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A Rare Reason for Pittsburgh Penguins Fans to Cheer for the Philadelphia Flyers

April 21st, 2010
I'm not going to lie. Right now, I'm a Philadelphia Flyers fan. And as I say such a thing, a certain few that read this may indeed regurgitate a little something that didn't have a chance to make it all the way down. As a dedicated Pittsburgh Penguins fan through thick and thin, ...

The Naked Truth: Dorell Wright Aside, Miami Heat Undressing Opponents

March 30th, 2010
March and April is the perfect time for a basketball team to get hot. The Miami Heat are currently 11-3 in March, and pending the outcome of Wednesday's contest with the Detroit Pistons, the team could come within one victory of their total winning output in January and February—combined. The Heat are ...

Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals: Play Winter Classic at Beaver Stadium

March 30th, 2010
The Pittsburgh Tribune Review has reported the Pittsburgh Penguins are "a leading candidate" to host the annual Winter Classic game in 2011. The game would be played at Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers , and although PNC Park, home to the Pittsburgh Pirates , had inquired about hosting the ...

Martin Brodeur’s 600 Win Club: Which NHL Goaltenders Will Join Him?

March 29th, 2010
Martin Brodeur is in the process of opening up a new establishment, one which will be known as the "600 Win Club." This season, the New Jersey Devils' goaltender broke his own record of seasons with 40 or more wins, resetting the bar to an incredible eight years. Despite an injury preventing ...

Miami Heat: More Ideal Opponent in First Round, Boston Celtics or Orlando Magic?

March 23rd, 2010
For Miami to extend their season, not only will they have to solidify a playoff spot, but they will have to draw the Boston Celtics or Orlando Magic in the first round. Let's be realistic. The Miami Heat are not destined to win an NBA championship in 2010. It's just ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: Division Leading Record Oozing With Deception

March 23rd, 2010
The Pittsburgh Penguins are on pace for one of their best point totals in franchise history. The statistic, at this point, is totally misleading. The defending Stanley Cup champions are comfortably in position for a playoff spot with under 10 games remaining in the season, yet hiding within this exceptional record lies ...

Boston Bruins More Dejected Than Objective in Shutout Loss

March 18th, 2010
It took less than two minutes for Matt Cooke to face the wrath of retaliation and revenge. It took Bruins fans not much longer to switch from booing Cooke, to booing their own team. The media hype surrounding Thursday nights contest between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins gave fans around ...

NHL: Matt Cooke Hit Unpunished, Colin Campbell Declares Headshots Legal

March 10th, 2010
Get your headshots in while they are still legal. That was the message Colin Campbell and the NHL declared to its players on Wednesday following the decision not to suspend Matt Cooke for his blindside hit on Marc Savard last Sunday. You have got to be kidding. Colin Campbell let Cooke, a repeat offender, off ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: Matt Cooke’s Hit on Marc Savard Deserves Big Suspension

March 7th, 2010
Marc Savard never saw it coming. Likewise, the chances of remembering the collision--doubtful. Late in the third period of an intense 2-1 contest between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins , Savard found himself just inside the blue line with a bouncing puck that surprisingly found his stick. As he fired the puck ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: Be Realistic and Don’t Overhaul This Year

March 2nd, 2010
The trade deadline is one of the most entertaining portions of an NHL season. Rumors abound, and the casual fans' fantasy world explodes. Don't be ridiculous, Pittsburgh. The Penguins are not going to make a major move as the trade deadline approaches. We all know general manager Ray Shero is quite capable of ...