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Evgeni Malkin had real penguins at his birthday party

Evgeni Malkin’ turned 29 on July 31st and he had quite the memorable birthday party. The Pittsburgh Penguins play an enormous role in Malkin’s life and what better way to honor that and celebrate a birthday than by having some real penguins join in on the fun? A photo posted by Alexey (@alexey085) on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:58am PDT   The post Evgeni Malkin had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin had real penguins at his birthday party

Evgeni Malkin’ turned 29 on July 31st and he had quite the memorable birthday party. The Pittsburgh Penguins play an enormous role in Malkin’s life and what better way to honor that and celebrate a birthday than by having some real penguins join in on the fun? A photo posted by Alexey (@alexey085) on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:58am PDT The post Evgeni Malkin had real penguins...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charged Up: Rutherford Improves Bottom Six

  Having Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin on your hockey team is a pretty amazing thing to boast. But as the Penguins learned when they won the Stanley Cup in 2009, having Crosby, Malkin, and a quality, cost-friendly supporting cast took things from regular amazing to best-in-the-world amazing. That part of the recipe, the ability to consistently roll four lines, has been severely...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates #1: The stagnancy of the Pittsburgh Penguins

I believe the Pittsburgh Pirates are now the top team in Pittsburgh, not only due to their recent success and character, but also to the falterings of classic Pittsburgh franchises in the Steelers and Penguins.  In part 1, we examined the decline of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  And now, onto part 2: The stagnancy of the Pittsburgh Penguins. I want to be excited about the Pittsburgh...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Penguins could sell for over $700 million

Normally, NHL teams that are up for sale are of the struggling, non-hockey market variety. But when the Pittsburgh Penguins went up for sale recently, investors had a chance to purchase an already successful hockey juggernaut. So it's no surprise that the purchase price for the Pens is reportedly pretty high.According to the Pittsburgh Business Journal, a group of anonymous investors...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Calm Down Rook: 7|8|15

Rookie mini-camp began yesterday in Brooklyn, making it the first to be held in the Islanders’ new home. Prospects were showcased in front of the media in their practice yesterday, and while the event should not be used to evaluate who will be making the team, there are always players who stand out on the ice. Josh Ho-Sang, as usual, had the media’s attention yesterday with his...
Via Islanders Insight
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergei Plotnikov Joins Pittsburgh Penguins, Gives Malkin New Role

PITTSBURGH, PA – MARCH 01: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his second goal of the game with Patric Hornqvist #72 and Derrick Pouliot #51 during the second period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Consol Energy Center on March 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Pittsburgh Penguins made some franchise...
Via The Sports Journal
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel ‘pumped’ to play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

Nine-year NHL veteran Phil Kessel spent the past six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Kessel hopes joining Pittsburgh means more playoff series. “Being in Toronto, I got to play in one playoffs in all my years there,” Kessel told reporter Dejan Kovacevic on Thursday, via NHL.com. “But that’s the best time...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: impact of the Phil Kessel trade

Well here we are again. It seems like Penguins fans have seen this story before. On the first day of free agency, Pittsburgh makes a big splash in an effort to increase their chances of winning a Stanley Cup for the upcoming season. High profile players have been brought in before to play alongside Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin and it hasn’t worked out. Players such as Marian...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Sergei Plotnikov

By: Joe Guzy (Pekka Rautiainen/www.illcommunications.fi) The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Russian forward Sergei Plotnikov to a one-year entry-level contract. The signing doesn’t come as a surprise as Plotnikov terminated his KHL contract with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. He earned 101 points in 159 games with the club. Plotnikov is no stranger to NHL talent, playing on Alexander...
Via The PensNation
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs trade Kessel to Penguins in six-player deal

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins gave stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin some help, acquiring Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday. Pittsburgh sent forward Nick Spaling, defenseman Scott Harrington, former first-round pick Kasperi Kapanen and a draft pick to the Maple Leafs for Kessel, defenseman Tim Erixon, forward Tyler Biggs with other conditional picks involved. The...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs trade Kessel to Penguins in multi-player deal

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...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: June 29th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than drafting players from North America, something the Pens know nothing about this year. IT’S A DAMNED CONSPIRACY I TELL YAS FOR THOSE EURO PLAYERSS TO INVADE OUR PURE CANADIAN SPORT.  DEY ALREADY GOT DAT EVNERGENI MALKIN ON DER TEAM.  CROSSBY’S A GOOD CANADIAN...
Via The Pensblog
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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” Trade Evgeni Malkin for David Backes and T.J. Oshie.” T.J Oshie: David Backes:     Malkin:    
Via The Pensblog
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Trade Evgeni Malkin? The numbers don’t add up

Talks of trading Malkin have been heard for years (Photo courtesy of the penguins.nhl.com) It is like clockwork now, isn’t it? If the Penguins fail to reach their goal of winning a cup each year, there must be a drastic fix that needs to happen. It can’t just be that injuries have plagued the team at all of the wrong times, or the fact that management has mishandled some key...
Via The PensNation
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Evgeni Malkin Problem or Как я научился не волноваться и любить Пингвины*

  On Friday, Greg Wyshynski, senior writer and creator of  Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog, emerged out of his post-Stanley Cup fog to give the Pittsburgh Penguins some advice on the alleged Evgeni Malkin problem.  A few thoughts… 1) I’m not sure that there is an Evgeni Malkin problem. 2) I really like Puck Daddy, even though some may not.  I am a regular reader of the blog and...
Via The Pensblog
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Reasons Why The Penguins Should Trade Evgeni Malkin

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Via PensInitiative
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

20 Prospects in 20 Days: Pavel Zacha

(Terry Wilson/OHL Images) With only 6 days left until the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft in Florida, we will be breaking down a prospect each day up until June 26th. Today we look at Czech forward Pavel Zacha. (NHL.com) Forward Pavel Zacha, Sarnia Sting (OHL), 18 years Height: 6’3”, Weight: 200 pounds, Shoots: Left RANKED: NHL Central Scouting: 8th among North American...
Via The PensNation
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: June 19th, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything Else.  It’s more fun than realizing that the silly season begins next week!!!!!   THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – The Penguins have hired Mike Sullivan to replace John Hynes as the head coach of their AHL team in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.  He was the head coach of the Boston Bruins from 2003...
Via The Pensblog
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 6|19|15

Last month, ex-Islanders owner John Spano pleaded guilty to one count of grand theft and 44 counts of forgery in Lake County, Ohio. Yesterday, he was sentenced to jail again. Spano will be serving 10 years in prison, which stands as a reminder that all the social media hubbub from last season that suggested Spano was better-fit to run the team than any of the Islanders’ current...
Via Islanders Insight
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: June 10th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything Else.  I lost my first attempt at this article, so I had to do this over again.  It’s more fun than deja vu. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Forbes online has an article on the motivation of Mario Lemieux for selling the Penguins.  Essentially, he has completed his goals as an owner and the...
Via The Pensblog
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else- June 8th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than Geno with a big assed fish.   Speaking of Geno…   THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – So some things happened this weekend.  Elliotte Friedman was on Canadian radio on Friday and reported the following: “They’re not trading Crosby. But I will tell you this, there...
Via The Pensblog
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 6|8|15

Who is Miks Indrasis? The 24-year-old Latvian forward is reportedly a target of the New York Islanders after plating the last three seasons with Dinamo Riga of the KHL, but not much is known of the restricted free agent. Indrasis stands at 6’4, and approximately 190 pounds. He has totaled 31 points in each of his last two seasons in the KHL, and has made an impact for Latvia...
Via Islanders Insight
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

20 Prospects in 20 Days: Evgeny Svechnikov

(Mike Sullivan) By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) With only 19 days left until the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft in Florida, I will be breaking down a prospect each day up until June 26th. This is the fourth consecutive year I am doing these features so I hope you enjoy! Today, we will take a closer look at forward Evgeny Svechnikov. (NHL.com) Left Wing Evgeny Svechnikov...
Via The PensNation
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: ownership giving up?

Two days ago TSN broke a story regarding Pittsburgh Penguins owners Ron Burkle and Mario Lemieux hiring Morgan Stanley to explore selling the franchise. This news comes as quite a shock considering the current state of the team. Since making back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals appearances and eventually winning a championship in 2009, this franchise has been surrounded by disappointment...
Via isportsweb.com
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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