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Pittsburgh Penguins Desperately Need Evgeni Malkin To Step Up His Game

November 4th, 2010
The struggles of the starting goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins have been well documented early in the 2010-2011 NHL season. However, a higher profile superstar has been playing much worse. Evgeni Malkin is easily having the worst season of his young NHL career.  His stat line so far this year projects out to ...

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Flower Wilts in Tampa Bay Heat as Pens Fall 5-3

October 27th, 2010
So far this season, a goaltender controversy has been brewing in Pittsburgh, as Marc-Andre Fleury, the starting goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-4-1) has not exactly lit the world on fire. He has a nice knack of giving up early goals which put the Penguins on their heels. Tonight, for his ...

NHL: Why Instant Replay Is Needed To Review Blindside Hits

October 18th, 2010
I'm sure by now many of you have heard about how the NHL is cracking down on blindside and lateral hits on players.  It's called Rule 48. According to the NHL official rule 48.1, a lateral or blind side hit to an opponent where the head is targeted and/or the principle ...

Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers: Pens Bully the Broad Street Bullies

October 16th, 2010
Daniel Briere drew first blood, but it was a river of orange blood that flowed for the remainder of the game.  The Penguins (3-3) scored five unanswered goals on their way to a convincing 5-1 win Saturday night over the rival Philadelphia Flyers (2-2-1).  The win avenged last week’s win ...

Pittsburgh Penguins-New York Islanders: Destiny Finally Found Her Way Home!

October 15th, 2010
Let’s offer up some first thoughts on two really big firsts.Congratulations to Eric Tangradi on his first NHL goal, which he scored in the first-ever win for the Penguins at the Consol Energy Center. Thank god I don’t have to hear Steigy say that 1,492 more times in the next home ...