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The Hockey Writers Jun 16, 2018

Stamkos Legacy Rests in the Cup

In the NHL, legacies are determined by championships. Elite talents are expected to lead their respective teams to glory at some point in their career to be considered legendary. Two names that stick out are Canadian golden boy Sidney Crosby and Russian scoring machine Alexander Ovechkin. Drafted one year apart, both made their rookie debuts […] The post Stamkos Legacy Rests in the Cup appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Puck Prose Jun 14, 2018

NHL Trade Rumors: Will the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Phil Kessel?

In the 2017-2018 season, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel recorded a personal best 92 points with 34 goals and 58 assists. And yet, trade rumors are still circulating around him. Phil Kessel has not missed a game since 2010 and his ironman streak is at 692 games. He is second in scoring on the Pittsburgh […] NHL Trade Rumors: Will the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Phil Kessel? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Hockey Writers Jun 4, 2018

Penguins’ Letang Deserves Reverence, Not Trade Talk

Marc-Andre Fleury is a rock star in Pittsburgh. Maybe even more so now than when he was a member of the Penguins. Fleury was the original member of Pittsburgh’s modern day core that eventually included Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang. The “Flower” was the anchor on a very bad team, and eventually saw […] The post Penguins’ Letang Deserves Reverence, Not Trade Talk appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Joe Starkey: LeBron James and Sidney Crosby — still amazing after all these years

They were the first mega-hyped teenage athletes of the Internet age. And when I say mega-hyped, it’s only because I cannot find an adjective that comes close to capturing the preposterous expectations heaped upon Sidney Crosby and LeBron James.
SportsDay May 27, 2018
10 things to know about Stars defenseman Marc Methot, like the time Sidney Crosby nearly severed his finger

10 things to know about Stars defenseman Marc Methot, like the time Sidney Crosby nearly severed his finger

Here are 10 things to know about Stars' defenseman Marc Methot.1. The basicsHeight: 6-3 Weight: 227 pounds Salary: $4.9 millionCareer stats: 21 goals, 99 assists, 120 points. 38 playoff games2. Counting digits Methot nearly lost his pinkie finger on his left hand last season. Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby slashed at Methot's hands, and the result was a shattered finger and a severed tip of the digit. It required 10 stitches to put back together.Beware of watching the video, it can be a little gruesome."I was very lucky to have the doctors nearby - NHL teams have doctors around all the time...
Knights On Ice May 27, 2018
Familiar Foes: Marc-Andre Fleury and Alex Ovechkin meet again

Familiar Foes: Marc-Andre Fleury and Alex Ovechkin meet again

The former rivals are set to clash once more on the biggest of stages. January 25, 2006 was a very important date in NHL history. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals were set to face off for their second meeting of the 2005-2006 season. At the time, neither team was in a particularly good place. The Capitals were sporting a 17-25-5 record while the Penguins were in the midst of a 10-game losing streak with just 11 wins on the season. Despite both teams’ struggles, however, the hockey world was totally captivated by a pair of generational talents — Sidney Crosby and Alex...
The Hockey Writers May 26, 2018

10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History

The Penguins have been supremely fortunate to offer their fans two of the game’s all-time legends in Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby. But it takes more than a single superstar to win Cups, they need other greats to support them. These players as well as some of the legends in the team’s storied past fill […] The post 10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh May 23, 2018
A 2009 Penguin will win another Stanley Cup this year, catching up with the rest of that group

A 2009 Penguin will win another Stanley Cup this year, catching up with the rest of that group

Kunitz? Fleury? Orpik? One former Penguin Cup champion from 2009 is about to win another one. Had a realization the other day that one member of the Penguins 2009 Stanley Cup champion will be hoisting the Cup again this season no matter what. There’s only three teams remaining and Brooks Orpik, Marc-Andre Fleury and Chris Kunitz are split up among each of them. It hasn’t even been a decade, but here’s where that team is. (Going off at least playing 1 playoff game with the Pens in ‘09) Still playing in the NHL Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal, Orpik, Kunitz, Fleury, Kris...
PensBurgh May 23, 2018
Keeping Murray was always the right decision

Keeping Murray was always the right decision

Last year, GM Rutherford had a goalie decision to make. When you break it down, it’s clear he made the correct choice. On June 21, 2003, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury with the top overall pick in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft in Nashville. Over the course of the next 14 years, Fleury went on to become one of the cornerstones of the Penguins franchise that included Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Together, the trio won three Stanley Cups, and Fleury became the franchise’s all-time leader in almost every major statistical category for a goaltender. Fast...

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford blasts Tom Wilson for avoiding Game 3 fight

The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs saw Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford frustrated that teams were taking liberties with some of his star players.

Questions loom on fringe of Penguins’ defensive depth chart

With the NHL Entry Draft roughly a month away, the Penguins might be getting a hint on which direction they should go.

Sidney Crosby Photos

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