The Penguins have options with Derick Brassard

Clearly, Derick Brassard‘s transition from defensive trap to all-out offense and go score hockey hasn’t gone as he;d like it to thus far. In his first six games, Brassard has two points (1 G, 1 A) and has looked a bit out of sorts at times. Changing systems entirely will do that to you. Brassard is a very skilled player and will heat up so don’t … Continue reading The Penguins have options with Derick Brassard

Young guys possess veteran traits

The young guns of the Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t long learning from the veterans about winning. Two Stanley Cups in two seasons means most of the up and comers don’t know what losing is. Watching Sidney Crosby every day must be a great motivator. Conor Sheary skates low with the leg strength style and passing vision of captain Crosby. Bryan Rust has the sheer determination of … Continue reading Young guys possess veteran traits

Penguins Fantasy Hockey Predictions

Around this time of year, most people are focused on their upcoming fantasy football drafts and not too much so with hockey. I am here to help. Instead of previewing the entire league, I will be noting some Penguins who I believe should be on your roster regardless of your league size. I will also be noting a few players who could deserve a look … Continue reading Penguins Fantasy Hockey Predictions

Is It That Far Fetched To Give Sheary A Break?

As the Penguins head into game two, they will likely be getting forward Carl Hagelin back from injury. This is a development that many analysts believe could swing the series in the Pens’ favor. Now, after winning game one, the Pens could have the Capitals teetering coming back to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. With a lineup playing very as well as of late winning five … Continue reading Is It That Far Fetched To Give Sheary A Break?

Penguins Have Affinity For NCAA Players

Throughout the 2016-17 season we have seen a lot of new names in and out of the lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Most of these names are young talent coming from the Penguins farm system. Names such as Chad Rudwedel, Scott Wilson, and Carter Rowney are in and out of the lineup due to injuries. Players like Phil Kessel, Conor Sheary, and Chris Kuntiz are … Continue reading Penguins Have Affinity For NCAA Players

Sid and the Kids Line Must Remain Together

Plenty of players have been shuffled through the lines on this Pittsburgh team. A lot of it has to do with the never ending train of injuries suffered, but coach Mike Sullivan always likes to mix it up. Sometimes you catch lightning in a bottle right away, and no I’m not talking about the Tampa Bay Lightning. Other times you build up time before you really … Continue reading Sid and the Kids Line Must Remain Together

Depth of Pens Vital To Playoff Return

Unfortunately the injury bug has bit the Pittsburgh Penguins again, this time it has hit Conor Sheary. An upper body injury will leave the 2nd year youngster out for 4-6 weeks, very sad to see as Sheary and Sidney Crosby have built such phenomenal chemistry since the Stanley Cup Finals last year and into this season. The 1-2 punch has been such a force that it … Continue reading Depth of Pens Vital To Playoff Return