On the first official day in which players could opt out of the 24-team NHL return to play, five players publicly declined to resume activity, including one Montreal Canadien defenseman who was set to face the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Zach Trotman will not be available to the Pittsburgh Penguins for the 24-team NHL return, which begins on Aug. 1 in the Toronto bubble city. The Penguins chose not to make Trotman available because of preexisting conditions.
The new NHL CBA extension which runs through 2026 is generally a crimp in escalating player salaries. Perhaps it is more of a lead balloon on growing paychecks as the players will give 20% of their wages to escrow next season and as much as 18% the following year.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Hockey-starved fans may be in for a big treat with several games to be played in a short span. The NHL’s return to play plan was officially announced last night, with the Penguins and Montreal Canadiens set to clash on August 1.
Pittsburgh Penguins training camp begins on Monday and it looks like the Penguins players are ready for the official work to begin. As part of their Phase 2 workouts on Friday at the UPMC Lemieux Complex, it appears the Penguins engaged in scrimmage work and Evgeni Malkin enjoyed a little celly.
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Rivalries create great moments, but they also create legendary villains. During this ongoing “Rivalry” theme, we here at Pensburgh have discussed a lot about different teams and players the Penguins have developed rivalries with over the seasons.
Credit: Matt Murray/Instagram The Penguins goaltender’s Newfoundland’s seem to be growing bigger and bigger Penguins goaltender Matt Murray’s two Newfoundland dogs have a well documented presence on social media these days.
Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images Otherwise known as, not scraping the bottom of the barrel in a summer delirium, we promise When the Penguins go to Toronto later this month for their hub, we found out where they will stay, and more importantly who will be in the building, via TSN.
Life is full of uncertainty these days, isn’t it? Will my favorite restaurant stay in business, can I get a haircut, and a myriad of questions continue surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins Qualifying Round series against the Montreal Canadiens which is scheduled to begin on Aug.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Jim Rutherford’s GM tree is about to grow by one more. Reports out of New Jersey by NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes indicate former Penguins assistant GM Tom Fitzgerald will lose his interim-GM tag to become the permanent boss.
The new four-year NHL CBA extension, which players and owners reached on Monday, will allow players to sweater-up for their country in the 2022 and 2026 Winter Olympics, in Beijing and Milano, respectively.
Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Expanded playoff rosters! One of the items out of the NHL/NHLPA’s “return to play” agreement would be that Phase 4, the playoffs for the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, would include a 31-player roster limit to enter the hub city.
From the beginning, there has been no love lost between two of the fiercest rivals in the NHL. Last week, we highlighted five great moments from the Penguins/Capitals rivalry, all of which came from playoff meetings between the two sides.
Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It’s fun to breakdown hockey, so let’s do it. Montreal likes to shoot a lot. Matt Murray better be sharp Here’s an interesting video breakdown of the Canadiens and Penguins series.
Safety regulations for the NHL Return to Play Plan poured out late Sunday night. As the NHL and NHLPA agreed to the safety regulations and details of the Phase 3 training camps and Phase 4 games, one strictly worded stipulation may significantly affect Max Domi and the Montreal Canadiens vs.
That means the hub city field is down to six teams. In the East, Toronto is the last one standing while out West, Chicago, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Las Vegas are reportedly still contenders.
The Penguins were slumping before the COVID-19 pandemic suspended the schedule as they had dropped seven of their last 10 games. As a result, they fell out of the second seed in the Metropolitan Division.