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Revisiting the Penguins 2018 Draft

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2018 NHL Draft was like many others that the team has experienced over the past several years. The team traded away its first-round pick at the 2018 Trade Deadline in an attempt to make a deep playoff push. While they were quiet on the first day of the draft, the Penguins found […] The post Revisiting the Penguins 2018 Draft appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Calgary Sun Feb 15, 2019

GameDay: Flames at Penguins — 5 things to watch

Calgary Flames (34-16-7) at Pittsburgh Penguins (30-20-7) Saturday, 11 a.m., PPG Paints Arena, Sportsnet West/ Sportsnet 960 The Fan THE BIG MATCHUP Pens C Sidney Crosby vs Flames C Mikael Backlund Backlund tends to be tasked with shutting down the opposing team’s top guys for the Flames, and that means he has got a big […]
PensBurgh Feb 15, 2019
Trending Penguins Players: Results over process... for now

Trending Penguins Players: Results over process... for now

The Penguins did not play great this past week but they got what they needed — points. The Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t have their best fastball this week but still managed to come out of it by collecting four out of possible six points. Given the position they are in, just simply trying to secure a playoff spot and hold off the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes, they are really not in a position to apologize for how they collect the points right now. In a lot of ways, the process in how you get the points matters in the big picture, especially when it comes to evaluating whether...
On the Forecheck Feb 15, 2019
Five-Hole Friday: Puppies and Goats

Five-Hole Friday: Puppies and Goats

This week’s lineup features P.K., Arvi, goats, slashes and Smash. Viktor Arvidsson These days, it seems like the only player consistently showing up for the Predators is Viktor Arvidsson. He’s a 26-goal scorer this season In an injury-shortened season; we can only wonder how Arvidsson might be performing had he not missed games. He missed 24 games...close to 30% of the season. Arvidsson has 18 goals in his past 23 games. Holy Arvi. The last NHL player to score at least 30 goals in a non-lockout season when appearing in fewer than 60 games: Sidney Crosby in 2010-11 (32G in 41...
Second City Hockey Feb 14, 2019
Watch: Blackhawks honor Chris Kunitz’s 1,000th game in pregame ceremony

Watch: Blackhawks honor Chris Kunitz’s 1,000th game in pregame ceremony

The four-time Stanley Cup champion was the center of attention before Thursday’s game. Prior to facing the Devils on Thursday night at the United Center, the Blackhawks honored one of its veteran players with an on-ice ceremony, commemorating the 1,000th NHL game of Chris Kunitz’s career. The festivities featured a video that highlighted Kunitz’s career, including winning four Stanley Cup championships with three in nine seasons with the Penguins. He won his first Cup with the Ducks in 2007. Kunitz’s former teammates Nick Bonino, Marc-Andre Fleury and Sidney Crosby made appearances...
Sportsnet.ca Feb 14, 2019
3 things we learned in the NHL: Crosby tops McDavid, again

3 things we learned in the NHL: Crosby tops McDavid, again

Sidney Crosby beat out Connor McDavid in a battle between superstars, another penalty shot was missed and the Anaheim Ducks snapped another losing streak. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Big Easy Mafia Feb 14, 2019

Tim Benz, Jonathan Bombulie discuss how Penguins have succeeded in recent victories

Jonathan Bombulie, the Trib’s Penguins beat writer, joined me at PPG Paints Arena after the Penguins’ 3-1 win over Edmonton Wednesday night. It’s our weekly ...
Big Easy Mafia Feb 13, 2019

Matt Murray turns back Connor McDavid, leads Penguins past Oilers

The matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers is often billed as a battle between Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. It's probably more apt, ...
Sportsnet.ca Feb 13, 2019
NHL Live Tracker: Oilers vs. Penguins

NHL Live Tracker: Oilers vs. Penguins

A pair of stars face off when Connor McDavid’s Oilers battle Sidney Crosby’s Penguins. Follow along with the WestJet NHL Live Tracker. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
PensBurgh Feb 13, 2019
Gamethread: Oilers @ Penguins

Gamethread: Oilers @ Penguins

Hockey night in Pittsburgh! Time for hockey! Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby clash, what could be better?
Winnipeg Sun Feb 13, 2019

EHLERS DELAYED: Jets forward now 1-3 weeks from return

Paul Maurice went out of his way to say it wasn’t a setback. And technically, the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets is correct. Nothing related to his injury has happened to Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers since leaving the lineup after a collision with Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, but the end result of a […]
PensBurgh Feb 13, 2019
Ken Hitchcock praises Crosby, says what McDavid can learn from him ahead of Penguins-Oilers matchup

Ken Hitchcock praises Crosby, says what McDavid can learn from him ahead of Penguins-Oilers matchup

During his gameday media appearance, Edmonton’s head coach had a lot to say about Crosby and McDavid. Crosby weighed in too. The Sidney Crosby vs. Connor McDavid debate is one of the fiercest among all hockey circles, but Oilers’ head coach Ken Hitchcock put aside all the comparisons Wednesday morning and talked at length about all the things the young superstar in Edmonton can learn from the decorated veteran still playing at an elite level in western Pennsylvania. “Sid thinks at a level, when the other team has the puck, that’s above anybody in the league,” Hitchcock said....
Sportsnet.ca Feb 13, 2019
Sidney Crosby praises Connor McDavid’s game

Sidney Crosby praises Connor McDavid’s game

Sidney Crosby talks about how consistent and dangerous Connor McDavid’s game is and how the young superstar is learning about leadership as he goes. Credit: Pens TV The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Big Easy Mafia Feb 13, 2019

Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid show off individual strengths when superstars collide

As the face of the NHL and his heir apparent get set to face off for the sixth time in their careers Wednesday night at ...
PensBurgh Feb 13, 2019
Pens Points: Primetime Showdown

Pens Points: Primetime Showdown

Malkin has been punished, Maatta has been shelved, and the Penguins are in a position to make a move. All that and more in today’s Pens Points! Sidney Crosby and the Penguins will meet Connor McDavid and the Oilers tonight on Wednesday Night Hockey in a showdown of superstars. Before the two generational talents battle it out... Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning... One of the superstars that won’t be suiting up for the contest is Evgeni Malkin. The centerman has been handed a one-game suspension for his egregious high-sticking play on Michael Raffl. [Pensburgh] The...

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