5:11 PM EDT, Sun May 20, 2018
PensBurgh 9 hours ago
Sunday: My Top Five Road Venues

Sunday: My Top Five Road Venues

What are the best places away from Pittsburgh to watch the Penguins? For today’s top five, we’re thinking about hitting the road and the top five places to see the Penguins play away from Pittsburgh. Please remember, dear reader, that below is simply the writer’s list. And while it is the correct and 100% accurate take (as usual), your list can and will vary due to geography, preference, family in various parts of the country, your kids dragging you to Disneyland, etc. So share your list of favorite places, or places you would love to go to one day in the comments below. Honorable...
PensBurgh May 19, 2018
Saturday open thread: Conference finals getting serious

Saturday open thread: Conference finals getting serious

How are you spending your weekend? It’s the weekend, and how about that Marc-Andre Fleury last night huh? (Note: actually writing this on Friday so I don’t know how he did in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals but it could apply either way, right?) Ready for Capitals/Lightning tonight in a pivotal Game 5? Can the home team finally win a game in this series? Hopefully so. The Tampa power play is fun to watch, one random, probably inconsequential thing I’ve noticed is how much better they are at winning back pucks in the zone than the Penguins are. They seem a bit more relentless,...

Need a post-Penguins playoff team? A six-pack of reasons to cheer for Vegas.

LAS VEGAS — James Neal looked up at the throng of microphones in front of his face, took a deep breath and cracked a rare smile.

Marc-Andre Fleury and the Golden Knights are putting on a show. Vegas has noticed.

LAS VEGAS — Abby Nolder remembers the moment like it was yesterday. The 33-year-old Beaver County native, now living in the Southern Highlands area of Las Vegas, was walking to her car following a night of work at an area hotel and saw a familiar sight: former Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury walking toward her, about 50 yards away.
PensBurgh May 18, 2018
Offseason Reflections: was opting not to re-sign Chris Kunitz the right move?

Offseason Reflections: was opting not to re-sign Chris Kunitz the right move?

An early playoff exit and long offseason sometimes forces us to lament about the decisions made last year. Was the decision to let Chris Kunitz walk ultimately the right one? We think so. After agreeing to a one-year $2 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on July 1, 2017, four-time Stanley Cup winner Chris Kunitz effectively ended his tenure in Pittsburgh. He listed reasons like “change is good” and “sometimes when you’re (the team) so close, everybody gets kind of complacent,” while also drawing many similarities between the Lightning and the Penguins styles of play —...