    
Via The Pensblog
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins score three on power play in win over Blue Jackets

PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and Pittsburgh's revived power play dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night. David Perron, Steve Downie and Derrick Pouliot also scored for the Penguins, who have won four straight. Sidney Crosby picked up two assists and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 shots as Pittsburgh sent the Blue Jackets to their sixth...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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