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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 hours ago
Penguins GM Jim Rutherford explains why Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang aren't untouchable

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford explains why Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang aren't untouchable

Jim Rutherford passed on another opportunity to definitively say that Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang will be playing for the Penguins next season.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 22 hours ago
Dominik Kahun 'very excited' to join Penguins, thinks he'll fit right in

Dominik Kahun 'very excited' to join Penguins, thinks he'll fit right in

Dominik Kahun, acquired over the weekend for Olli Maatta, is “very excited” to join Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins.
PensBurgh Jun 14, 2019
The next few weeks will be very important for the direction of the Penguins

The next few weeks will be very important for the direction of the Penguins

We are about to find out what the Pittsburgh Penguins have learned over the past two seasons. Now that the 2018-19 NHL season is complete and the offseason is set to begin we are about to find out what lessons the Pittsburgh Penguins have learned about themselves. Emotions were high following their Round 1 sweep at the hands of the New York Islanders, and a mostly unpredictable postseason all over the league that saw the St. Louis Blues storm out of nowhere to win the Stanley Cup will no doubt send teams in all sorts of directions trying to figure out the best course when it comes to...
PensBurgh Jun 13, 2019
Charles Barkley shouts out Sidney Crosby as “the perfect superstar”

Charles Barkley shouts out Sidney Crosby as “the perfect superstar”

Sir Charles giving the Kid some love last night For some unknown reason in the biggest hockey game of the year the broadcast had former basketball star (and hockey fan) Charles Barkley on during the first intermission. When asked who Sir Charles would compare current NBA star player Kawhi Leonard to, Barkley shouted out the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby. If @kawhileonard was a hockey player, who would he be?Charles Barkley immediately had a response: Sidney Crosby. pic.twitter.com/XFaEB6j22v— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) June 13, 2019 It makes sense, Leonard’s 30.9 points per game in these...
PensBurgh Jun 13, 2019
2018-19 Penguins’ Season in Review: Sidney Crosby

2018-19 Penguins’ Season in Review: Sidney Crosby

Individually, a terrific season for the Pens’ captain Vitals Player: Sidney Crosby Born: 8/7/87 Height: 5’ 11” Weight: 200 pounds Birthplace: Cole Harbour, NS, Canada Position: Center Shoots: Left Draft: 2005 PIT, 1st Round (1st Overall) Contract status: Crosby’s contract (at a $8.7 million cap hit) continues through the 2024-25 season, at which point he will be a few months shy of his 38th birthday. The past: Last season, Crosby commanded 80% of the Pensburgh vote for an “A or A+”. 2017-18 was a frustrating one for Crosby, whose on-ice shooting % cratered for unknown and...
Puck Prose Jun 12, 2019

Favorite memories of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 Stanley Cup run

10 years ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins had one of the most memorable Stanley Cup runs ever. Let’s look back at some of the best memories from it.  They say that time flies when you are having fun. For Pittsburgh Penguins fans, the Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin era has been a massive success and a […] Favorite memories of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 Stanley Cup run - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
PensBurgh Jun 12, 2019
Ten Years Today: Penguins defeat Red Wings for Stanley Cup

Ten Years Today: Penguins defeat Red Wings for Stanley Cup

Ten years ago, the Penguins went into Detroit and defeated the Red Wings in Game 7 to claim the third Stanley Cup in franchise history. It’s hard to believe, but today marks the 10th anniversary of the Penguins Game 7 triumph over the Detroit Red Wings to clinch the third Stanley Cup in franchise history and first of the Sidney Crosby/Evgeni Malkin era. Ten years have gone by in the blink of an eye, so let’s take some time and flashback to that fateful night at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Pregame After winning Game 6 and forcing the deciding Game 7, the teams had two days off to travel...
PensBurgh Jun 8, 2019
NHL Awards: My 2019 ballot

NHL Awards: My 2019 ballot

Crosby and Letang on the outside but still make the list Welcome to the weekend. In a bit, the SBN blogs will be converging for everyone to vote on the NHL Awards. In this spirit of transparency and for useful weekend banter, here’s my ballot for your eyes and mocking. Hart Trophy Awarded annually to the “player judged most valuable to his team” in the National Hockey League Nikita Kucherov (TB) Sidney Crosby (PIT) Nathan MacKinnon (COL) Patrick Kane (CHI) Connor McDavid (EDM) I don’t spend a lot of wasted moments on complicating “valuable to his team”. Does that mean the...
NHL draft: Names to know and story lines to watch

NHL draft: Names to know and story lines to watch

The Penguins will likely pick a player in the first round for the first time since 2014. Here’s what you’ll need to know about the 2019 NHL draft.
PensBurgh Jun 4, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins’ draft history: Laying the foundation for championships (2002 - 2007)

Pittsburgh Penguins’ draft history: Laying the foundation for championships (2002 - 2007)

How did the Pittsburgh Penguins win three Stanley Cups in the salary cap era? You can look to the NHL draft and we will in this series With the upcoming NHL draft in a couple of weeks, what better time to look back at the past then now? The Pittsburgh Penguins have built the NHL’s top team in terms of playoff wins and Stanley Cups in the salary cap era. A lot of that success can be traced back to the draft day decisions. This week, a multi-part look at how the modern day Penguins were built. 2002 2001-02 was a painful season for the Pens, they had traded Jaromir Jagr for $5 million and...
Eyes On The Prize Jun 3, 2019
Phil Kessel could be the finisher Montreal needs

Phil Kessel could be the finisher Montreal needs

The 30 goal winger is likely on the move, can Montreal steal him from Pittsburgh at his lowest value? One of the biggest names on the trade market right now is that of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel, with the sniper likely a victim of salary-cap issues this off-season. Kessel is coming off another highly productive season, scoring at a point-per-game pace with 27 goals and 55 assists in a full 82 games played. That last part is key as well; Kessel has not missed a game of NHL action since the 2009-10 season, which is incredible given the physical nature of the modern NHL. He is a...
Sportsnet.ca May 27, 2019
Stanley Cup Game 1 Notes: Sidney Crosby reaches out to Brayden Schenn

Stanley Cup Game 1 Notes: Sidney Crosby reaches out to Brayden Schenn

Six days is plenty of time for the text messages and well wishes to flood the phones of the St. Louis Blues. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Tampa Bay Times May 25, 2019
Canada, Finland to meet for world hockey championship

Canada, Finland to meet for world hockey championship

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - The Golden Knights' Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal, the Penguins' Matt Murray made 39 saves and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-1 to advance to the world hockey championship final on Saturday.The Lightning's
Sportsnet.ca May 23, 2019
Report: Penguins, Wild discussing trade involving Phil Kessel

Report: Penguins, Wild discussing trade involving Phil Kessel

Pittsburgh Penguins star Phil Kessel has been traded twice during his NHL career and this off-season could see it happen a third time, according to reports. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose May 18, 2019

NHL Trade Rumors: Phil Kessel likely on the move

Phil Kessel is no stranger to the world of NHL trade rumors. But after being listed at the top of TSN’s Frank Seravalli’s trade bait list, has he played his last game for the Pittsburgh Penguins? It’s the offseason, which means for teams who aren’t in the playoffs, it’s prime time for NHL trade rumors. […] NHL Trade Rumors: Phil Kessel likely on the move - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

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