Rick retires from the Pensblog.
An article that explains why statistics, analytics and “fancy stats” are important.
Brandon Sutter re-signs with the Pittsburgh Penguins for two years.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have avoided salary arbitration with Nick Spaling. Via the Pens: “The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Nick Spaling, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2015-16 campaign and has an average annual value of $2.2 […]
Nick Spaling is apparently looking for a $2.85 million salary for next season. Now, we admittedly don’t know very much about Nick Spaling, but we just can’t see the Penguins giving him that kind of money. Ken Campbell of the Hockey News says that
The Penguins announced today that Jacques Martin has been named “Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations.”
Sidney Crosby doesn’t need wrist surgery.
Crosby is having surgery.
The Brian Gibbons Era has come to a close.
Alexei Kovalev has retired.
Nikolai Kulemin goes to the Islanders.
Pittsburgh Penguins additions and departures so far.
Free Agency 2014 has arrived.
Nikolai Kulemin would be great for the Pittsburgh Penguins top six.
The NHL Draft is tonight!
Basically every reference this blog has ever made is from 1996.
Reaction to Mike Johnston, the “Playing to Lose” documentary and more. Adam, Derek and Rick are joined by several guests including Mike Colligan and
Best of luck jumping into the hot seat, Mike.
The NHL Awards are on tonight at 7pm/et on NBCSN and CBC. NHL.com has info on the presentation of the awards and info on the finalists for each award. The show is typically a cringe-worthy affair, but at least you’ll probably get to see Sidney Crosby win something if you watch.
Make way for Willie!?
So yeah, despite the rumors, Bill Peters won’t be the Penguins’ next head coach. Peters has been hired to be the coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. So that’s the end of that.
Anyone could be the Pittsburgh Penguins’ next coach!
Mario Lemieux was drafted 30 years ago today.
It looks like Dan Bylsma has been fired.