11:34 AM EST, Mon February 18, 2019
The Hockey Writers 13 mins ago

Penguins Defense Holding Back Lethal Offense

The Pittsburgh Penguins hosted back-to-back games this weekend against the Calgary Flames and New York Rangers. Despite scoring 10 goals in those contests, they also gave up 10 and split the two games. While the defense is obviously struggling, it’s refreshing to see the offense kicking it into another gear. Returning Players Ignite Offense This […] The post Penguins Defense Holding Back Lethal Offense appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh 2 hours ago
Projecting how many points the Penguins could finish the season with

Projecting how many points the Penguins could finish the season with

A look down the stretch at what Pittsburgh is dealing with in their bid to make the playoffs After a predictably unpredictable weekend, here’s the playoff picture in the East as of today: Carolina keeps winning and I feel like no one is really talking about it but the bloom might be off the rose for Montreal losing three straight games and falling way off the pace of the three strong Atlantic teams. Buffalo also had a bad weekend and have really been one of the worst teams in the league over the last several weeks, their playoff chances appear to be fading fast....
PensBurgh 3 hours ago
WBS Weekly: “we’re very close to a resolution” for Penguins/Wilkes-Barre decision on future

WBS Weekly: “we’re very close to a resolution” for Penguins/Wilkes-Barre decision on future

The WBS Penguins take four out of a possible six points this week, as the playoffs loom larger with each week. Let’s open this week’s recap of the WBS Penguins not on the ice, but in a board room. On Wednesday, February 13, the Luzerne County Convention Center Authority, the governmental body that owns the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (home of the WBS Penguins), held its monthly meeting. As reported by the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader’s Jerry Lynott on February 14, a resident asked the Authority’s board during the meeting what the progress of the negotiations was between the...
PensBurgh 4 hours ago
Pens Points: Never Easy

Pens Points: Never Easy

There’s a recap of yesterday’s game, Kris Letang is scoring in bunches, and the team is ok with giving up shots. All that and more in today’s Pens Points! Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning... ICYMI: The Penguins met the New York Rangers yesterday in an afternoon Metro matchup. In a game of ups and downs, twists and turns, and everything in between, the Pens eked out a crazy 6-5 win over their rivals. [Pensburgh] Including yesterday’s win, Kris Letang is on one heck of a goal-scoring spree. [Post-Gazette] Heading into December 2018, Bryan Rust was nowhere to be found...
Big Easy Mafia 5 hours ago

Tim Benz: Zach Aston-Reese looks like best fit on Evgeni Malkin’s left wing

After the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers on Sunday afternoon, Zach Aston-Reese made a prediction.