Pittsburgh Penguins: Arron Asham, Mike Comrie Making Loud Statements

September 25th, 2010 by Laura Falcon Leave a reply »
All was quiet on the Pittsburgh front as the lazy summer days of August faded away into another miserable month without hockey.

Ever since the Pittsburgh Penguins faced the stunning defeat against the Montreal Canadiens in the 2010 Stanley Cup semifinals, fans waited anxiously for the NHL Entry Draft, the start of free agency, and the eventual countdown to the start of training camp, the reassurance that the start of the season is just around the corner.

It would be a time to begin anew, with not only a fresh team, but a fresh sheet of ice surrounded by a state-of-the-art arena, ready to be initiated as the newest home for the Pittsburgh family.

At this point in August, the free agency had dwindled into depth signings for AHL rosters, a sign for many NHL teams that their 2010-11 roster was set and ready for training camp.

With the big signings of Paul Martin and Zbynek Michalek on the first day of free agency, many fans naturally assumed that the gaps on forward would be filled by AHL'ers because of what little remained of the salary cap.

Not the case, we would quickly see.

On Aug. 20, Penguins fans did a dou ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.