When Bill Guerin talks, it would seem prudent to listen. As a player, Guerin’s fiery locker room presence helped fuel the Penguins’ 2008-09 Stanley Cup run.
10/06/2014 - 21:48
Ho hum! Another offseason snooze-fest for the Pittsburgh Penguins. OK. They did fire their general manager and head coach. They brought in NHL lifer Jim Rutherford to replace the ousted Ray Shero after an interesting, if not awkward, courtship of NHL TV analyst Pierre McGuire.
10/06/2014 - 21:45
With a new front office, a new coaching staff and plenty of new faces on the bench, the 2014-15 will be a different group than the one that flamed out of the playoffs last spring. Here are a few players to keep your eye on.
10/06/2014 - 15:49
The Penguins didn’t have to go far when they added forward Sam Lafferty, a native of Hollidaysburg, PA, in the fourth-round of this year’s draft. Lafferty, standing at a sturdy 6-0 and 175-pounds, played in 25 games for Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, where he notched 21 goals and 34 assists for 55 points.
09/16/2014 - 11:54
One topic that usually floats around the Pittsburgh Penguins organization is the discussion of goaltenders. Or more specifically, the next goaltender. As in the one after Marc-Andre Fleury.
09/02/2014 - 21:35
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
08/06/2014 - 15:10
Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen departed for Washington, but the Penguins added defenseman Christian Ehrhoff, goaltender Thomas Greiss and forwards Steve Downie and Blake Comeau—and re-signed winger Marcel Goc—as NHL free agency got off to a fast start.
07/01/2014 - 17:30
Acquire forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling from Nashville Predators
06/27/2014 - 21:21
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).
06/26/2014 - 18:44
Sidney Crosby evades the question as adeptly as he splits a pair of defensemen on an end-to-end rush. How is it possible that the most supremely talented hockey player on the planet for the better part of the last decade had won the Hart Trophy, given annually to the league’s most valuable player, just once prior to this year’s NHL Awards?
06/25/2014 - 15:51