12:08 PM EST, Tue February 28, 2017
The Hockey Writers

Injuries Will Make the Penguins Stronger

As the cliche goes, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. That was certainly true for the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins, and it could very well be the case again in 2017. Pittsburgh is currently without five key players – Kris Letang, Conor Sheary, Bryan Rust, Trevor Daley, Olli Maatta – from its Stanley Cup winning team […]

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Was Hainsey Trade a Smart One?

It was announced this week that Kris Letang has a day-to-day injury — of course he does. With that news and the fact that Olli Maatta and Trevor Daley are still out while Justin Schultz remains questionable, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ defense became pretty much just Brian Dumoulin and Ian Cole. Stay strong, guys. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford responded […]

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Morning Skate Memo: Pens won’t hide Hainsey in D-man’s debut

It’ll take likely no more than 10 or 15 minutes in Saturday’s Stadium Series game at Heinz Field to determine how much trust Penguins coach Mike Sullivan already places in blueline addition Ron Hainsey. There’s no shortage of minutes for Sullivan to distribute to his defensemen with Kris Letang (upper-body injury), Olli Maatta (hand) and […]

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Kuhnhackl Gets A Second Chance

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been hurting as of late. Their injured reserve list over the past few months has included enough core players to make any fan wince. Recent injuries have included those to Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and Carl Hagelin. Right now, the Penguins are missing defensemen Olli Maatta and Justin Schultz, both significant losses as they […]