1. Tyler Kennedy Making a Case To Be the Pittsburgh Penguins' Most Improved Player

    After last season, and for some, even this season, many Penguins fans were ready to write off center Tyler Kennedy. Kennedy had put up just 25 points in 2009-10, a 10-point drop off from his 35-point total in 2008-09...

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  2. NHL Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Simulations, Post-Deadline Edition

    A lot has changed since I first predicted Western Conference playoff matchups back in January. The Western Conference is extremely competitive, and it's hard to tell from day to day who will make the playoffs and in what position...

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  3. NHL Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Simulations Post-Deadline Edition

    Back in January, when we were at the halfway point of the NHL season, I wrote an article wondering what would happen if the Eastern Conference playoffs were starting at that point...

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  4. 2011 NHL Trade Deadline: Who Were the Winners and Losers?

    Although many NHL fans and experts agree that this year's trade deadline was one of the least exciting in recent memory, that doesn't mean we are short on things to discuss...

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  5. Alexei Kovalev Trade Was a Bad Move for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    With one look at the headline, I’m sure most of you have already planned to dislike this article. Penguins fans just don’t badmouth Ray Shero. He is a deity among Pittsburgh devotees...

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  6. New Jersey Devils: Can They Do the Unthinkable and Make the Playoffs?

    The New Jersey Devils, who have not missed the playoffs since the 1995-96 season, are in danger of not making the postseason this year...

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  7. NHL Trade Deadline: Pittsburgh Penguins and Dallas Stars Swap Defensemen, Winger

    In this morning's Dreger Report written by Darren Dreger of TSN, he stated that the Pittsburgh Penguins were interested in Dallas Stars left winger James Neal. Well, Dreger could not have been more right...

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  8. NHL 101: The Best Active Players From Every College Represented in the League

    Although the majority of today's NHL players got their start in one of Canada's major junior leagues (OHL, WHL and QMJHL), there are a growing number of players coming out of U.S. colleges...

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  9. Dan Bylsma's 5 Best Moments as Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins

    Wednesday night's Pittsburgh Penguins game against the Colorado Avalanche marked the second anniversary of the first game Dan Bylsma coached as the Penguins bench boss...

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  10. NHL Trade Deadline: Should Ray Shero Shake Up the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins just can't seem to catch a break. It seems like every time they take the ice, someone else goes down with an injury. Then, they get ripped to shreds by the New York Islanders in a fight where a hockey game broke out...

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  11. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Depleted by Pittsburgh Injuries

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have now played over 65 percent of their season, having 57 games under their belts in an 80-game American Hockey League season...

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  12. NHL Power Ranking: Evgeni Malkin and the Most Devastating Injuries This Year

    Every team in the NHL deals with the injury bug at some point over a long 82-game season. But for some players, the bug hits harder than they could have ever imagined. Seasons full of promise come to an end...

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  13. Pittsburgh Penguins Agitator Matt Cooke Suspended: NHL Makes Right Call

    This afternoon, the NHL announced that Pittsburgh Penguins forward and team pest Matt Cooke was suspended for four games. The discipline came as a result of Cooke hitting Fedor Tyutin of the Columbus Blue Jackets from behind in Tuesday's game...

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  14. Mario Lemieux and the 50 Most Loved Former Pittsburgh Penguins

    Many players have come and gone from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Some of these players have long retired and left lasting legacies in the organization. Others are still playing on other teams in the NHL or have continued their careers overseas...

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  15. Sidney Crosby vs. Jonathan Toews: Which Player Is More Valuable To His Team?

    Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are two of the most dynamic young forwards in the NHL. At 23 and 22 years of age, respectively, they have each accomplished a lot in their careers...

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  16. Evgeni Malkin: How Will Injuries Impact His Pittsburgh Penguins Future?

    Earlier today, Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma announced that Evgeni Malkin suffered a torn ACL and MCL in last night's game against the Buffalo Sabres...

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  17. Toronto Maple Leafs Forward Tim Brent a Thorn in Carolina Hurricanes' Side

    When you’re on a roster with names like Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf and Colton Orr, just to name a few, it can be hard to stand out...

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  18. 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: What Teams on the Brink Need for a Playoff Push

    Now that the All-Star break is over and the NHL's 30 teams are back to work, the playoff race will become even more intense...

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  19. Baby Penguins Banter: 2011 AHL All-Star Game Preview

    The annual AHL All-Star Game will take place from Jan. 30-31 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., home of the Hershey Bears. Six Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins players and coaches were selected to attend, but only four will actually be present...

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  20. Sidney Crosby To Miss NHL All-Star Game: Why a Penguins Fan Doesn't Mind

    When I got the news yesterday that Sidney Crosby would not be in the National Hockey League All-Star Game, I can’t say I was particularly upset about it. In fact, I was actually OK with it...

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  21. Pittsburgh Penguins: How To Improve Without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin joined Sidney Crosby on the injured list prior to the Penguins' game against the New Jersey Devils...

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  22. The Top 20 Undrafted Players in the NHL Today

    For as many NHL stars that have been picked up during the NHL Entry Draft, there are just as many that go unnoticed for whatever reason...

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  23. Chris Conner: The Little Pittsburgh Penguin Who Could

    Once upon a time, in 2009 to be exact, the Pittsburgh Penguins signed forward Chris Conner to a one-year contract...

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  24. Baby Penguins Banter: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Halfway Report

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins reached the halfway mark of their season on Saturday night when they played their 40th game, a 4-2 victory over the Adirondack Phantoms...

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  25. What if the NHL Playoffs Started Today? The Western Conference Edition

    On Monday, I wrote a slideshow discussing what would happen if the Stanley Cup playoffs were to start that day and predicted how the Eastern Conference would shape up...

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