Why the Ottawa Senators Shouldn’t Go After Matt Murray

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The Ottawa Senators will be a very busy team this offseason. Over half of their forwards need new contracts, a mix of UFA and RFa’s alike. However, they also have a ton of draft capital, more quality than anyone in the league. With that, it’d make sense for them to at least see what the […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup Final Game 1, Despite blowing 3-0 lead

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via Last Word on Hockey, By Nick Lariviere At 16:43 of the third period, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel scored the game-winning goal to his team the win.The Penguins also added an empty net goal to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in the Stanley Cup Final Game 1. Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup Final Game 1, Despite blowing […] READ MORE


Predictions For The 2016-2017 Calder Trophy

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via Last Word on Hockey, by David Elisio The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE


TSP: Pittsburgh Penguins Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE


Acquiring Marc-Andre Fleury Could Make the Calgary Flames a Playoff Team

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The 2015-16 NHL season is in the books and it was a forgettable one for the Calgary Flames. The team’s number one priority in the offseason is to add a starting goaltender, and it sounds like General Manager Brad Treliving is talking to the Stanley Cup champions in an effort to upgrade Calgary’s crease. It makes […] READ MORE


Penguins One Win Away From Fourth Stanley Cup

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When asked of what’s expected of him in a bounce back performance from a Game 3 overtime loss on Saturday, Penguins goaltender Matt Murray gave an answer that we have come to expect from the calm, 22-year old rookie. “I didn’t play all that bad [in Game 3].” Against a Sharks team that was looking to […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Make Sharks Pay for Slow Start

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Game one of the Stanley Cup Final goes to the home team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It was a true thriller from start to finish, despite the fact that the visitors didn’t look like they came ready and the Penguins made the San Jose Sharks pay for their slow start at 12:46 when unlikely hero of game seven […] READ MORE



A Memo to Those Who Doubt Sidney Crosby's Leadership

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Ever heard the saying, “When he wins a Cup, then we can talk about his leadership!” We’ve heard it with Alexander Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals. Piling 50-goal seasons and Rocket Richard Trophies is nice and dandy, but where’s his Cup? Oh, he has none? Some leader he is! Currently, Jumbo Joe Thornton is within […] READ MORE


Penguins Must Expect Comeback Effort from Lightning

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To say the Pittsburgh Penguins dominated Game 3 of this Eastern Conference Final series against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amale Arena on Wednesday night would be an understatement. Through the final 40 minutes, coach Mike Sullivan‘s group outshot their foe 38-16, including 21-6 in the middle stanza. Tampa goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy did all he […] READ MORE