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Should You Trade Sidney Crosby? by @Nick422

With his struggles worrying a fanbase, and the team's lack of interesting product on ice, it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 20 – Unfortunate Bounces Lead to Unfortunate 3-1 Loss for Pens

Sharks 3  Pens 1 Record: 12-8-0, 24 pts Goals Kessel (7) (PP) from Hornqvist, Crosby PenaltiesHornqvist (interference) – Unnecessary (skates along the blue line and collides into Braun to take him down as Braun is backing up into that same area with Malkin carrying the puck)Kunitz (interference) – Unnecessary (lets his skate hit Pavelski’s at center ice instead of avoiding...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 20 Recap. Go to hell. Pens fall to Sharks 3-1.

Recap pic says it all. Sometimes this season watching the Penguins is like gearing up for a fringe acquaintance’s birthday party Sharks were all business, and the Penguins looked dead. Here is a 5 second recap: Meesh later with some actual thoughts. Have a great weekend.  
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 20 – Penguins 1, Sharks 3

By: @chetstead The Penguins experienced a bit of a letdown after two encouraging games. The visiting Sharks held the Penguins to a single goal despite the fact that Pittsburgh took close to 40 shots in the game. A couple unfortunate bounces gave the Sharks the lead and the Pens simply couldn’t beat Martin Jones to get back in the game. It was Paul Martin’s first game back in...
Via The PensNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Penguins Update: November 21, 2015

Here’s a look at how former Penguins have performed thus far in 2015-16. Stats reflect games played through Friday, November 20. James Neal leads the expatriate Pens with nine goals. Neal, Jarome Iginla, Lee Stempniak, and ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr each have 15 points. Stempniak paces the ex-Pens in assists (11). Matt Niskanen and 2007 draft pick Jake Muzzin top the defensemen...
Via PenguinPoop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Update: What’s Wrong With Sid?

It’s a question asked by virtually every Penguins fan. What’s wrong with Sidney Crosby? A prickly one, to be sure. With no easy answers. Heck, this was supposed to be a breakout season for Sid. Especially with sniper Phil Kessel rolling into town to ride shotgun. Instead, the Nova Scotia native’s been held off the scoresheet a stunning 13 times in 19 games. Counting last night’s...
Via PenguinPoop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 19 – Offense is Fun. Pens Win 4-3.

Pens 4  Avalanche 3 Record: 12-7-0, 24 pts Goals Perron (3) from Cole, Bennett Malkin (7) (PP) from Letang, Kessel Kunitz (3) from Bonino Crosby (3) from Dupuis, Cole PenaltiesHornqvist (roughing) – Inconsequential (gets into a scrum with McLeod and several other players that leads to each team getting a minor)Bennett (high-sticking) – Careless (goes for a stick lift on Landeskog...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No Defense for This Blue Line by @BrianK_PI

The Pittsburgh Penguins currently find themselves 5th in the Eastern Conference with 22 points in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via PensInitiative
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins recall Warsofsky in wake of Maatta injury

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is expected to miss considerable time after getting injured versus Minnesota on Tuesday. Charles LeClaire USA TodayWith Olli Maatta sidelined for three-to-four weeks, the Pittsburgh Penguins recalled fellow defenseman David Warsofsky from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League on Thursday.Warsofsky scored one goal and set up...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: Injury Update On Olli Maatta

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins disclosed Wednesday that Olli Maatta suffered an upper body injury during Tuesday’s 4-3 home victory over the Minnesota Wild. The team maintains this upper body mishap is in no way related to his previous injuries. He is still in the hospital under observation and will be re-examined later today. According to Dave Molinari of the Post-Gazette...
Via The PensNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Evgeni Malkin wins game with goal of the year

Apparently, the Pittsburgh Penguins took Evgeni Malkin’s candid rant to heart. No player more so than Malkin himself.A couple days  after venting that the Pens needed to “stop, look in the mirror, and start working,” the stealthy forward led the way in a fiery 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. No moment in the tilt was more marvelous, however, than Malkin’s...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Dumoulin a Pleasant Surprise

Our Pittsburgh Penguins are in a state of flux these days. The team’s up for sale. Superstars are struggling to score. Players are airing their gripes to the press. Rumors are swirling anew that coach Mike Johnston’s job may be in jeopardy. Heck, it’s downright depressing if you’re a Pens fan. Searching for a bright spot? How about the play of Brian Dumoulin. Thrust into...
Via PenguinPoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Crosby on Malkin’s comments: “I don’t think guys are mad at each other”

Headlines were created when Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin expressed his feelings on what was going wrong with the team following a 4-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils. “Everything,” Malkin candidly told reporter Josh Yohe. “We don’t play right. We don’t play hard. We’re mad at each other.” Malkin was justifiably cheesed. The Penguins were pegged to be an offensive...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Fact or Fiction

Crosby is off to the worst season of his careerPhoto credit:Peter Diana / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The 2015-16 season has not been very kind to Sidney Crosby. For a player that has been accustomed to storming through the league on a regular basis, this season has been disappointing to say the least. Crosby has only two goals in 17 games this season, and only nine points in total...
Via The PensNation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild vs. Penguins preview

The scoring woes that plagued the Pittsburgh Penguins at the start of the season have resurfaced, leading to a players-only meeting to hash out the issues. Whatever discussions the Minnesota Wild had about replacing Zach Parise's production have seemed to work. Pittsburgh looks to avoid a fourth defeat in five games Tuesday night when it hosts a Wild team seeking at least a point...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Malkin on Penguins' problems: 'It's not only goals ... it's everything'

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin, center, hasn't liked what he's seen recently. Greg Bartram Greg BartramPittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin didn't hold back when addressing what is ailing his struggling team."It’s not only goals. It’s bad penalties, turnovers, it’s everything," the 2012 Hart Trophy winner told reporters after the Penguins suffered their third...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Looking for a Spark After Lacklustre Performance

PITTSBURGH, PA – OCTOBER 15: Daniel Sprong #41 of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot during the third period against the Ottawa Senators at Consol Energy Center on October 15, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2015-16 season has already been a case study in the emotional highs and lows of an NHL season...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bo Pelini has epic sideline meltdown

Oh, Bo. We’ve missed you.  Bo Pelini, the former Nebraska coach now leading Youngstown State’s football program, suffered another sideline meltdown today.  The 47-year-old coach was upset with the officials late in the fourth quarter. YSU trailed No. 2 North Dakota State, 27-24, with less than 30 seconds remaining in the game. The Penguins had the ball, but a couple unsportsmanlike...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mean old dude steals souvenir puck from young Penguins fan (VIDEO)

They don't call Pittsburgh Steel City for nothing. But, after this old jerk with the bad comb over almost ruined a young Penguins fan's night, they might want to change the spelling and call it Steal City. During a stoppage in play, Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma tossed a puck over the glass, intended for a little boy in a Pirates hat — only to have it snatched away by the...
Via The Other Paper
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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