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With the Stanley Cup beginning its summer tour with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL now turns to the offseason. Teams across the league are looking to re-sign some of their own players, as well as make a splash in the free agent market.

The free agency period begins on July 1st, and there are some intriguing players who will be looking to cash in.

06/23/2016 - 20:03
Nathan Toth
After winning the fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history earlier this month, the Pittsburgh Penguins should be able to defend their title with most of the roster intact. Pittsburgh has only seven players set to become free agents, two of whom are restricted.

Defenseman BEN LOVEJOY is coming off a solid 2015-16 season.

06/20/2016 - 22:04
Nathan Toth
Several young Penguins announced their arrivals loud and clear over the past two months with their postseason performances on the way to the team's fourth Stanley Cup. But there are more prospects to keep your eyes on when training camp arrives this fall.

Scott Wilson, LW: Wilson was the team's seventh-round pick in 2011 and has made steady progress during his career at UMass-Lowell and then in the AHL with the Baby Pens.

06/16/2016 - 12:37
Tony DeFazio
For the fourth time in franchise history, the Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup. Kris Letang scored the game-winning goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists, and Matt Murray made 18 saves to propel the Penguins to a 3-1 victory and the Stanley Cup championship.

Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy, given out to the postseason MVP.

06/13/2016 - 00:09
Nathan Toth
The San Jose Sharks got three of their first five shots past Penguins goaltender Matt Murray while San Jose's Martin Jones made 44 saves as the Sharks beat the ‪Penguins‬ 4-2 to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Final.

The stage was set.

06/09/2016 - 23:14
Kurt Hackimer
The Penguins are one win away from their fourth Stanley Cup.

The Penguins captured their first Stanley Cup in 1991 in Minnsota, No. 2 came a year later in Chicago, and in 2009 they won their third in Detroit.

06/06/2016 - 23:34
Tony DeFazio
San Jose Sharks fans had to wait 25 years to see their team in the Stanley Cup Final. Saturday night, they had to wait a little longer to see their team win.

For a second consecutive game, it took extra hockey to determine the winner. For the third straight game, the contest was decided by one goal.

06/04/2016 - 23:51
Tony DeFazio
Rookie winger Conor Sheary carved himself a niche in Pittsburgh sports lore when he scored a goal 2:35 into overtime to put the Pittsburgh Penguins past the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final to give the Penguins a commanding 2-0 series lead.

With a faceoff in the attacking zone, Sidney Crosby called a play on the ice that resulted in the game-winning goal.

06/02/2016 - 01:44
Kurt Hackimer
Nick Bonino scored a late goal and helped kill a crucial last-minute penalty as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in Game One of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night at CONSOL Energy Center.

With 2:33 left to play, Kris Letang took advantage of a stick-less Brent Burns behind the net and tossed a puck to the front of the crease, where Bonino was waiting to beat Sharks goaltender...

05/30/2016 - 23:24
Kurt Hackimer
Bryan Rust scored two second period goals and the Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since winning the Cup in 2009.

Throughout an injury-riddled season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have frequently relied upon their role players to go above and beyond...

05/26/2016 - 23:04
Kurt Hackimer
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