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13 Years Ago. The end of the good days.

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.  

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

Pens ink Steve Downie to 1-year deal

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 […]

NHL DRAFT

Farewell: Brooks Orpik

Out of everyone who left on Tuesday, this one leaves a mark. And it’s not because it means the Pens are doomed. They’re not doomed; it’s time for the young defensemen to get a shot. Orpik signing with the Capitals isn’t what makes it leave a mark, either. It stings because Orpik was our last […]

Youth Olympic Winter Games Innsbruck 2012

The Penguins draft a European forward: Kasperi Kapanen

For the first time in ten years the Penguins drafted a European forward. The Penguins drafted the Finnish born Kasperi Kapanen. ISS Hockey ranked him as the 13th best player available overall. And he was also rated as the number one European skater available. From Hockey’s Future: Talent Analysis Kasperi Kapanen plays a cerebral game with […]

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