7:46 AM EST, Mon March 02, 2015

Empty Netter Assists - Shootout troubles- 03-01-15

Penguins -The Penguins haven't been very good at shootouts this season. As a result, they are practicing them differently. -David Perron (above) likes to keep it simple in shootouts. -Daniel Winnik made his practice debut on the third line. -The Penguins are entering the final quarter of their season. -Winnik speaks: {nhl}765915{/nhl} -Mike Johnston speaks: {nhl}765917{/nhl} -An overtime goal by Andrew Ebbett gave the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 3-2 road win against the Hartford Wolf Pack. Jeff Zatkoff made 29 saves for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. -Jean-Sebastien Dea had a goal and an assist...
Nuclear Talks

Nuclear Talks

Boehner and Netanyahu are both to blame for going behind Obama's back to make political points. I hope it backfires and both Boehner and Netanyahu lose their jobs, but I am guessing that is wishful thinking.   
Brewed On Grant: Gene Stilp

Brewed On Grant: Gene Stilp

Gene Stilp made a name for himself in Harrisburg by protesting Bonus-Gate with a giant inflatable pig. Now that he's retiring, who will take his place as the prop master of protest?
Brewed On Grant: Wagner-Fitzgerald Bout

Brewed On Grant: Wagner-Fitzgerald Bout

The fight between County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Controller Chelsa Wagner has reached epic proportions. It feels like an ugly public divorce of a power couple. I'm not sure if we need a marriage counselor or a boxing ring. 
Dangerous Deniers

Dangerous Deniers

Where are all these vaccine deniers getting their scientific information? Same place as the climate change deniers I suspect. 

Empty Netter Assists - 02-02-15

Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from yesterday's game. “With the talent we have in here, we have to be able to bring a consistent game every night." David Perron. -The Nashville Tennessean's recap. "Defensively we tried to stay underneath. They've got a lot of talent on the other side, and I think you've got to pay attention to defense when you play a team like Pittsburgh." - Predators coach Peter Laviolette. -The Associated Press' recap. "We had some mistakes that ended up in the back of our net and we're playing up hill from there. We still had a lot of time to get back in the game,...