Penguins Need Schultz to Fulfill an Important Role

Last season, Justin Schultz wasn’t too high on himself.  The former college hockey standout with the Wisconsin Badgers was having the worst season of his career with a very upset Oilers franchise. Garnering high expectations ever since his inception with the Oilers, Justin was simply not living up to be the potential Norris-winning defenseman that the team envisioned him to become. Fed up with the … Continue reading Penguins Need Schultz to Fulfill an Important Role

This Penguins Team is Much, Much Different

The second-most difficult task in professional sports is winning a championship. There’s many difficult layers and aspects to winning the highly desired prize, and many professional sports franchises are never able to call themselves the cream of the crop, or simply, the best of the world. While many will believe that winning a championship is the most daunting and difficult task for a club to … Continue reading This Penguins Team is Much, Much Different

2016 Penguins Preview: AHL Player Predictions

During last seasons incredible championship run, the Penguins were led by a few dominant forces. Phil Kessel was able to silence his haters, Matt Murray put up an amazing rookie performance, and Sidney Crosby solidified his spot as the world’s greatest. While Matt Murray was by far the Penguins best rookie, many players seem to overlook all of the other rookies that had quality minutes … Continue reading 2016 Penguins Preview: AHL Player Predictions

Starting Job A Fleury of Activity

After suffering from concussions toward the end of the season, Marc-Andre Fleury lost his starting goaltending position to rookie goaltender Matt Murray. Once Murray hit a small slump in the Eastern Conference Finals against Tampa Bay, the Penguins have Fleury one last shot. Playing in game five, Fleury just didn’t look his best. The Penguins lost the game in overtime and Fleury admitted to not … Continue reading Starting Job A Fleury of Activity

Where Are They Now?: Pens’ First Rounders

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a trend of trading first round draft picks. Sometimes trading a first round pick turns into Phil Kessel, who helped bring a Stanley Cup to Pittsburgh. Other times, trading a first round pick turns into two months of Jarome Iginla. Regardless, this article will dive into the Penguins last 10 years of first round picks and where they are now. 2007- … Continue reading Where Are They Now?: Pens’ First Rounders

Schultz Signing Bolsters Penguins Defense

A deal that many people saw as improbable, the Penguins resigned Justin Schultz to a one year, $1.4 million contract. With veteran defenseman Ben Lovejoy leaving the Penguins in free agency, there was still a need for another defenseman. Derrick Pouliot can be a future top pairing defenseman, but this Penguins team is in a win now mode. That is why signing Schultz is critical … Continue reading Schultz Signing Bolsters Penguins Defense

Reviewing the Penguins Rookies

The Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions. With stars like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, and Phil Kessel on a team, it’s easy to imagine a team being so successful. Earlier in the season, though, they weren’t. This Penguins team was flat. They played boring hockey and fans called for the team to blow up the core. The jump from 12th in the division to … Continue reading Reviewing the Penguins Rookies

Greatest Stanley Cup Perfomance By A Penguin

With the Stanley Cup Finals now into action, we look back at the past at some of the greatest performances by a Penguin in the finals. Whether it was a big save, a huge goal, or a game or series changing moment, the following are moments a Penguins fan will never forget. 1991 Stanley Cup Finals: Mario Lemieux- The Pittsburgh Penguins, under head coach “Badger” … Continue reading Greatest Stanley Cup Perfomance By A Penguin