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Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Pittsburgh Pengu…

Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Pittsburgh Penguins

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(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Penguins' alumni view change as major positive

    Penguins' alumni view change as major positive

    post-gazette.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Denis Herron was a rookie with the Penguins in 1972 when an older goaltender “showed me the ropes a little bit.” That was Jim Rutherford.
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  • Penguins GM likes Marc-Andre Fleury, doesn’t ‘sign before seaso…

    Penguins GM likes Marc-Andre Fleury, doesn’t ‘sign before season’ like him

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (2 days ago)
    It’s no secret that Pittsburgh Penguins fans have a love/hate relationship with Marc-Andre Fleury, in the sense that many love to hate him. But Fleury wasn’t terrible last regular season, nor the year before, posting respectable numbers (.917 EV save pe…
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  • New Penguins coach Mike Johnston takes closer look at right fit…

    New Penguins coach Mike Johnston takes closer look at right fits for his style

    post-gazette.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Mike Johnston has spent more than a little time in his first two months as coach of the Penguins watching video from their 2013-14 season.
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  • Alex Kovalev on P.K. Subban’s $72 million contract: “I don’t un…

    Alex Kovalev on P.K. Subban’s $72 million contract: “I don’t understand why he got so much money”

    In his time as an NHLer, Alex Kovalev was a divisive figure. He had all the natural talent and size to be a dominating player and sometimes he was just that. In 2000-01, he scored 44 goals and 95 points with the Pittsburgh Penguins, a career high. But h…
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  • Penguins defensman Rob Scuderi will focus on a ‘bounce-back yea…

    Penguins defensman Rob Scuderi will focus on a ‘bounce-back year.’

    The Penguins’ Rob Scuderi is 35, has won two Stanley Cup titles, plays the selfless role of a shutdown defenseman, is vocal among his teammates at times, and is the type of veteran who offers a candid assessment of himself and his club when speaking pub…
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  • Penguins' Crosby pleased with how wrist has healed

    Penguins' Crosby pleased with how wrist has healed

    NHL.com ESPN.com Aug 15
    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby said Friday he is pleased with the way his injured right wrist has responded to treatment. "It's good," Crosby told The Associated Press in Estero, Fla., where he has been working out. "You want to see ...
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  • Penguins' Bennett aiming for camp after wrist surgery

    Penguins' Bennett aiming for camp after wrist surgery

    Pittsburgh Penguins forward Beau Bennett resumed skating this week following offseason wrist surgery and said he is not certain he will be ready for the start of training camp in September. "It's almost three months post-surgery next week Wedne...
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  • Ron Cook: NBA injury opens eyes all over

    Ron Cook: NBA injury opens eyes all over

    Perhaps you saw the video of Indiana Pacers star Paul George’s gruesome leg injury. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched it. Forgive him if he saw Sidney Crosby’s face on George’s fallen body. Or Evgeni Malkin’s face. “We all take risks when …
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  • Leafs, Penguins among the NHL’s five most pressure-packed marke…

    Leafs, Penguins among the NHL’s five most pressure-packed markets in 2014-15

    The NHL has always been a pressure-packed league, but from year-to-year, some teams face more pressure than others. Which franchises are going to be dealing with an especially hot seat once the 2014-15 season begins? These five: 5. Washington Capitals. …
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  • Comparing Sidney Crosby with other legends at age 27

    Comparing Sidney Crosby with other legends at age 27

    Happy birthday, Sid the Kid. Hard to believe Sidney Crosby turned 27 Thursday. It feels like we were just watching him light it up with the Rimouski Oceanic and pop the water bottle behind Jose Theodore as an 18-year-old rookie. Crosby is now squarely i…
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  • Rumor Roundup: The Los Angeles Kings’ Justin Williams dilemma

    Rumor Roundup: The Los Angeles Kings’ Justin Williams dilemma

    NBC Sports’ Joe Yerdon speculates the Los Angeles Kings could be in an awkward situation this season with winger Justin Williams, whose clutch play in the 2014 playoffs earned him the Conn Smythe Trophy as post-season MVP. Williams, who turns 33 in Octo…
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  • Penguins sign forward Sutter to 2-year deal

    Penguins sign forward Sutter to 2-year deal

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Brandon Sutter.
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  • Getting To Know: Taylor Pyatt

    Getting To Know: Taylor Pyatt

    Status: Left winger who signed with Geneve-Servette of the Swiss League after playing last year with the Pittsburgh Penguins. HT: 6-4 WT: 230 DOB: August 19, 1981 In: Thunder Bay, Ont. First Hockey Memory: “Skating on the backyard rink with all my broth…
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  • Penguins seek more time on Civic Arena site development

    Penguins seek more time on Civic Arena site development

    As negotiations with Hill District leaders continue, the Penguins are looking for more time to get started on a proposed office, residential and commercial development at the former Civic Arena site.
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  • Newcomer Spaling signs 2-year deal to avoid arbitration

    Newcomer Spaling signs 2-year deal to avoid arbitration

    The Penguins and forward Nick Spaling avoided an arbitration hearing that had been scheduled Thursday when they agreed to a two-year, $4.4 million contract shortly before the hearing. It carries a $2.2 million annual salary-cap hit and runs through the …
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  • Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part one

    Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part one

    As obsessed as I am with hockey, I was once similarly preoccupied with music. I am nowhere near as plugged in as I used to be, but I still love music and since my tastes tend to run on the obscure side, I don’t get a lot of opportunities to talk about m…
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  • Penguins, forward Nick Spaling agree to 2-year, $4.4-million co…

    Penguins, forward Nick Spaling agree to 2-year, $4.4-million contract

    NHL.com Jul 31
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million. The Penguins acquired Spaling and forward Patric Hornquist in a trade with Nashville in June that ...
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  • Penguins' game tickets go on sale Sept. 6

    Penguins' game tickets go on sale Sept. 6

    Individual-game tickets for the Penguins' 2014-15 home schedule will go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 6.
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  • Video - Pens: Crosby Doesn't Need Wrist Surgery 02:14

    Pens: Crosby Doesn't Need Wrist Surgery

    Jul 15
    Craig Custance discusses whether the Penguins should be concerned about Sidney Crosby's injured right wrist even though it's been determined that surgery isn't currently needed.
  • Video - Penguins Trade James Neal To Predators 04:15

    Penguins Trade James Neal To Predators

    Jun 27
    ESPN's Scott Burnside breaks down why the Penguins traded James Neal to the Predators.
  • Video - Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft 05:52

    Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft

    Jun 27
    Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance recap the action from Day 1 of the NHL draft.
  • Video - Penguins To Hire New Head Coach 02:57

    Penguins To Hire New Head Coach

    Jun 25
    Scott Burnside discusses the Penguins' deal to make Mike Johnston their new head coach.

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