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3 Pittsburgh Penguins Players Not Pulling Their Weight in 2nd Round of Playoffs

May 20th, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins are on quite a warpath in the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. The only thing that can slow them down now is players not pulling their weight. They ousted the New York Islanders in six games in the first round of the playoffs, and currently hold a 2-1 ...

Setting Expectations for Pittsburgh Penguins Stars During 2013 Postseason

April 25th, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins have clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference, earning them home ice in the playoffs. They boast incredible depth, but their stars will need to shine for the Penguins to have a successful Stanley Cup campaign. Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, James Neal, Kris Letang and Marc-Andre ...

Breaking Down Each New Arrival’s Future with the Pittsburgh Penguins

April 4th, 2013
As the NHL trade deadline closed in, general manager Ray Shero and the Pittsburgh Penguins made an impact. The blockbuster acquisitions of Jarome Iginla and Brenden Morrow, among others, make one thing clear—Shero is all in. Of course, every team’s ultimate goal is to win the Stanley Cup. Depending on ...

Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Should Consider Trading Kris Letang

March 22nd, 2013
He is a staple of their blue line, but the Pittsburgh Penguins should explore options for trading Stanley Cup defenseman Kris Letang. When Letang is healthy, he’s a Norris Trophy candidate. This season has been no different—he’s tallied three goals and 28 points and is plus-11 in 27 games. The ...

Updated Stat Predictions for the Pittsburgh Penguins 10 Best Players

March 12th, 2013
With just over half the season done, Pittsburgh Penguins rank second in the Eastern Conference. The surging offense of theirs warrants an update to the early-season statistics predictions for Sidney Crosby and company. Some players haven’t quite lived up to expectations while others have enjoyed offensive explosions. Yet others, like ...

Power Ranking the Most Exciting Players Halfway Through the 2013 NHL Season

March 8th, 2013
The lockout-shortened season has allowed talented players like David Clarkson and Eric Staal to step into the spotlight, in addition to the regular crop of superstars such as Sidney Crosby and Steven Stamkos. Of course, the goal scorers and playmakers will always capture the attention of fans. There’s something about ...

Washington Capitals 5-1 Win vs. New Jersey Devils Highlights Inconsistency

February 23rd, 2013
Between the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils and Alexander Ovechkin’s hat trick, fans in D.C. have a lot to celebrate. Even so, the game highlights the team’s struggle with consistency this season. The Caps went 2-8-1 through their first 11 games before mounting a three-game winning ...

Penguins vs. Flyers: 5 Reasons to Tune into Wedensday’s Matchup

February 19th, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins will host the Philadelphia Flyers for the first time since opening day. There are plenty of reasons to tune into this game, which may as well be their first meeting of the season. When the Penguins and Flyers last played, they were completely different teams. Between the ...

3 Changes Dan Bylsma Must Make for the Pittsburgh Penguins to Contend

January 29th, 2013
After bursting out of the gates with two decisive wins over divisional opponents, the Pittsburgh Penguins have cooled off a bit. Dan Bylsma should make a handful of changes to ensure his club is a contender for the Stanley Cup. The Penguins are 12th in the NHL for most goals ...

Positives and Negatives from the Start of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2013 Season

January 28th, 2013
The Pittsburgh Penguins had a hot start to the 2013 NHL season, but their momentum quickly faded as the first week of the season progressed. The first five games of their 48-game schedule reveal a few positives and negatives about the team’s start. Pittsburgh started off strong with two back-to-back ...