Since the last time we ran this Jim Rutherford has been a busy man. – He hired Mike Johnson. And Rick Tocchet. – He traded James Neal. – He signed Christian Ehrhoff – He signed Steve Downie. – He drafted a European forward. After recieving a 88% disapproval rating, it was only up to go […]
Getting on an airplane to fly overseas seems like a terrible idea right now. But Mike Johnston is. Oh, yea, he is going to Russia too. According to the Trib’s Josh Yohe, Johnston wants to meet with Malkin face-to-face. Anytime an article quotes someone formly involved with the CIA you know it is serious. The […]
In a move that no one saw coming, Dejan Kovacevic announced he has quit The Trib and is starting his own site. Kovacevic is starting a subscription-based site, DK On Pittsburgh Sports, and it launches Wednesday. Dejan first announced the move on Facebook and said the site will go live with a subscription model, although he has […]
Not sure if it is just hype, but Kapanen was the star at prospect camp. Via NHL.com: He’s even better than I thought he would be,” Guerin said. “So I was very happy with him. He’s just high-end talent, high-end speed. He’s a very, very mature kid for his age. Obviously, having his father [Sami […]
The Rangers signed the lifeless Lee Stempniak to a one year, 900k deal. [ NBC ] Stempniak played okay in Pittsburgh, but some people are pretending that he is any better than what the Penguins have. A quick look at Stempniak’s production in Pittsburgh: Of his 11 points in the regular season, Sidney Crosby was […]
Here is our recap: If you are looking for some real news on players that probably will never reach the NHL, @LGP_netwolf has you covered. His day one recap is here. Prospect camp just doesn’t feel the same without Eric Tangradi.
Happy 13 years to one of the worst moments in Penguins history. The trade of Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals for Kris Beech, Michael Sivek and Ross Lupaschuk.
At the draft, Preds TV captured how the James Neal trade went down. Interestingly enough, it seems like there was another piece that didn’t happen: What David Poile was saying was that Rutherford had a trade in place to get the 23rd pick from the AVs, and was going to package that pick, as well […]
Look, Steve Downie is crazy. But when dialed in he is a perfect bottom-6 guy. This is another move that makes the Penguins better. Rick Tocchet, now an assistant with the Penguins, turned Downie into a 20-goal in Tampa, and probably turned his career around. Risk: Downie is known to take terrible penalties, probably can […]
SUN EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia Flyers Claude Giroux arrested after incident at bar. Spent night in jail http://t.co/Ys5WNgSyYz #ottnews #nhl — Ottawa Sun (@ottawasuncom) July 2, 2014