12:41 AM EDT, Sun October 21, 2018
Last Word on Hockey 8 hours ago
Pittsburgh Penguins Kris Letang Continues Great Start

Pittsburgh Penguins Kris Letang Continues Great Start

To say that Kris Letang was not himself last season would be the understatement of the century. He put up 51 points but he wasn't as sharp defensively as could be expected in previous years. Letang would often get burned very badly on goals. He was mostly responsible for the two back-breaking goals in Game 5 against the Washington Capitals in the playoffs, a loss which put the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-2 series deficit. With a new season though comes new opportunity and through six games, Letang is showing the signs that he's getting back to where he was. Kris Letang Continues Great Start...
PensBurgh 14 hours ago
Saturday Pens Points: Another nice contract comparable for Guentzel

Saturday Pens Points: Another nice contract comparable for Guentzel

News and notes around the NHL on a non-game day Saturday for Pittsburgh No game yesterday, today or anytime soon for the Penguins, so let’s make some chicken salad and see what’s going on around the hockey world. The Pens had enough of a break in the schedule to where they could have returned home after the Toronto game, but instead are going out to Western Canada early for some team-building getaways in the resort town of Banff, Alberta. Must be nice! [Tribune-Review - Bombulie] Vegas locked up Alex Tuch for seven years at a rate of $4.75m per. Gotta love that comparable to add to the...
The Hockey Writers 15 hours ago

Penguins Pulpit: Letang, Dumoulin, Malkin & Murray

It can’t be easy for the Pittsburgh Penguins to get into a rhythm right now. Since opening their season on Oct. 4, they’ve played just six games in 15 days, or once every three days. Week three of the season was no exception, as the Penguins had another two-game slate. On Tuesday night, the Penguins […] The post Penguins Pulpit: Letang, Dumoulin, Malkin & Murray appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Oct 19, 2018
Trending Penguins Players: Do not give up on Matt Murray just yet

Trending Penguins Players: Do not give up on Matt Murray just yet

He returned to the lineup with one of his best games over the past year. It is Friday and that means it is time for our weekly look at which Penguins players are trending up, and which Penguins players are trending down. It has been three games since we checked in exactly one week ago and the Penguins have been a pretty big mixed bag during that time. Early on it looks like they just need a reason to care. Who’s Up Matt Murray — One of my favorite things about Matt Murray is just how downright defiant he is after bad games. In having a discussion about him during his second season in...
PensBurgh Oct 19, 2018
Pens Points: Muffling the Maple Leafs

Pens Points: Muffling the Maple Leafs

There’s a recap of last night’s game, Brassard is providing versatility, and a certain Penguins prospect is leaving a physical mark on the ice. All that and more in today’s Pens Points! Here are your Pens Points for this Friday morning... The Penguins kicked off a Canadian road trip with their first stop coming in Toronto with a clash against the red-hot Maple Leafs. By night’s end, Auston Matthews and John Tavares were nowhere to be found and the Penguins claimed a solid 3-0 victory. [Recap] Part of the Penguins’ struggles early on have been because of their shoddy puck...