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Predicting Pittsburgh Penguins' Best Player at Each Position in 5 Years - Bleacher Report

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Predicting Pittsburgh Penguins' Best Player at Each Position in 5 Years
Bleacher Report
Five years ago, the city of Pittsburgh succumbed to the spectacular feeling that came with winning the Stanley Cup. The Penguins were littered with talent during that summer of 2009 championship run, which had everyone believing a dynasty was in the ...

Evgeni Malkin Better Off Without James Neal - Pens Labyrinth

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Evgeni Malkin Better Off Without James Neal
Pens Labyrinth
Neal and Malkin were good buddies on Pittsburgh over recent years, and I'm sure the news that Nashville had taken his trusty right-winger must have been saddening to Malkin, but his productivity could see a huge boost next season. Malkin, for a ...
Meeting Malkin in Moscow for Penguins coach, for sake of levityYahoo Canada Sports (blog)

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Is 2014-15 a Make-or-Break Season for Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury? - Bleacher Report

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:38

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Is 2014-15 a Make-or-Break Season for Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury?
Bleacher Report
Wondering about Marc-Andre Fleury's future in Pittsburgh has become something of a summer ritual for fans of the Penguins. Since winning the Stanley Cup in 2009, Fleury has received a tremendous amount of flack for his postseason play—whether the ...
Jim Rutherford Has Set Penguins Up For Next SummerPens Labyrinth

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Penguins' New Priorities: Sign Brandon Sutter & Nick Spaling - City of Champions

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:21

Penguins' New Priorities: Sign Brandon Sutter & Nick Spaling
City of Champions
The Penguins have had a great offseason so far in terms of upgrading their roster with bottom-six depth, goaltending depth and talented defenseman. They've also re-signed all of their restricted free agents except two: Brandon Sutter and Nick Spaling.
Pittsburgh Penguins: Top free agents still out thereisportsweb.com
Advanced Hockey Stats Case study: Nick SpalingPensBurgh

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Penguins' Top 6 Forwards for 2014 - Bleacher Report

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:51

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Penguins' Top 6 Forwards for 2014
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Penguins' fresh new look on and off the ice for the 2014-15 season will hopefully halt the criticism surrounding the club and return them to Stanley Cup form. It was certain the forward lines weren't as finely polished as they were in ...

Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Development Camp - Bleacher Report

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:42

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Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Development Camp
Bleacher Report
Prospect development is at an all-time premium for the Pittsburgh Penguins as an organization. The team struggled to draft effective players when Ray Shero was running the show and only made five selections at the 2014 entry draft. The system still has ...

Penguins' Pouliot hopes to be ready for training camp - NHL.com

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 03:01

Penguins' Pouliot hopes to be ready for training camp
NHL.com
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Derrick Pouliot hopes to battle for a roster spot under his former coach Mike Johnston after undergoing shoulder surgery. But first, the defenseman needs to heal. Pouliot attended the Penguins' development ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: Top free agents still out there - isportsweb.com

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:09

Pittsburgh Penguins: Top free agents still out there
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The Pittsburgh Penguins roster is all but set next year as they have filled some big holes in free agency. They upgraded their defense, their bottom six, and their goaltending. With restricted free agents Brandon Sutter and Nick Spaling left to sign ...
Penguins' New Priorities: Sign Brandon Sutter & Nick SpalingCity of Champions
Advanced Hockey Stats Case study: Nick SpalingPensBurgh
Concerns About Nick SpalingHockeybuzz.com (blog)

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Has Jim Rutherford Done Enough to Improve the Pittsburgh Penguins? - Bleacher Report

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 23:09

Bleacher Report

Has Jim Rutherford Done Enough to Improve the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Bleacher Report
Despite yet another strong year in the standings—the team's fifth consecutive 100-point campaign, if we prorate the shortened 2012-13 season—the ownership of the Pittsburgh Penguins entered the summer in a mood for big changes. General manager Ray ...

Pittsburgh Penguins coach flying to Russia to meet Evgeni Malkin - FanSided

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 21:50

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Pittsburgh Penguins coach flying to Russia to meet Evgeni Malkin
FanSided
When you are a new head coach, one of the first orders of business is getting to know your players and building a solid relationship with them. For new Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston, that is exactly what he has been up to this offseason.
New Pens coach flying to Russia to meet with MalkinNBCSports.com

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Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Draft Picks - Bleacher Report

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 20:41

Bleacher Report

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Draft Picks
Bleacher Report
The Pittsburgh Penguins only had five draft picks in the 2014 NHL entry draft. A number of the team's selections had been moved out under the Ray Shero regime, so new GM Jim Rutherford had to do the best he could with what he had. After taking the ...
Kapanen wows Penguins brass at development campNHL.com
Kapanen A Candidate For Sidney Crosby's Winger?Pens Labyrinth
Guerin says Pens' Kapanen is even better than expectedNBCSports.com

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Rob Scuderi trade unlikely - isportsweb.com

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:03

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Rob Scuderi trade unlikely
isportsweb.com
The summer of 2013 is one that has already come back to haunt the Pittsburgh Penguins. After suffering a sweep at the hands of the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh found itself without a first or second round pick in the 2013 ...

Pittsburgh Penguins Rumors: Trading Kris Letang is Not the Answer - Rant Sports

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 19:02

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins Rumors: Trading Kris Letang is Not the Answer
Rant Sports
Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford claims that he has all the players he needs to start the season. The Penguins are still in need of a top-6 forward and the most logical and cap friendly way to obtain one would be trading a defenseman.

Pittsburgh Penguins Wisely Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach - Rant Sports

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:29

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins Wisely Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach
Rant Sports
The Pittsburgh Penguins have added yet another superb alumnus to their coaching staff on Friday when they announced that Mark Recchi will take on the role as player development coach. Recchi's role will consist of aiding in the development of young ...

Kapanen wows Penguins brass at development camp - NHL.com

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:28

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Kapanen wows Penguins brass at development camp
NHL.com
PITTSBURGH -- Kasperi Kapanen understands any expectations of making the Pittsburgh Penguins' opening-night roster could be unrealistic, but the forward is prepared to defy the odds. Kapanen, Pittsburgh's first-round pick (No. 22) in the 2014 NHL Draft ...
Kasperi Kapanen A Candidate For Sidney Crosby's Winger?Pens Labyrinth
Kasperi Kapanen Impresses Penguins At Prospect CampHockeybuzz.com (blog)
Guerin says Pens' Kapanen is even better than expectedNBCSports.com
Rotoworld.com
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NY Rangers grab second free agent from Penguins, sign veteran Lee Stempniak ... - New York Daily News

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:02

New York Daily News

NY Rangers grab second free agent from Penguins, sign veteran Lee Stempniak ...
New York Daily News
That seemingly has been the Rangers' unusual philosophy this offseason in addressing their depth needs at forward, signing two free agents from the Pittsburgh Penguins team that they eliminated in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, most ...
Rangers agree to terms with forward Lee StempniakYahoo Sports
Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports ContributorGant Daily
Rangers sign Lee Stempniak to one-year dealUSA TODAY
Rant Sports -Permianbasin360 -NHL.com
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Pittsburgh Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach - NESN.com

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 13:44

FanSided

Pittsburgh Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach
NESN.com
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise's player development coach. The 46-year-old Recchi will be in charge of working with prospects throughout the minor leagues as well as at the college ...
Penguins name Recchi player development coachNHL.com
Penguins name Mark Recchi player development coachFanSided
Penguins hire Mark Recchi as player development coachPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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What Should Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Expect from Mike Johnston's Offense? - Bleacher Report

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:24

Bleacher Report

What Should Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Expect from Mike Johnston's Offense?
Bleacher Report
Forget about how new general manager Jim Rutherford missed out on his top choice to take over the Pittsburgh Penguins this summer. That's irrelevant to how Mike Johnston is going to come in and run this team. Despite the seemingly long jump from the ...
Penguins sign D Simon Despres to 2-year dealThe State
Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Simon Despres To NHL Contract; Hire Mark Recchi To ...City of Champions
Penguins re-sign Simon DespresWTAE Pittsburgh
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Penguins sign D Simon Despres to 2-year deal - Merced Sun-Star

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 19:15

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Penguins sign D Simon Despres to 2-year deal
Merced Sun-Star
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year contract worth $900,000 per season. The 22-year-old Despres appeared in a career-high 22 games for the Penguins last season, finishing with five assists.
What Should Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Expect from Mike Johnston's Offense?Bleacher Report
Despres signs two-year contract with PenguinsNHL.com
Penguins give Simon Despres two-year, $1.8 million contractNBCSports.com

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Penguins sign D Simon Despres to 2-year deal - MiamiHerald.com

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:05

Penguins sign D Simon Despres to 2-year deal
MiamiHerald.com
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year contract worth $900,000 per season. The 22-year-old Despres appeared in a career-high 22 games for the Penguins last season, finishing with five assists.
Despres signs two-year contract with PenguinsNHL.com
Simon Despres Re-Signs To Two-Year Deal With PenguinsPens Labyrinth
Penguins Re-Sign Simon Despres to Two-Year Contracthockeyfights.com
PensBurgh
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I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
Editor's DeskFeature One
The season is nearing the halfway point and the Pirates are still treading water. After falling a season-high eight games under .500 in early May, the team has actually posted the best record in the National League since May 6.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore NotesTop Story
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn State
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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