Hockey and Coffee: Week of October 22 – 29

The Galchenyuk Situation Mario Tremblay reported Thursday on his radio show in Montreal that Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk spent time in rehab over the summer. For those who do not know who Tremblay is, he is the head coach that left Patrick Roy in for the 9 goal embarrassment that ended up being his last game as a Canadien. Tremblay reported this as if everyone knew … Continue reading Hockey and Coffee: Week of October 22 – 29

Hockey & Coffee: Week of October 8 – 14

Welcome to the newest blog here on LTP that will be posted every Monday morning at 9am that I am calling Hockey & Coffee. So, what exactly is Hockey & Coffee going to be? I will highlight three of the biggest news stories, games, and even trades throughout the ENTIRE NHL, not just the Penguins. I’m going to throw in some different stuff each week … Continue reading Hockey & Coffee: Week of October 8 – 14

Three Takeaways: Pens Top Panthers 4-3

The Pittsburgh Penguins squeak out a victory against the Florida Panthers, despite a desperate effort by the Panthers in the final minute of the game. Some notible changes were made before entering this game, here are my three takeaways: Special Teams Despite giving up the one power play goal in the second period, the PK group looked absolutely amazing tonight. They appeared to win almost … Continue reading Three Takeaways: Pens Top Panthers 4-3

Metropolitan Division Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Coach: Bill Peters Record and Standing: 36-31-15, Finished 7th in the Metropolitan Division Key Additions: -Scott Darling -Justin Williams -Marcus Kruger -Trevor Van Riemsdyk -Jaccob Slavin (extension) Key Subtractions: -Eddie Lack -Ryan Murphy  Preview It appears that the Canes have addressed their two biggest issues this offseason, those being goaltending and leadership; all while locking up younger players for the future. Justin Williams, aka Mr. … Continue reading Metropolitan Division Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Unsung Heroes

Overtime, Game 7; these are the games as hockey fans we love. Thursday night, the Penguins defeated the Senators 3-2 in double overtime to clinch their bid to the Stanley Cup Finals vs the Nashville Predators. The game winning goal coming from 37-year-old Chris Kunitz, which was his second goal of the night. This entire playoff, and regular season has been filled with unsung heroes. … Continue reading Unsung Heroes