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Penguins GM Ray Shero Sets the NHL Trade Market

March 26th, 2013
The Pens' general manager acquired power forward Brenden Morrow from the Dallas Stars and rugged defenseman Douglas Murray from the San Jose Sharks, proving in the process that he's the best general manager in the NHL.Shero got the guys he wanted, and he got them before anyone else had ...

Looking Ahead at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ March Schedule

February 26th, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins are gearing up for their busiest month of the 2013 NHL season, playing 15 games over 30 days in March. Of the Penguins’ 15 games, 10 are at home. This will be a welcome change after playing only two of seven games at home in January and ...

Evgeni Malkin’s Injury and Why Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Shouldn’t Panic (Yet)

February 23rd, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins bounced back from a heartbreaking 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night to take down the Florida Panthers 3-1 at Consol Energy Center. But in this game, the final score is merely a footnote. The big story is the injury to defending league MVP Evgeni ...

6 NHL Teams That Have Goaltending Controversies Brewing

February 2nd, 2013
It's a 48-game dash to the postseason, and with so few games coaches and general managers don't have the luxury to let their goaltenders play through early-season struggles.With abbreviated training camps and zero preseason games to sharpen their skills, many teams have stumbled out of the blocks. As teams work ...

Five Penguins Prospects That Could Transform the Pens’ Defense

January 8th, 2013
The sportsbooks in Las Vegas have the Pittsburgh Penguins as the odds-on favorites to take home the 2012-2013 Stanley Cup at 8-to-1. Certainly a strong case can be made for the Pens as they enter the season with a (finally) healthy Sidney Crosby, defending Hart/Calder/Ted Lindsay winner Evgeni Malkin and ...

Anze Kopitar’s Injury and What It Means for the L.A. Kings Playoff Hopes

March 26th, 2011
Heading into today's game against the Colorado Avalanche the L.A. Kings had points in eight of their last 10, and found themselves in a tie for fifth in the Western Conference with the Nashville Predators. The Avs had points in just two of their last 10, finding themselves next to ...