LINK CITY: Pens sign Matt D’Agostini, All-time gave up team

Really like this signing by the Penguins. D'Agostini brings a ton of speed to the table. Could be a good fit in the third line.[Pens ]

Reader Derek F sent this in from when D'Agostini was with the Habs…

D'Agostini toiled with the Devils and Blues last season. In 2011 he was a 20/20 guy. He sported a shooting % of 10.77

Good Reads

– DGB with a great look at players teams gave up on. [ GrantLand ]

This part hurt:

At the 1996 trade deadline, the Canucks and Penguins decided to exchange headaches, trading the two players in a straight-up deal. Naslund continued to develop slowly in Vancouver before finally finding his game in the 2000-01 season. From there, he became one of the league’s best offensive threats, finishing in the top five in scoring three straight years from 2002-04. He spent eight years as the team captain, and had his number retired by the franchise.

Alek Stojanov scored two goals in Pittsburgh. They were the only two of his NHL career.



– Seven things about the Mighty Duck Trilogy that are bothersome. [  CollegeHumor ]

Agree with most of the post. Biggest thing for us is the snubbing team Canada and team Russia. Makes no sense.