Puck Drop Preview: 2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2022-23 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Head Coach Mike Sullivan to Extension

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed head coach Mike Sullivan to a multi-year contract extension, starting at the end of the 2023-2024 season. His new extension will conclude at the end of the 2026-2027 NHL campaign. IN SULLY WE TRUST! 👏 We are proud to announce the three-year contract extension for Coach Sullivan. The extension will […] READ MORE


Danton Heinen Re-Signs

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Danton Heinen has a new contract. Pittsburgh Penguins winger Danton Heinen has re-signed with the Penguins. The RFA who had found his mojo in the black and gold has signed a new deal. Danton Heinen’s deal is now making $1 million dollars after signing with his team for one year. Danton Heinen agreed to terms […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Winger Stays With Team

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Kasperi Kapanen has signed a new contract. The Pittsburgh Penguins winger is staying put. The pending RFA has signed an agreement with the Penguins and is for two years and is worth up to $6.4 million dollars. The winger has a lot of upside to his game and Pittsburgh found a way to keep him. […] READ MORE


Free Agent Evgeni Malkin Re-Signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed free agent, forward Evgeni Malkin to a four-year, $24.4 million, or $6.1 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2025-26 season. GENO IS BACK!!!! Everything you need to know: https://t.co/524zbE0CAj pic.twitter.com/AIJ0FUAKZz — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 13, 2022 Evgeni Malkin Re-Signs With Penguins Over his 16-year NHL career, Malkin […] READ MORE


Vincent Trocheck Linked To Metropolitan Division Team

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If there is one team that has sent shockwaves through the league thus far, it has been the Pittsburgh Penguins. They have been bush and active with signing their players. Bryan Rust, Rickard Rakell, Kris Letang, and goaltender Casey DeSmith have all been extended. Long-time centre Evgeni Malkin is walking via free agency and there […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Forward to Test Free Agency

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One day away from free agency and teams are making moves. Teams have to decide what players work for the team they are building for the upcoming season and beyond that. Even if that means letting one of your longest-tenured players go because they don’t fit in your vision. Today we will be discussing Evgeni […] READ MORE


Rickard Rakell Re-Signs With Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Rickard Rakell has signed a six-year deal, $30 million deal. This contract carries an average cap hit of $5 million per season and runs into the 2027-28 season. The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli broke news of the deal while The Athletic’s Rob Rossi broke the contract details. Rickard Rakell […] READ MORE


Kris Letang Re-Signs With Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed free-agent defenceman Kris Letang to six -year contract, worth $36.6 million, or $6.6 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2027-28 season. PENGUIN FOR LIFE! The Penguins have agreed to terms with defenseman Kris Letang on a six-year, $36.6 million contract extension. Details: https://t.co/QyYvtPAm3v pic.twitter.com/UeONaY63EN — Pittsburgh Penguins […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Star Centre Could Have A New Home Soon

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When thinking of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the things that always come up are Jaromir Jagr’s head of hair and Mario Lemieux. However, the duo of legends in Pittsburgh Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are also names that represent the Penguins well. Both have been a long time 1-2 punch down the middle for almost two […] READ MORE