What’s Wrong With the Pittsburgh Penguins Play

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Since the start of 2022, the Pittsburgh Penguins have managed to snag points in 12 of 15 games despite a poor effort. They have been lucky enough to get scoring from all four lines this season in addition to Vezina calibre goaltending. Along with the on-ice play, Mike Sullivan is finally getting his much deserved […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Zach Aston-Reese

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The Pittsburgh Penguins avoided arbitration with Zach Aston-Reese today when he signed a one-year deal worth $1.725 million. The hearing was scheduled for August 23rd but is obviously no longer necessary. Most teams and players manage to avoid arbitration, though hearings aren’t as dramatic as they used to be. Hearing #pens will avoid arbitration with […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Metropolitan Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] 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 Sidney Crosby Has Wrist Surgery

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that centre and team captain Sidney Crosby is sidelined for three to four weeks after having wrist surgery. Pittsburgh officials announced the news early Tuesday morning. Sidney Crosby underwent successful arthroscopic wrist surgery. Recovery time is expected to be 3-4 weeks. Full details: https://t.co/cg3K16jY7M pic.twitter.com/YZ07tykXS5 — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) September 1, […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Zach Aston-Reese Has Surgery

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that centre Zach Aston-Reese will be out for roughly six months after undergoing successful shoulder surgery. Zach Aston-Reese underwent successful left shoulder surgery. The surgery was performed at UPMC Montefiore Hospital by team physician, Dr. Dharmesh Vyas. Aston-Reese is expected to be sidelined for six months. pic.twitter.com/bJ4wEM4dM2 — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Fourth Line Analysis

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The Pittsburgh Penguins fourth line is one of hockey’s best defensive trios. Their fourth line that consists of Zach Aston-Reese, Teddy Blueger, and Brandon Tanev has been dominant defensively. They’ve constantly suppressed chances from the opposition, and the trio has lots of chemistry. The three players played the most minutes together out of any line combination the Penguins played this season. […] READ MORE


Understanding NHL Advanced Stats: A Beginners Guide Part 2

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“Advanced stats” has become a kind of buzz word around the hockey world. It’s emerging into the NHL as it did years ago with the MLB. Hockey teams have entire departments for analytics, and it has become a war (pun intended) of sorts between two sides: The Data Nerds vs. Old School Hockey. What I […] READ MORE