NHL Rumors: Penguins, Maple Leafs, Sabres, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to realize they might need to shake things up to boost the team, the Buffalo Sabres understand that one of their free agent forwards is getting more expensive by the day and there are some teams taking stock of what it might take to land William […]

NHL News & Notes: Andersen, Murray & More

In today’s News & Notes, both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins will be getting their starting netminders back in action, the Boston Bruins have signed a player to a PTO with the Providence Bruins and Ryan Suzuki has high ambitions for himself thanks to his brother. Murray and Andersen Return From Injury The […]

Kessel Is the Catalyst to the Penguins’ Offense

The Pittsburgh Penguins came out sluggish during their Thursday night tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights and found themselves down 1-0 after a Tomas Nosek backhander trickled by Casey DeSmith. The Penguins were being outplayed and heavily outshot, and looked like they were on the verge of being blown out in their own barn and […]

News & Notes: Murray, Hayton & Seattle

In today’s News & Notes, the Penguins received some bad news on their goaltending front, the Coyotes assigned their first-round pick to the OHL and Seattle NHL has big plans for a practice facility. Related: NHL News & Notes: Thornton, Matthews, Tkachuk Murray Suffers Concussion The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that goaltender Matt Murray will […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: 3 Issues That Must Be Addressed

It isn’t out of the ordinary for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but after a high-scoring overtime victory against the Washington Capitals and an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to the Montreal Canadiens on home ice, they have a laundry list of problems to solve after just two games. Last year, the Penguins surrendered 15 goals in their first […]

Penguins’ Forward Logjam, Explained

The Penguins did not receive satisfactory secondary scoring last year. This has been analyzed and harped on, both inside the organization and by the fanbase. After failing to three-peat in 2017-18, GM Jim Rutherford has made it a priority to secure an abundance of NHL-capable bottom-six forwards. This decision has prompted some interesting decisions regarding […]

Penguins Need Sprong to Step Up

The Pittsburgh Penguins will enter this season looking to rebound from their second-round loss to the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. They’ll also be looking for another player to have a breakout season. In 2015-16, it was defenseman Brian Dumoulin. In 2016-17, it was wingers Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel. Last year it was winger […]

Phil Kessel – Biography

Few players in the NHL have dealt with a rollercoaster-like career quite like the one Phil Kessel has. From being drafted high in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft to his battle with cancer and subsequent trade to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kessel’s career started off with as many peaks as it had valleys. After a […]