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PENGUINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Penguins are trying to acquire a first-round pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins are a team without a first-round pick in the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft. The Penguins shipped their first-round selection (16th overall) to the Edmonton Oilers in the deal which brought in David Perron. Now, the Penguins are trying to jump back into the first round and they’re talking trades with several teams. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Errything: May 21st, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than… ***BREAKING NEWS*** tPB has receieved an exclusive photo of Mike Babcock before his press conference with the Maple Leafs today. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -Not much news…but a lot of conjecture from blogs and such ***CONJECTUREWA….Nah…not this time –...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: IT’S BABCOCK DAY!!!!!!

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than having your overtime game winner crapped all over by a dumb rule. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS –  Pierre LeBrun has an interview with Sidney Crosby about the results at the IIHF World Championships.  Seems he feels positive about next season. “I know we lost...
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff changes coming in Pittsburgh?

Most of the front office staff that was inherited by GM Jim Rutherford is still employed by the Pittsburgh Penguins. With a number of jobs open or opening league-wide, that may not remain the case for long.When the off-season began, Rutherford indicated that he did not intend to make any significant changes to his staff. With the hiring of Ray Shero to take over for Lou Lamoriello...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Twitter gets pwned by Discovery Channel

The Pittsburgh Penguins Twitter account tried to be clever and sent a note to the Discovery Channel Wednesday in response to a tweet, and the person running the DC account wasn’t having it at all. Take a look at the exchange that ensued: That is top-shelf pwnage right there. The Pens lost to the New...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel Roasts Pittsburgh Penguins With Big League Twitter Troll

Discovery Channel brought the heat on Twitter, roasting the Pittsburgh Penguins with a big league troll.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel lays down the boom on Pittsburgh Penguins

The 2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins season ended with disappointment once again, and the fine people at the Discovery Channel are on it. Check out Discovery’s response to a light-hearted quip by the Penguins about emperor penguin height. On average, emperor penguins grow to be 3.8 feet tall >> http://t.co/HpD6bwgzhQ pic.twitter.com/PgLuwLYuBB — Discovery (@Discovery) May...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

@Discovery bludgeons @Penguins with one simple tweet

Whoever runs the @Discovery Twitter account was pretty salty on Thursday and the Pittsburgh Penguins paid the price. Thing started out innocently enough when Discovery sent this straightforward tidbit about penguins. This caught the eye of the Penguins social media person, so they replied with a lame, yet harmless joke. For some reason, Discovery saw that tweet as an opening to throw...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Discovery Channel zings Penguins on Twitter

The Discovery Channel’s Twitter account started sharing some Penguins facts, so the Pittsburgh Penguins decided to chime-in. @Discovery As of May 13, 2015, the average Pittsburgh Penguin grows to be 6’1”. — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 13, 2015 Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, the harmless offseason fun ended when the Discovery Channel replied with this tweet:...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Discovery Channel just incinerated the Pittsburgh Penguins on Twitter

The NHL on Twitter is mostly really fun. Accounts from teams like Vancouver, Los Angeles and the New York Rangers all really make the environment great, through sharp banter, funny images and just keeping things light. While NHL teams can produce some sick burns of their own, sometimes being playful can come back to bite you, as the Pittsburgh Penguins learned today. The official...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz to stand trial on theft charges

PITTSBURGH -- The former nanny for the family of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz is set to stand trial on charges she stole $12,000 diamond earrings from his wife, then sold them to jewelry stores. The investigation of 26-year-old Andrea Forsythe began when her rental home burned down in June. She faces separate federal charges of setting that fire and filing false insurance...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang Named a Finalist for Masterton Trophy

(Charles LeClaire/USA Today Sports) Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was named one of three finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is for “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” Goaltenders Devan Dubnyk (Minnesota Wild) and Andrew Hammond (Ottawa Senators) were announced as the other...
Via The PensNation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Wilson reassigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Scott Wilson rejoins WBS Penguins (Photo/Getty Images)The Pittsburgh Penguins season has come to an end after falling to the New York Rangers in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. With Pittsburgh’s exit, the team has reassigned forward Scott Wilson to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. Wilson will now join the WBS Penguins as they fight for a Calder Cup...
Via Mill City Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Will Play for Canada at World Championship

The Pittsburgh Penguins and I have one thing in common: we will not be winning the Stanley Cup this season. Pittsburgh can blame it on the loss to the New York Rangers Friday night. I blame it on my lack of athletic ability. Sunday, Sidney Crosby said he will join Team Canada for the IIHF World Championship held in the Czech Republic. According to CBS Sports, the roster is already...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Maxim Lapierre Fakes Being Hit In Face; Referees Fall For Embellishment (Video)

Maxim Lapierre was doing Maxim Lapierre things Wednesday night. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward has a long history of being one of the NHL’s most infamous agitators, as he’s repeatedly displayed a willingness to cross the line of what’s considered by many to be acceptable play. That’s come not only in the form of borderline-dirty hits but also by embellishing. Lapierre was...
Via NESN.com
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh columnist criticizes competitor for reporting Penguins’ GM’s profane criticisms

Shortly after Reds manager Bryan Price’s expletive-filled rant (which showed a grave misunderstanding of the media), a Pittsburgh newspaper columnist is taking heat for relaying the profane criticisms he received from Penguins’ general manager Jim Rutherford Monday night. Rob Rossi of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote Monday that Rutherford addressed him in “an obscenity...
Via Awful Announcing
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: dominated in game three

Coming off of an impressive game two win, the Penguins returned to Consol Energy Center looking to build off of their momentum. This wasn’t the case Monday night however. The New York Rangers dominated the Penguins and put on a defensive clinic in the process. Pittsburgh spent much of the first and second period in their own zone trying to fend off relentless pressure from the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins GM to columnist: ‘You’re a (expletive) jerk’

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford allegedly confronted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Rob Rossi in a Consol Energy Center elevator on Monday night. The Pens’ first-year GM apparently is unhappy with some critical columns Rossi has penned about the team over the past several months and finally decided enough was enough, letting the writer have it...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby locked out of Penguins dressing room before Game 3 (Video)

Sidney Crosby was accidentally locked out of the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room prior to Monday night's Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the N.Y. Rangers.The door opened eventually, but what a weird situation. First the Penguins spell Crosby's name wrong on the cover of their game program, and now this. Is this any way for them to treat their captain? Talk...
Via Holdout Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: much improved in game two

After a devastating 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in game one on Thursday, the Penguins responded nicely Saturday evening. Marc Andre Fleury was nothing short of sensational in game one and he again performed at a high level in game two. Despite his defense disappearing at key times, Fleury has been solid for the Penguins. Both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin played great games...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: playoff preview, first round

The regular season has come to a close and the Penguins have squeaked into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. They have drawn a tough matchup as they will face their division rival, the New York Rangers. New York is coming off of a strong season having won the President’s trophy, which is awarded to the team with the most points in the regular season. It will...
Via isportsweb.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins Recall Harrington and Dumoulin for Playoffs

No team in the NHL is more thrilled that the salary cap is gone for the playoffs than the Pittsburgh Penguins. After being forced to play with five defensemen for several games at the end of the season due to injuries to Kris Letang, Christian Ehrhoff and Derrick Pouliot, Pittsburgh’s defense was down to Paul Martin, Ian Cole, Rob Scuderi, Ben Lovejoy and Taylor Chorney. Chorney...
Via The PensNation
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New Video Released of Shane Doan’s Hit on Kris Letang

Twitter user @burcham_amanda tweeted a never before released video from a fan’s phone of the scary hit that caused Kris Letang’s concussion last week. Letangs scary hit from behind the glass… #Pens @Letang_58 @penguins @NHL @ESPN_NHL pic.twitter.com/xHdL929rRy — Amanda Burcham (@burcham_amanda) March 31, 2015 Scary stuff. The post New Video Released of Shane Doan...
Via The PensNation
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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