4:29 PM EDT, Mon July 28, 2014


My last words as the Penguins beat reporter for the Pittsburgh-Tribune-Review.

Mackey: Billy G and a Recchin’ Ball.

Staffer Jason Mackey checks in from the Penguins' prospect camp scrimmage on Saturday:
Beaver County Times Jul 18, 2014

Penguins name Recchi player development coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise's player development coach.
Captain America

Captain America

Marvel has just announced that the new Captain America will be an African American. Let's hope he doesn't run into the evil Donald Trump or some other crazy birthers. 
Beaver County Times Jul 16, 2014
Penguins' defense prospects relish chance at new system

Penguins' defense prospects relish chance at new system

PITTSBURGH — Derrick Pouliot is a popular man in the Penguins’ locker room.
Brewed On Grant: Cleveland Hate

Brewed On Grant: Cleveland Hate

Cleveland made news this past week with two big stories. One, prodigal son Lebron James is coming home ... and, two, The GOP decided to host their 2016 Republican National Convention there. 
Beaver County Times Jul 15, 2014
Crosby, Penguins new coach Johnston meet

Crosby, Penguins new coach Johnston meet

PITTSBURGH – The public may never know if it was Sidney Crosby’s injured right wrist or something else that negatively impacted the star center’s play this past postseason.
Executive Orders

Executive Orders

John Boehner and his obstructionist GOP-controlled House are suing Obama because of his use of executive orders. Meanwhile, Obama hasn't even used that many executive orders compared to past presidents.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 5, 2014

Around the NHL: Ex-Penguins center Brian Gibbons signs with Jackets

The Blue Jackets added another candidate to play on their fourth line yesterday, signing former Pittsburgh Penguins center Brian Gibbons to a one-year, two-way contract.
Top Ten City

Top Ten City

Pittsburgh made another top ten list .... yahooooooo ... ZZZZZZZ. I think we are getting a little spoiled. Now, the Travel Channel says we are a vacation destination. For West Virginians, maybe.

Rossi: One last thing about James Neal.

An easy target, James Neal was also never the biggest reason the Penguins' lost in the last four postseasons. Passing the free agency puck to Josh Yohe...
Beaver County Times Jun 29, 2014
NHL Draft: Rutherford already beginning to change Penguins' look

NHL Draft: Rutherford already beginning to change Penguins' look

PHILADELPHIA – For the better part of a hot, hazy weekend in South Philly, the Penguins general manager present and would-be Penguins general mangers future huddled quietly around a circular table in

Kovacevic: Penguins come together at table

PHILADELPHIA — It’s hard to imagine how haphazard the Penguins’ table at the NHL Draft must have come across to the casual observer inside Wells ...
Beaver County Times Jun 28, 2014
Penguins Draft Overview: Forward thinking

Penguins Draft Overview: Forward thinking

PHILADELPHIA -- Clearly, there has been a philosophical change when it comes to drafting forwards under new GM Jim Rutherford. Namely, they drafted them. A lot of them. Four of their five picks this w

Penguins Player News

  • 1 Brandon Sutter

    Brandon Sutter

    Rumour: Edmonton Oilers have “keen interest” in Pittsburgh Penguins’ Brandon Sutter

  • Christian Ehrhoff

    Christian Ehrhoff

    Ehrhoff eager for restart with Penguins

  • Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby

    Botchford: Sedins escape the blame game unscathed

  • Patric Hornqvist

    Patric Hornqvist

    Penguins' Hornqvist in front of scoring goals from the crease

  • Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin

    NHL | Blue Jackets: Changes in rosters alter outlook for Metro teams

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