1. Internet Insulation: The Decline of Civility

    More and more people turn to the internet as their source of printed news these days. Along with that comes social network links to Twitter and Facebook and the obligatory "reader comment" section...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about almost 4 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  2. A Different Take On The Penguins

    It is Thursday, November 19th, 2009. the Pittsburgh Penguins have completed 25.6 percent of their schedule and the only thing people can write about are the injuries. For everybody's information, the Penguins have not lost the most "man-games" to injury

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about almost 5 years ago 221 reads 1 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Penguins: California Preview

    Tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins begin a four-game road trip. The first three games will be a tour through sunny California, the home of hockey. Did I really just say that? Well, let's take a look at that...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about almost 5 years ago 235 reads 5 comments

  4. Penguins 2009-2010: What, Me Worry?

    The Penguins return to another preseason after a short summer. The Pens defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets in overtime 5-4, with a typical, training camp squad...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about 5 years ago 293 reads 3 comments

  5. Fedotenko Will Stay in Pittsburgh Next Year

    Ray Shero managed to keep one piece of the Stanley Cup puzzle in Pittsburgh. Unrestricted free agent Ruslan Fedotenko has signed a one-year, $1.8 million contract. (Read more at Pittsburgh Penguins News and SI...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about 5 years ago 231 reads 9 comments

  6. Rob Scuderi Follows the Money to Los Angeles Kings

    Reported a little over an hour ago, Rob Scuderi has signed with the Los Angeles Kings for a four-year deal worth $3.4 million annually. (Click on this LINK to read an article about it...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about 5 years ago 260 reads 6 comments

  7. The Legend of Marian Hossa

    One of the biggest stories of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals is Marian Hossa's departure from the Penguins in 2008 to play for the Detroit Red Wings. In 1997, Hossa was drafted 12th overall by the Ottawa Senators...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 411 reads 17 comments

  8. Red Wings-Penguins: Detroit Leads 1-0—No Need for Panic, Pittsburgh

    The Penguins lost their first game to the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Detroit Red Wings. The score was 3-1 and, unlike Game One in 2008, most people have rated it an extremely even match decided by bounces...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 146 reads 3 comments

  9. Mama Malkin's Home Cookin'

    Evgeni Malkin may be doing better this year because of one simple reason: his mother's home cooking. During an interview, Geno said that he feels good and is happy his mother is there to cook for him...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 1,080 reads 5 comments

  10. NHL Sues Bleacher Report

    Shortly after the announcement that Chicago Blackhawks' coach, Joel Quenneville, would be fined $10,000 for criticizing the officiating in Game Four of the Western Conference Finals, the NHL sued Bleacher Report...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 359 reads 6 comments

  11. Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals: Pens Advance to Conference Finals

    In the playoffs, hockey becomes a game of inches. In Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals, the Penguins won by a yard...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 310 reads 0 comments

  12. Capitals-Penguins: From Russia With Gloves

    I'm not a Flyers fan, so I won't complain endlessly about the poor job the officials did in this game. I won't talk about Matt Cooke getting tripped and being unable to cover Ovechkin on the powerplay...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 131 reads 2 comments

  13. Thanks, Rangers! Pack Your Bags, Flyers!

    For two-and-a-half hours today, this last day of the regular season, the New York Rangers were Pittsburgh's favorite hockey team...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 196 reads 11 comments

  14. Penguins-Rangers: Pens End March With Win

    Secondary scoring and Sidney Crosby were the difference in the Penguins last game in March—and it didn't hurt that Ray Shero decided to hang up the Powder Blues, either—Max ...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL to Air New Reality Show (Satire)

    Move over Brody Jenner, the NHL Network is set to air a spin-off of your MTV reality show. Martin Brodeur, the new all-time, winningest goaltender, stars in "Bromance: Hockey Style...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 463 reads 25 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Penguins' Possible Playoff Opponents and Prognostication

    Not too long ago, many people were wondering if the Penguins would even make the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now, everyone is wondering who they'll play in the playoffs...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 273 reads 2 comments

  17. The Great 8: Ovie Reaches 50

    Congratulations Alexander Ovechkin! Last year, Ovechkin became the first player in over 10years to score over 60 goals. Tonight, Ovie scored his 50th after being stymied at 49 for a couple games...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 116 reads 2 comments

  18. Penguins: Regular Season vs. Playoffs

    There is a lot of talk these days about what match ups fans would like to see in the post-season. "Our team owned your team in the regular season." "Our team kicked your team's ass in the regular season...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 187 reads 6 comments

  19. Penguins-Blue Jackets, One Point Is Better Than None

    The Pittsburgh Penguins lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets in their third shootout in as many games. After Columbus scored 63 seconds into the third period, it looked as though the Penguins' win streak would end in convincing fashion...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 155 reads 6 comments

  20. Tyler Kennedy Scores Winner For Pittsburgh Penguins, Denied a Star

    Tyler Kennedy has earned the moniker "The Little Tiger" by Paul Steigerwald, the FSN-Pittsburgh play-by-play commentator. In the 2007-2008 season, he earned a spot on the Pens through hard work and smart play...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  21. March Of The Penguins

    Just when they needed it, the Penguins are finding ways to win and have won three in a row for the first time since mid-November. The Pens have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  22. Penguins-Sharks: Penguins Win, Solid But Not Impressive

    The Pittsburgh Penguins squeaked out a 2-1 shoot-out win against the San Jose Sharks last night in Mellon Arena. It capped a nice home stand with the Penguins getting six out of a possible eight points and not giving any points to Eastern Conference teams

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  23. Pittsburgh Penguins in Powder Blue: It's Time To Place the Blame

    The rest of you can blame injuries (I have in the past), Michel Therrien, or Ray Shero (or Hossa, or Satan), for that matter. I'm blaming the "Powder Blues." As far as I am concerned, King Tut has nothin' on the Curse of the Third Sweater...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 701 reads 9 comments

  24. What if the Penguins DON'T Make It to the Playoffs?

    It seems more an more likely that the Pittsburgh Penguins will NOT be participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 213 reads 2 comments

  25. Can the Pittsburgh Penguins Overcome Injuries?

    Last year, Crosby and Fleury were sidelined by high-ankle sprains and missed quite a number of games. During their absences, Malkin stepped up to fill the void left by Crosby. Ty Conklin put on a show with an impressive (and unexpected) win streak...

    Eric Naughton Written by Eric Naughton about over 5 years ago 73 reads 5 comments