Craig Smith’s New Contract Already A Bargain

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After having an arbitration hearing on Monday, the Nashville Predators and Craig Smith have come to an agreement on a new contract as opposed to waiting to hear the ruling. The deal is worth five years, and will play him a total of $21.25 million – an average annual value of $4.25 million. The former […] READ MORE



Penguins: More Secondary Scoring Needed Going Forward

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When it comes to star talent, no team may be as loaded as the Pittsburgh Penguins. With two of the best players in the world in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, as well as Kris Letang, Marc-Andre Fleury and Chris Kunitz, the Penguins have it pretty good when it comes to skill players. However success isn’t […] READ MORE


Early Returns For Sidney Crosby-Patric Hornqvist Combination

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It may have cost Evgeni Malkin his dream winger but in trading James Neal to the Nasvhille Predators at the NHL draft the Pittsburgh Penguins may have acquired the perfect right winger for Sidney Crosby. With all due respect to Pascal Dupuis, who when lined up with Crosby and Chris Kunitz formulated one of the best […] READ MORE


Patric Hornqvist – The Penguins Next 30-Goal Scorer

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Okay Pittsburgh, things are finally starting to settle down from this chaotic offseason, and training camp is right around the corner. With the season quickly approaching, many of us are in prediction mode and just anxious to get the season underway. As with many others, I am very fearful of how the Penguins are going […] READ MORE


James Neal Traded to Nashville for Hornqvist and Spaling

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This year’s first mid-draft trade comes courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators. The Pens have sent right-winger James Neal to Nashville in exchange for centre Nick Spaling and winger Patric Hornqvist. News of the trade first broke after the Maple Leafs made their pick, in the 8th spot. Neal, a notorious league rat, […] READ MORE