1. 10 Questions Facing the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Second Half of the NHL Season

    The first half of the 2012-2013 season was an exciting one for the Pittsburgh Penguins . The Penguins posted a 16-8-0 record and have looked good doing so...

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  2. Predicting the Lines for the Pittsburgh Penguins Next Time They Take the Ice

    Coaches often have all the pieces to the puzzle, but fail to put them together correctly. Line building is critical to any team's success each season; however, it is even more so during a shortened season...

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  3. The 5 Most Expendable Members of the Pittsburgh Penguins

    There is no such thing as a secure job. Working hard may help with maintaining a job, but hard work isn't always enough. A simple change in company strategy or the rise of a young, talented coworker could lead to one's swift departure...

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  4. NHL Trade Scenarios: 5 Teams That'll Be in the Mix for Roberto Luongo

    After watching Cory Schneider prove his worth as a starting NHL goaltender this past season, many within the Canucks organization felt that it was finally time to move Roberto Luongo ...

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  5. NHL: Each Team's X-Factor Heading into Next Season

    In the 95 years the NHL has been in existence, many teams that looked great on paper have floundered, while teams that appeared to be weak have flourished due to the failure or success of the respective team’s X-factor...

    Ryan Tactac Written by Ryan Tactac about 2 years ago 1,558 reads 15 comments

  6. 2012 NHL Offseason: Pittsburgh Penguins Would Be Wise to Avoid Alexander Semin

    As a result of Ray Shero’s recent moves and the failure to sign either Zach Parise or Ryan Suter , the Pittsburgh Penguins are left with a vacancy in the top six forward grouping and approximately $10...

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  7. Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Would Be Foolish to Trade Jordan Staal

    With the 2012 NHL Draft drawing near, many have begun to speculate as to what deals are going to be made. One rumor has the Pittsburgh Penguins trading Jordan Staa l to the Edmonton Oilers for the No...

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  8. NFL Bounty Scandal: Bounty System Doesn't Exist Solely at the Professional Level

    Light is finally being shed upon the bounty system that exists in the NFL . Many of you are repulsed and absolutely stunned that a system like this exists; however, it really is just a blown-up version of what goes on at all levels of football...

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  9. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full Round-by-Round Predictions

    Every year, each NHL team grinds out a regular season of 82 games in pursuit of a coveted playoff spot. After yet another exciting finish to the regular season, the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs bracket is set...

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  10. Evgeni Malkin Versus Steven Stamkos: Who Should Win the Hart Memorial Trophy?

    As the season nears its conclusion, so does the race for the Hart Memorial Trophy. The Hart Memorial Trophy is given annually to the player "judged to be the most valuable to his team...

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  11. Pittsburgh Penguins Power Play Is Slumping: Is Sidney Crosby's Return to Blame?

    A power play is one of the best gifts a team can receive in the NHL —two minutes with a distinct advantage over the opponent. Two weeks before the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin, the Pittsburgh Penguins are struggling on the power play...

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