1. Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Development Camp

    Prospect development is at an all-time premium for the Pittsburgh Penguins as an organization. The team struggled to draft effective players when Ray Shero was running the show and only made five selections at the 2014 entry draft...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 13 hours ago 2,579 reads 7 comments

  2. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Pittsburgh Penguins' 2014 Draft Picks

    The Pittsburgh Penguins only had five draft picks in the 2014 NHL entry draft. A number of the team's selections had been moved out under the Ray Shero regime, so new GM Jim Rutherford had to do the best he could with what he had...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 2 days ago 5,681 reads 0 comments

  3. What Should Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Expect from Mike Johnston's Offense?

    Forget about how new general manager Jim Rutherford missed out on his top choice to take over the Pittsburgh Penguins this summer. That's irrelevant to how Mike Johnston is going to come in and run this team...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 4 days ago 1,851 reads 0 comments

  4. Should the Pittsburgh Penguins Still Explore Trades Involving Kris Letang?

    When the 2013-14 season ended for the Pittsburgh Penguins , it was evident that changes were coming. Pushing the eventual Eastern Conference champions to a Game 7 wasn't enough to ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 6 days ago 11,643 reads 52 comments

  5. Will 1st-Round Pick Kasperi Kapanen Debut for Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014-15?

    Ray Shero is no longer the general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins because of his inability to draft quality players frequently enough to support a front-loaded team structure...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 days ago 3,957 reads 1 comments

  6. Why Jim Rutherford Has the Pittsburgh Penguins Moving in the Right Direction

    Jim Rutherford wasn't a popular figure when the Pittsburgh Penguins tabbed him as the organization's new general manager back in June. It didn't take long for pundits from around the league to spread the hate...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 12 days ago 5,141 reads 9 comments

  7. Predicting the Pittsburgh Penguins' Opening Night Lineup for 2014-15 Season

    A growing sect of Pittsburgh Penguins fans have been calling for wholesale changes within the organization over the last few seasons...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 15 days ago 4,774 reads 21 comments

  8. Maple Leafs Rumors: Latest Free-Agent Updates and Trade Chatter

    The Leafs did make some additions on the first two days of free agency but they suffered some setbacks as well. Toronto inked Stephane Robidas and Leo Komarov as free agents while acquiring forward Matt Frattin in a trade with Columbus...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 22 days ago 16,532 reads 20 comments

  9. NY Rangers Rumors: Latest Free-Agent Updates and Trade Chatter

    The Rangers have been active in the first few days of free agency, both signing and losing several players. New York will have a very different look than they did during their run to the Stanley Cup Final last month...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 22 days ago 9,724 reads 4 comments

  10. Red Wings Rumors: Latest Free-Agent Updates and Trade Chatter

    The Red Wings didn't land any new players during the first two days of free agency, but general manager Ken Holland managed to find a way to re-sign defenseman Kyle Quincey and young forward Riley Sheahan...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 22 days ago 8,146 reads 18 comments

  11. Penguins Rumors: Latest Free-Agent Updates and Trade Chatter

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have been quick and decisive in the opening two days of free agency. They've locked up Christian Ehrhoff for one year according to sources...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 22 days ago 12,549 reads 16 comments

  12. Vlad Kamenev: Prospect Profile for Nashville Predators' 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Vlad Kamenev Drafted By: Nashville Predators (42nd overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 24 days ago 571 reads 0 comments

  13. Roland McKeown: Prospect Profile for Los Angeles Kings' 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Roland McKeown Drafted By: Los Angeles Kings (50th overall) Position: Defenseman Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 24 days ago 3,946 reads 1 comments

  14. Alex Nedeljkovic: Prospect Profile for Carolina Hurricanes 2nd-Round Pick

    Player: Alex Nedeljkovic Drafted By: Carolina Hurricanes (37th overall ) Position: Goaltender Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 24 days ago 729 reads 2 comments

  15. David Pastrnak: Prospect Profile for Boston Bruins' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: David Pastrnak Drafted By: Boston Bruins (25th overall) Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Final NHL Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 6,145 reads 1 comments

  16. Conner Bleackley: Prospect Profile for Colorado Avalanche's 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Conner Bleackley Drafted By: Colorado Avalanche (23rd overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 3,782 reads 2 comments

  17. Anthony DeAngelo: Prospect Profile for Tampa Bay Lightning's 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Anthony DeAngelo Drafted By: Tampa Bay Lightning (19th overall) Position: Defenseman Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 1,212 reads 0 comments

  18. Kevin Fiala: Prospect Profile for Nashville Predators' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Kevin Fiala Drafted By: Nashville Predators (11th overall) Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 1,013 reads 0 comments

  19. Nick Ritchie: Prospect Profile for Anaheim Ducks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Nick Ritchie Drafted By: Anaheim Ducks (10th overall) Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 1,788 reads 1 comments

  20. Jake Virtanen: Prospect Profile for Vancouver Canucks' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Jake Virtanen Drafted By: Vancouver Canucks (6th overall) Position: Left Wing/Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 3,313 reads 3 comments

  21. Michael Dal Colle: Prospect Profile for New York Islanders' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Michael Dal Colle Drafted By: New York Islanders (5th overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 3,397 reads 0 comments

  22. Sam Reinhart: Prospect Profile for Buffalo Sabres' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Sam Reinhart Drafted By: Buffalo Sabres (second overall) Position: Center Final Central Scouting Ranking: No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 6,585 reads 6 comments

  23. Pittsburgh Penguins 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    The Pittsburgh Penguins will follow up on their light 2013 draft with an equally thin sheet of picks in the 2014 edition. Jim Rutherford made the 22nd pick of the first round and the didn't pick again until round four with the 113th pick overall...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 6,620 reads 1 comments

  24. Chicago Blackhawks 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    Unlike a handful of other Stanley Cup hopeful teams in 2013, the Chicago Blackhawks managed to hang onto a majority of their early-round selections. They traded up to pick at No...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 10,187 reads 1 comments

  25. Boston Bruins 2014 NHL Draft Picks: Grades, Results and Analysis

    It's not uncommon to see Stanley Cup contenders dish off draft picks for rental players in the hopes of boosting the odds of a lengthy playoff run...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 25 days ago 7,045 reads 1 comments