Are the Pittsburgh Penguins a Contender?

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For a while, it looked as if the Pittsburgh Penguins had turned a corner. Contending for a sixth Stanley Cup seemed once again more than a pipe dream. Evgeni Malkin and Kasperi Kapanen appeared to be a match made in heaven. The top line was nothing short of dominant night in and night out. Tristan […] READ MORE


Inconsistency Plaguing the 2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins

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The only constant in the 2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins game of late has been their inconsistent play and lack of a constant sense of urgency. While that sounds antithetical to a degree, the Pittsburgh Penguins have truly embodied that during the 2020-21 season. Especially in the last couple of weeks. From period to period, Mike Sullivan […] READ MORE


Three Thoughts: Pittsburgh Penguins Bryan Rust is Legit

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Here we are over 25 percent into this shortened 2020-21 NHL season and the Pittsburgh Penguins continue to have ups and downs. With new players continuing to step up, this team is trending in the right direction. Today, we examine three Pittsburgh Penguins players impacting this team’s performance right now. Bryan Rust and Other Standouts Mike […] READ MORE


Grading the Pittsburgh Penguins Defence

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The Pittsburgh Penguins defence has weathered many a storm just over a month into the 2020-2021 NHL season. With as many as five defencemen out of the lineup at once, the Penguins organizational defensive depth has been tested to the max. 11 different defencemen have dressed for the Penguins so far this season.  Top-pair defender […] READ MORE


An Open Letter to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ New GM Ron Hextall

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It’s been a wild season thus far for Penguins fans. After general manager Jim Rutherford surprisingly stepped down, a hole was left in the Penguins front office. This was just recently filled by Ron Hextall and Brian Burke. To them, welcome to Pittsburgh. An Open Letter to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ New Management To: Ron Hextall […] READ MORE


Three Thoughts: Pittsburgh Penguins Storylines to Watch

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Although the Pittsburgh Penguins had a short break in their schedule due to the New Jersey Devils overflowing their COVID-19 list, the storylines do not stop around this team. We’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly with this team just a few weeks into the 2021 NHL season. Today, we examine three Pittsburgh […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Analysis After Eight Games

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There are lots of Pittsburgh Penguins analysis this week as they have given us many storylines to talk about just a few weeks into this brand new season. Today, we examine three observations from the Penguins play thus far and how they will impact the future performances of this roster. What have we learned about […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Penguins Defence Facing Immense Challenge

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Does the Pittsburgh Penguins defence, or the organization understand the meaning of the word “healthy”? It seems not. There are days that it feels like the Penguins’ medical staff is busier than the rest of the organization put together. If Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford had any hair left, he’d have every right to be […] READ MORE


Grading the Pittsburgh Penguins Offence So Far

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Slow, unmenacing starts to the season are nothing new to the Pittsburgh Penguins. And this year is more of the same. This was made evident in the recent series against the Washington Capitals, who have become one of the toughest teams in the league. The Caps snatched early leads in both games of the series […] READ MORE