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PensBurgh Oct 19, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vegas Golden Knights Recap: Worn down Pens shutout by Marc-Andre Fleury

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vegas Golden Knights Recap: Worn down Pens shutout by Marc-Andre Fleury

Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via The Pens’ five game winning streak comes to an end at the hands of the Vegas Golden Knights The Pittsburgh Penguins got hit by a double dose of bad news before the game against the Vegas Golden Knights even started tonight. First, forward Jared McCann didn’t emerge for pre-game warmups. He has been battling a nagging lower body injury and played on Friday night, but endured quite a bit of abuse even though he scored a goal. McCann’s absence would put defenseman Juuso Riikola back into the lineup in the unfavorable position of...
A Winning Habit Oct 17, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Trade Rumour: Juuso Riikola Makes Little Sense

The Montreal Canadiens, like any other team, are always looking to upgrade their roster. The Habs are rumoured to be interested in Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen Juuso Riikola, but would he be the right fit? The Montreal Canadiens have long needed to upgrade their left defense. In the summer of 2017, they lost Andrei Markov to […] Montreal Canadiens Trade Rumour: Juuso Riikola Makes Little Sense - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
PensBurgh Oct 16, 2019
Penguins vs. Avalanche Recap: Brandon Tanev’s shorthanded OT goal pushes Pens to a win

Penguins vs. Avalanche Recap: Brandon Tanev’s shorthanded OT goal pushes Pens to a win

Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via A thrilling game of two good teams saw the Pens come out on top. Lineups Jared McCann is on the bad said of a “game time decision” and can’t play, so the Penguins decide to use Juuso Riikola — as a forward in the normal 12 forward/6 defenseman alignment. Ready to take it to the max!#LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/1ZM4xWFJc8— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 16, 2019 First period Sidney Crosby and Dominik Simon are off on a 2-on-1. Crosby passes to Simon who....hits the post. Great chance one way, puck goes back the other way...
PensBurgh Oct 8, 2019
Could it be Juuso Riikola as the next Penguin player traded?

Could it be Juuso Riikola as the next Penguin player traded?

Elliotte Friedman dishes on that in his latest column It’s always fun to scan the league-wide chatter, and some of the best is in Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts column. A fresh one dropped today with a couple of Penguins related nuggets: 7. Soft-tissue injuries are tricky, which is why Pittsburgh didn’t originally give an exact timeline on Evgeni Malkin. Depending on the damage, recovery can take a month or longer, especially if it’s a meniscus. Hopefully, it’s not bad — we all want to see Malkin playing. His health has a huge effect on the Metropolitan Division in general, and...
How secure is Jack Johnson's spot in the Penguins lineup?

How secure is Jack Johnson's spot in the Penguins lineup?

Defenseman Juuso Riikola has made a strong push for a regular spot during camp.

Juuso Riikola Photos

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