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Pittsburgh Penguins Survive First Ever Bye Week

The NHL has a new rule that was implemented this past season. Each team must take a five-day Bye Week. This was part of the negotiation with the NHL Players’ Association to sign off on the All-Start format changes.  Each team must take a Bye Week between January 1 and February 28. What this means […]

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NHL: What Is Wrong With The Pittsburgh Penguins?

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a heck of an offseason. They managed to land right winger Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs, a huge deal that seemed like it could propel the Penguins back into the league’s elite. After years of disappointing playoff performances and slow regression, it seemed as if the Penguins had pried […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Toughness Will Be Put to the Test in Upcoming Games

Since winning the Stanley Cup in 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost more and more pieces that contributed to their success that year when they defeated the Detroit Red Wings. Each ensuing offseason, at least one player was either traded or signed with another team. This forced the management to make deals that resulted in them […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins 2014-15 : Crosby, Dupuis Lead the Charge in Season Opener Over the Ducks

When the Pittsburgh Penguins lost players like James Neal and Jussi Jokinen after last year, fans wondered how the team would fare offensively going into the 2014-15 season. It has only been one game, but after their 6-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Thursday night there did not seem to be any doubt from the […]

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NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins 2014-15 Season Preview, Free-Agent Pickups, Patric Hornqvist and Steve Downie Provide Much-Needed Grit

    The time has come once again for the Pittsburgh Penguins to begin another season as they are only days away from their opener on Thursday night against the Anaheim Ducks. For one to say that Pittsburgh has underachieved in the Stanley Cup Playoffs over the last few years would be an understatement. However, […]

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NHL: Penguins Name Jim Rutherford GM, Fire Head Coach Dan Bylsma, What Now?

The Pittsburgh Penguins named former Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes general manager, Jim Rutherford general manager early Friday. The team also announced the firing of head coach Dan Bylsma. Rutherford, who replaces Ray Shero, who was fired on May 16 after the Penguins were eliminated from the playoffs, spent the last twenty years as the general manager of […]

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Sharks Start Out Slow Finish Off Strong In 5-3 Win Over Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a great chance of beating the San Jose Sharks in San Jose for the first time since 1997. Rookie defensemen Olli Maatta opened the scoring in the first with his eighth goal of the season with Tanner Glass and former Shark Marcel Goc assisting. The Penguins scored their second goal shortly after this time on  the power play after Jason Demers went off for hooking. Chris Kunitz scored his 29th goal of the […]