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RECAP: Game 72. The Penguins are a mess. Win 3-1.

The Pens are in trouble. We’re not gonna be rah-rah, the Pens can do anything they set their mind to. With Malkin and Hornqvist out, this is the perfect time for the Pens to see who can step up and make plays. The answer is: NO ONE. How much better would you feel if Max […]

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VIDEO: Bill Guerin agrees that the Penguins whine too much

This interview occurred Thursday afternoon on SportsNet Radio. https://youtu.be/ciR5J2o7Yqo Some highlights: “Your team whines quite a bit,” MacLean said to Guerin on-air Thursday. “It’s hurt you at times in key situations, and I think it’s hurt you at playoff time.” “It’s definitely an area that we’ve identified as being an issue at times. And you […]

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RECAP: Game 70. What the hell just happened? Pens get shut out by the Devils.

Yeah. This isn’t good. Overreactions be damned; you could be the most optimistic Penguins fan in the entire world right now, and there is no way you aren’t concerned. This was an embarassment from start to finish. Yes, the Devils have been playing better lately, but yikes. Rich said it best in the Gameday post when […]

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The Steve Downie Penalty Powerball – 3-17-2015

Changing it up. Ben Lovejoy probably will never score a goal. How to play: 1. Download our Pensblog App. And send us your guess for the time and period Steve Downie will take a penalty. 2. Or you can tweet your guess (time, period) #SteveDowniepenalty. 3. The format, based on the picture below is as follows: 13:51, 2nd per. Using […]

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Colligan: 5 Questions on Derrick Pouliot Concerns and Connor McDavid

This a column by Mike Colligan that appears every Monday on The Pensblog. You can find more of Mike’s work at his site, ColliganHockey.com. (1) Will Derrick Pouliot be Playoff-Ready? Pittsburgh’s rookie sensation Derrick Pouliot was demoted to Wilkes-Barre Scranton of the AHL on Saturday. Head coach Mike Johnston said the move was to allow Andrew […]

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RECAP: Game 69. LOL. Pens get blitzed 5-1.

Some guy got taken out on a stretcher at Mario’s bar in the South Side this weekend because he drank too much during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Pittsburgh. He’s about the only other person who had a worse weekend than the Penguins. Sidney Crosby returned from his mysterious injury but didn’t do much. The rest […]

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