The Pittsburgh Penguins have had a lackluster first quarter of the season, to say the least. Pittsburgh is locked in a three-way tie for third in the Metropolitan division with both teams from New York, and sit three points out … Continue reading Sidney Crosby (and depth scoring) is just what the Penguins needed
The Pittsburgh Penguins look to rebound after a longer summer than they all wanted. After watching their rival Washington Capitals lift the Stanley Cup, the Penguins are motivated to get back to the top and win their third Cup in … Continue reading 2018-19 Penguins Center Preview
In winning the Stanley Cup in 2015, the Penguins found a recipe for success: depth on all four lines. They took that advice into 2016 and did it again. In 2017, the Penguins again bolstered this with the mid-season Derick Brassard … Continue reading Flavell: Pens’ bottom-six as lethal as it’s been
It has now been reported by a couple reliable sources that the Penguins will sign free agent defenseman Jack Johnson to a 5 year×$16 million deal. It’ll pay him around 3-3.5 AAV (average annual value). Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick … Continue reading Pen to paper
Will the 3rd line center position be found via trade or will it be found “in house”? That is the question surrounding the team. If the Penguins have anything to do with it then they’ll make a trade before the … Continue reading Is Sheahan The 3rd Line Center?
What if I told you, that in a 5-1 dismantling of their bitter interstate rival, the game winning goal would come from a 4th liner? And that 3 of the 5 goals came from either a 4th liner or an … Continue reading Secondary Scoring Rises
The Penguins have had one of the better bottom six forward groups in the league for the past two years. This year’s bottom six is not that. Let’s just state the obvious, this bottom six could use some work. Losing … Continue reading Should We Expect More From the Bottom Six?
RileySheahan definitely is no Sidney Crosby or a solid 3rd liner but he’s improving. He would be a viable option at 4th line center for the Pens after they gain a solid 3rd line center as he’s been playing solid … Continue reading Sheahan Better Option Than Cullen?
Last week, Penguins GM Jim Rutherford made a trade sending Scott Wilson and a 3rd round selection to the Detroit Red Wings for Riley Sheahan and a 5th round draft choice. Tuesday night was Sheahan’s first game as a Penguin … Continue reading Sheahan Makes Solid First Impression
The Penguins made a splash on Saturday acquiring Riley Sheahan and a fifth round draft choice for Scott Wilson and a third rounder. The hope is that Sheahan can fill the third-line center void left by the departures of Nick Bonino and Matt Cullen. This … Continue reading What Will Sheahan Bring To Pittsburgh?