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PensBurgh Sep 11, 2019
Kris Letang’s quiet offseason and what it could mean for the Penguins this season

Kris Letang’s quiet offseason and what it could mean for the Penguins this season

David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports The Penguins defenseman has kept a low profile over the summer, and he's hoping for big things for himself this season. With a new season on the horizon, Penguins defenseman Kris Letang appears poised and ready to jump into the campaign at full swing. After ending the 2018-19 season on a low note, being swept by the New York Islanders, Letang seemed to take things personally when being criticized for making mistakes. “You don’t want me to make mistakes? I’ll try that,” he said after a back-and-forth with a reporter. “Next year, I’ll try to make...
Forget last season and trade talk — Kris Letang is focused on another Penguins run

Forget last season and trade talk — Kris Letang is focused on another Penguins run

Kris Letang on his mindset entering 2019-20: “Maybe wasted one year last year. But this year’s a new year and it’s the only thing I’m thinking about.”
The Hockey Writers Sep 9, 2019

Penguins’ Goaltending Puzzle

The Penguins’ positional strengths and weaknesses are apparent. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are the best duo at center in pro hockey. Kris Letang is an elite puck-mover on the blue line; and Erik Gudbranson and Jack Johnson slow down the defense. How does the goaltending situation look? Matt Murray Matt Murray rose from relative […] The post Penguins’ Goaltending Puzzle appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Sep 4, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins 2019-20: Training Camp Roster, Schedule released

Pittsburgh Penguins 2019-20: Training Camp Roster, Schedule released

Photo by Shelley Lipton/Icon Sportswire via It’s almost the start of a new year The season is getting closer than ever. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced they’ve invited 51 players to camp that opens next week. They are: (* denotes AHL only contract, ** is unsigned draft choice) Goaltenders (6): Casey DeSmith, Alex D’Orio, Tristan Jarry, Emil Larmi, Matt Murray, Dustin Tokarski* Defensemen (17): Mat Abt*, Calen Addison, Niclas Almari, Kevin Czuczman, Brian Dumoulin, Erik Gudbranson, Jack Johnson, Pierre-Olivier Joseph, Michael Kim*, Kris Letang, John Marino, Marcus Pettersson,...
PensBurgh Aug 30, 2019
Can the Penguins piece together three useful defense pairings with the players they have?

Can the Penguins piece together three useful defense pairings with the players they have?

Which pairings worked (and did not work) during the 2018-19 season? Earlier this week the Athletic’s Rob Rossi took an in-depth look at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ defense for the 2019-20 season, making the case that the unit might not be as bad as it is expected to be by pretty much everyone outside of the Penguins organization. It is worth the read (check it out) and does make some compelling arguments. Those arguments mainly revolve around the presence of Kris Letang and Brian Dumoulin, the emergence of Marcus Pettersson, and what will (hopefully) be a healthy season from Justin...

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