Breaking News-Sources: Penguins to acquire Phil Kessel in trade *Updated

According to high level sources to The PensBlog, Phil Kessel will be traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins.  The players the Pens will send in return has not been made available as of yet. We will update this major story as it develops, but a huge get for the Penguins as a major scoring winger comes to […]


tPB Free Agency Live Blog

Welcome to the 2015 tPB Free Agency Live Blog.  Check back throughout the day for free agent signings, rumors, innuendo, bitching and moaning. Read anything that might draw our attention…follow me and send me the link over 


Pens and Erreything Else: July 1st, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, The NHL, and Erreything else.  In honor of the first day of free agency, It’s more fun than taking Steve Martin’s advice on becoming a millionaire: Step One- Get a million dollars Step Two- Never pay taxes THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS The Penguins have a […]


Pens re-sign Ian Cole

He’ll get a three-year deal with an annual cap hit of $2.1 million. Cole was set to be a restricted free agent Wednesday had a deal not been made. He had one goal to go along with eight points in 20 games with the Pens last season after coming over from St. Louis for the player […]


Pens and Erreything Else: June 29th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than drafting players from North America, something the Pens know nothing about this year. IT’S A DAMNED CONSPIRACY I TELL YAS FOR THOSE EURO PLAYERSS TO INVADE OUR PURE CANADIAN SPORT.  DEY ALREADY GOT DAT EVNERGENI MALKIN […]


NHL draft weekend leaves the Penguins with more questions than answers

Told you this was going to happen. Grandpa Jim Rutherford didn’t bring the putter out during the NHL draft weekend. Some think that it isn’t a bad thing – and it is true – it is better to not force something. However, the Penguins did try. And they tried hard: First – that is an awful […]

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Prospect Report: Daniel Sprong

In a list of surprising fallers on day two of the 2015 NHL draft, the Penguins were able to get a steal by selecting Daniel Sprong from the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. Most of the major draft outlets had Sprong ranked somewhere around the 20-28 range. Personally, I had him at 24. So let’s […]


2015 NHL Draft Live Blog

Pens in on Kessel? Sharp? Will Jim Rutherford stay awake? Welcome to the 2015 Draft liveblog -which probably won’t be that long.


Draft day rumor round up: Sharp, Kessel, St.Louis?

It is that special time again. The night we hear a bunch of rumors – then we are let down as nothing happens. But is there hope? Maybe someone will spot Jim Rutherford roaming Ft. Lauderdale streets with a putter headed towards PF changs – because you know he loves that. But really – we […]


2015 Penguins Draft Endorsement List

This will be my tenth year writing about the NHL draft and putting together a list of detailed profiles of players  I hope the Penguins can steal with their first selection in the draft. I’m very excited to officially bring this list to the Pensblog for the first time. If you’ve not read my pre-draft […]


Pens and Erreything Else: June 24th, 2015

        Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun that trading Geno for Oshie and Backes. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – So do we want to do actual news, wild trade speculation, or expert analysis???  Trades, huh….alright… – The ruiners of fun over […]