Golden Knights Pound Penguins – Marchessault Gets Hat Trick

LAS VEGAS — Jonathan Marchessault scored three goals for his second career hat trick to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Shea Theodore, Max Pacioretty, Oscar Lindberg and William Karlsson also scored as the Golden Knights improved to 16-4-3 at home this season. Marc-Andre Fleury, […]

NHL News & Notes: Stars & Ducks Trade, NHL Stars of the Week & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks have made a trade, the NHL has announced their three stars of the week and Craig Anderson was a full participant in practice. Related: NHL News & Notes: Nash, Eichel & More Stars and Ducks Trade The Stars have acquired veteran forward Andrew Cogliano […]

NHL News & Notes: Andersen, Duchene & More

In today’s News & Notes, Frederik Andersen is approaching a return, Matt Duchene did not travel with the Ottawa Senators and Zach Aston-Reese has been placed on the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Schmaltz, Smith, Renouf & More Andersen Likely to Return Soon After suffering a groin injury in late December, the Toronto […]

Penguins Midseason Grades: Defensemen & Goalies

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 42 games into the season, which means it’s just past midseason. As we did with the forwards, it’s time to grade the performance of the Penguins’ defensemen and goalies. The blue line has never been their strongest area, but the bounceback of Kris Letang and some other surprises have helped mask […]

10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History

The Penguins have been supremely fortunate to offer their fans two of the game’s all-time legends in Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby. But it takes more than a single superstar to win Cups, they need other greats to support them. These players as well as some of the legends in the team’s storied past fill […]

THW Podcast – Ep. 3: Lightning, Penguins, and NHL Officiating with Kerry Fraser One-on-One

On the third episode of the Hockey Writers Podcast, my made quick stops in Pittsburgh to chat with Shane Darrow and Tampa Bay to talk with Eugene Helfrick but the bulk of our show this week was on the topic of NHL officiating. A hot-button topic recently, just this past week there were countless instances […]

NHL News & Notes: Wideman Trade, Crosby’s Return & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers have made a Thanksgiving Day trade, Sidney Crosby shined in his return from injury and the Montreal Canadiens have made a call-up from the AHL. Wideman Traded to Oilers On a day that sees the entirety of the United State celebrating and eating with […]