Answers to 20 Q about the @Penguins by @ChicksDigHockey

How did you do? Did you answer or Google?1.       Who will wear # 17?  (Blake Comeau)2.       Who is the tallest player on the team? (Borts @ 6’4”)3.       Who is the new head coach, his 2 assistant coaches and the goalie coach (first and last names,         please)? Mike Johnston     Head Coach Rick Tocchet       Assistant Coach Gary Agnew      ...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

20 Q: How Well Do You Know the New Penguins? by @ChicksDigHockey

The Penguins have made sweeping changes in the off-season. Here’s a little quiz to see how well you know the current team and staff. You could easily Google all of the answers or you could have some fun and see what you know. Answers to follow tomorrow.1.            Who will wear # 17?  2.            Who is the tallest player on the team? 3.     ...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise’s player development coach. The 46-year-old Recchi will be in charge of working with prospects throughout the minor leagues as well as at the college and junior levels. Recchi spent the last two years as a senior adviser with the Dallas Stars. He scored 577 goals during a 22-year...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mark Recchi player development coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Recchi, 46, will be responsible for working with and assisting in the development of young prospects and players throughout the Penguins’ organization in the minor leagues as well as in junior and college hockey. Recchi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins News: Simon Despres, Mark Recchi re-sign with Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Penguins have added to their defensive core and front office, and there's a lot to be excited about. #136405667 / gettyimages.comFun fact: by the time Simon Despres was born on July 27th, 1991, Mark Recchi had already scored 182 points, 71 goals, in his first 167 games of his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Those were Recchi's age 20-22 seasons.After...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

Photo Credits to Bridget Samuels via NHL-The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired 3-time Stanley Cup Champion, Mark Recchi as the franchise’s development coach. The last two seasons, Recchi had been the senior adviser for the Dallas Stars. He will now take on a role with the Penguins’ where he will work with prospects throughout the minor, junior, and college levels....
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

from the Pittsburgh Penguins, The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mark Recchi player development coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Recchi, 46, will be responsible for working with and assisting in the development of young prospects and players throughout the Penguins’ organization in the minor leagues as well as...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will make the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame Class?

Will Peter Forsberg be selected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility? It’s almost hard to believe, but we’re only a few months away from inducting the Hockey Hall of Fame 2014 draft class. There’s a ton to discuss here, so I’ll stop blabbering on and get right down to it. One more thing, though: the Hall of Fame typically inducts men (and women) into categories...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers' History: Week Ending April 20th

(Photo courtesy of Getty Images) The Flyers were playing in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Down two games to one, a Game Four win was pivotal for the Flyers’ playoff hopes. Playing in Toronto against Mats Sundin and Ed Belfour, this was not going to be an easy task at all. The Flyers knew they had to throw everything at Belfour to have a chance...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Red Sox World Series Ring Ceremony At Fenway Park (Video)

Before playing their first home game of the 2014 season, the Boston Red Sox were awarded their 2013 World Series championship rings. The ceremony included an array of Boston heroes, from survivors and heroes of the Boston Marathon bombings to Jason Varitek, Mark Recchi and Troy Brown. Lots of championship hardware was on display too, with an array of trophies from the New England...
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rask Pitches a Tent. I Mean Shutout. Sorry. Shutout. BRUINS WIN!

So, where was that kind of defensive effort the last few times the B's faced the Capitals? Who cares. It was there last night. It was hilarious watching that game and seeing how many Caps players are absolutely terrified of getting hit. So hilarious.  Anyway, Bruins are awesome, the Crapitals suck fat ones and we're off to play Stick of Truth again. Phrasing. ...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Best deadline trades

The Flyers traded for Braydon Coburn at the 2007 deadline, and he's become a mainstay on the defensive corps for eight seasons. But where does he rank amongst the Orange and Black's top acquisitions at the deadline? (Photo Courtesy of Today marks one of the most exciting days on any NHL fan's calendar -- trade deadline day. This year's deadline...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Michal Handzus Overtime Penalty Shot Goal

[Photo via AP] For this week’s Throwback Thursday (TBT) we look back on a regular season game against the New York Rangers, on December 5th, 2002. The Flyers came out on top, 3-2 in thrilling fashion. Mark Recchi gave the Flyers the lead in the second period, as he beat Rangers goaltender Dan Blackburn with […]Throwback Thursday: Michal Handzus Overtime Penalty Shot Goal- presented...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins remove Jaromir Jagr's image from locker room

The Pittsburgh Penguins, like many teams with a rich history, have pictures and murals of past legends and Stanley Cup championships in the locker rooms at their home arena. One notable player who is now absent from the Penguins’ “Ring of Honor” in the locker room is future Hall of Fame forward Jaromir Jagr,  who is making his debut with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night...
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

A Very Suite Life

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins and TD Garden announced today, October 3, the “Garden Greats” game viewing experience, which offers fans the opportunity to watch a Bruins game alongside a Bruins Alumni or front office personnel in an Executive Suite. Participating Bruins Greats include Ray Bourque, John Bucyk, Lyndon Byers, Gord Kluzak, Reggie Lemelin, John McKenzie, Tom...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

All Kinds Of Lists

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal not only lists his Top 50 players, but also has lists like.. If you absolutely, positively had to win one defensive zone faceoff with 10 seconds left to win the Stanley Cup: 1. Patrice Bergeron 2. Jonathan Toews 3. David Steckel (if somebody would give him a job). 4. Boyd Gordon Will these guys ever make the Hockey Hall...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Metropolitan Division Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes and the Philadelphia Flyers have a somewhat shared history. Two all-time great Flyers, Rod Brind’Amour and Mark Recchi, won a Stanley Cup with the ‘Canes in 2006. Former Flyer Justin Williams was also on that roster. Their coach? Peter Laviolette. But that’s pretty much it. There’s not a noted record of animosity between these teams. They’ve played...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Different’ Bruins Team Looking for Similar Results on Eve of Stanley Cup Final (Video)

This year’s Bruins roster does not look a whole lot different from the one that brought the Stanley Cup home to Boston two years ago. Only three players that saw time during the 2011 playoffs (Tim Thomas, Tomas Kaberle and Mark Recchi) are no longer with the team, but alternate captain Patrice Bergeron told NESN’s Jack Edwards during Tuesday’s media day that the remaining...
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

What Is the Best Bruins Playoff Player of the Game Swag, Vintage Jacket, Lock and Chain or Army Ranger Jacket?

For the last three years, the Bruins have had some fun with their player of the game award. In 2011, the Boston players handed out an old ’80s Bruins jacket to their player of the game. The jacket was with the B’s throughout their cup run, passed from player to player. Andrew Ference was the one to introduce the awesome idea to hand out some swag, and it didn’t stop in 2011...
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Trade Gives Bruins Mark Recchi-Like Veteran Presence Up Front (Video)

Just one day before the NHL trade deadline, the Bruins finally made a splash, acquiring veteran winger Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars for a pair of prospects and a draft pick. Though Jagr, 41, becomes the oldest player on the Bruins roster (surpassing 38-year-old Jay Pandolfo), he also comes to Boston tied with Brad Marchand for the team lead in goals with 14. Bruins general...
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Knack for Dramatic, Late Tallies Harkens Back to 2009 Season (Video)

Although they weren’t on Friday, the Bruins are normally regarded as a great third period team. That knack for tight play late was on display on Tuesday, as the Bruins scored twice with Tuukka Rask out of the net and the extra attacker on the ice to force overtime against the Rangers. But, as crazy as that sequence was, the B’s have done it before — Oct. 24, 2009 against the...
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins looking for their best start in 21 seasons

Bourque and Neely combined for 77 goals and 106 assists for the '90-91 Bruins. With a win Monday night, the Bruins would improve to 4-0-1 on the season, matching their best start to a season since the 1990-1991 campaign. That season, Cam Neely and Ray Bourque brought the Bruins to the ECF, where they fell to Mark Recchi and the eventual Stanley Cup Champion Penguins. Standing...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars give NHL greats new roles with team

DALLAS-- Thursday was a big day for the Dallas Stars. Not only did the club announce a number of initiatives to commemorate the franchise's 20th season in the Lone Star State, but the organization also announced the addition of three familiar names to the front office in a variety of roles. Former Star Mike Modano, who retired from the game prior to last season, will re-join...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Stars hire Modano, Recchi and Turco

Mike Modano is returning to the Dallas Stars for their 20th anniversary season, though he won't be on the ice. The Stars on Thursday announced the hiring of Modano as an executive adviser. The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductee will work on initiatives related to the ownership group, team broadcasts and corporate partnership. The highest-scoring American-born player in NHL history...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Dallas Stars Start Celebrating Their 20th Anniversary

FRISCO, Texas - The Dallas Stars kicked off the club's 20th Anniversary by announcing several season-long initiatives in celebration of two decades in Dallas. The team officially announced the hiring of Stars great Mike Modano, who re-joins the club as Executive Advisor and Alternate Governor. Three-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Recchi has been hired to bolster the hockey...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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