3:55 PM EST, Mon January 21, 2019
The Hockey Writers 1 hour ago

4 Questions the Penguins Will Face After the All-Star Break

The Pittsburgh Penguins will head into the 2019 All-Star break with a 26-16-6 record, good for 58 points and fourth place in a tight Metropolitan Division. The team is holding on to the second wild-card spot for dear life despite having the fourth-best goal differential in the Eastern Conference. There’s still plenty of reason to […] The post 4 Questions the Penguins Will Face After the All-Star Break appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Big Easy Mafia 3 hours ago

First Penguins coach, George 'Red' Sullivan, dies at age 89

George "Red" Sullivan, who coached the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first two seasons in franchise history from 1967-69, died Saturday in his hometown of Peterborough, ...
PensBurgh 6 hours ago
Penguins’ team defense lacks consistency, continues to struggle

Penguins’ team defense lacks consistency, continues to struggle

The Penguins’ lack of consistency continues to stifle an otherwise talented team and is forcing them to play from behind. Generally speaking, the California trip didn’t go as well as it should’ve. It saw the Penguins drop a dud against one of the league’s worst teams in the Los Angeles Kings (even though they dominated possession) after needing a big comeback to win against a seriously struggling Anaheim club the night before. It also featured a complete meltdown in San Jose where Pittsburgh got completely caved in in its defensive zone, and a game against another struggling team in...
The Hockey Writers 7 hours ago

Blandisi Adds to Penguins’ List of Subtle Acquisitions

At 2:11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Jan. 17, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced their most-recent trade: a one-for-one move sending fourth-line call-up Derek Grant to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Joseph Blandisi, who played a similar role with the Western Conference club. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford has been known throughout the league in […] The post Blandisi Adds to Penguins’ List of Subtle Acquisitions appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh 7 hours ago
WBS Weekly: Tough pair of home losses, Blandisi joins the team

WBS Weekly: Tough pair of home losses, Blandisi joins the team

The WBS Penguins drop two home games in a span of 24 hours to fall to sixth place in the Atlantic Division. In the shadow of looming uncertainty regarding the future of the WBS Penguins, fans were greeted this past Friday night by one fan standing outside the ticket booths with a handwritten sign saying simply: OUR TOWN OUR TEAM SAVE THE WBS PENGUINS Friday, January 18: Rochester 5 @ WBS 4 Welcome back to the lineup Sam Miletic and @Ztrotman4 ! Check out tonight's line combinations and defensive pairings for the #WBSPens against the @AmerksHockey - #WBS20 pic.twitter.com/UameM6BkX9—...