Gameday 1: Anaheim Ducks at Pittsburgh Penguins

Anaheim Ducks @ Pittsburgh Penguins 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Tonight the Penguins officially turn the page and embark on a new era. A lot has changed since the last time the Penguins played a game that actually meant something. New management, new coaches, some new players, even new […]


Preseason Gameday: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings 7:30 PM – ROOT Sports Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan Sidney Crosby returns to the lineup tonight for the final preseason game before the regular season begins.  He will likely be reunited with former linemates Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis. 


Preseason Gameday: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Minnesota Wild

Pittsburgh Penguins (2-2) @ Minnesota Wild (1-1-1) 8:00 PM – ROOT Sports Xcel Energy Center – St Paul, Minnesota No Sidney Crosby again tonight, he is still dealing with the loss of his grandmother.  It looks like we may see him Wednesday against Detroit.  We will, however, see Pascal Dupuis in his first preseason game […]


Preseason Gameday: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Columbus Blue Jackets (3-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (1-2) 4 PM – Televised on the CW and NHL Network Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The big news is that both Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz will be making their preseason debuts today.  Crosby has only been practicing since Tuesday, so how many minutes he sees […]


Preseason Gameday: Minnesota Wild @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Minnesota Wild (0-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (0-2) 7:00 PM – No TV Broadcast Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Penguins have lost both of their preseason games thus far, but honestly who cares. At this point, it’s all about projecting the look of the team, and even that has been hard to grasp with guys […]

Preseason Gameday: Detroit Red Wings @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Detroit Red Wings @ Pittsburgh Penguins The CW Pittsburgh – 7:00 pm/et Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA It feels like training camp started twenty minutes ago, but the Pens play their first preseason game tonight at home against Detroit. 


TWEETCAP: Claude Giroux Has Sneaky Hands

Claude Giroux was arrested for redefining “copping a feel” and it was instant internet gold: ‘Giroux know what to do with that big cop butt…..’ – Jason Derulo — Mikey (@fsmikey)


TWEETCAP: Who is this guy?

Jim Rutherford finally has his man.  Sure those rejected offers from last week technically make this his third man, well, I sure am hoping he was at least the third best option.  Actually if he wasn’t, I’m positive Rutherford would have said it.  Nonetheless, Mike Johnston is by all accounts an actual man, and a […]


TWEETCAP: Everything is happening

After three weeks of basically nothing but Pierre McGuire talk and groundless speculation, the Penguins finally made their decision on a GM, and then in almost the same breath fired their coach.

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TWEETCAP: Ray Shero Firing

This was weird.  So weird that we couldn’t resist posting social media’s reaction to the news that Ray Shero would be fired from his role as General Manager while Dan Bylsma remains head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins…for now.  In a word, the reaction was: Confused.