Category: Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby plays in 500th career game

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby played in his 500th career NHL game last night against the San Jose Sharks, and in typical dramatic fashion, he played hero with a great performance. The Sharks entered the game as arguably the best…

Pittsburgh Penguins: Teemu Selanne says Olli Maatta belongs on Finland’s Olympic Ice Hockey team at Sochi 2014

Olli Maatta, Pittsburgh Penguins

He is a legend making his final round through NHL buildings he has electrified for the better part of two decades. Teemu Selanne played what is likely his last NHL game in Pittsburgh last night as his Anaheim Ducks lost…

Pittsburgh Penguins: does Marc-Andre Fleury have a spot on Team Canada?

Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins

Four years ago Team Canada won Olympic gold with Marc-Andre Fleury serving as third-string goalie behind Roberto Luongo and Martin Brodeur. The Flower never dressed in any elimination games at Vancouver 2010 but he was on the team. Will he…

Watch Malkin and Ovechkin singing in Olympic music video

Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals showed off their singing skills in a recent promotional video for the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It’s unclear whether the two NHL Hart trophy winners are lip-syncing, but the video is entertaining nonetheless.

*Former NHL players Pavel Bure and Alexei Yashin can also be spotted wailing away

 

 

 

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

Shawn Matthias of the Florida Panthers. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…

Today’s 5: Crosby’s scoring pace, Sabres losing pace, Tim Thomas’ positive influence, and more.

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.

1. Crosby is a beast. The NHL season is only three weeks old, and already Sidney Crosby is running away with the scoring lead, again. The Kid has 17 points in 8 games, as I’m sure you already know. Pretty…

Hockey Morning in Canada: Canucks play Penguins at 10 AM Pacific Time

Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks.

It is extremely rare for an NHL team to play as early as the Vancouver Canucks will today in Pittsburgh against the Penguins. The Pacific time zoned club will have puck for breakfast as their 1:00 EDT game happens to…

Today’s 5: Berube vs Pens, Thomas vs Bruins, Yakupov, and more.

Flyers head coach and captain Claude Giroux from 2012.  Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Berube’s 1st Battle With The Pittsburgh Penguins It could be argued, you’re not truly the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers until you’ve gone head-to-head with bitter rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, newly appointed head coach Craig Berube will get…

Comparing Avs’ MacKinnon To Last 10 1st Overalls After 6 Games Played.

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As far as samples sizes go, this is as small as you’re going to get, but it’s still the best way to measure Nathan MacKinnon‘s place amongst NHL 1st overalls this early in his high scoring career. Since 2004, the…