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Pens and Erreything Else: July 6th, 2015

  Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than blowing your finger(s) off this weekend. ‘Murica   THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – So apparently the Pens were involved in some kind of trade over the free agent frenzy???? Here is a quick Kessel run…made in […]


Hurricanes Owner Makes Bizarre Comments About Penguins, Rutherford

So, this is strange. Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos held a press conference Wednesday to discuss the first day of free agency. Instead of focusing on his own team – the one that went 30-41-11 last season and missed the playoffs by 27 points – Karmanos spent a large portion of the time covering the current state of the […]


Thoughts: Pens Free Agency Part 1 – Band-Aids DO Fix Bullet Holes

Can’t develop a goal scorer? Can’t sign a goal scorer? Don’t even have the picks to draft a goal scorer?!? Eff it, trade for a goal scorer. And so continues Jim Rutherford’s tenure as Penguins GM… Forget free agency, this is the part that matters. The Kessel Trade Acquire Give Away Phil Kessel (7 yrs, […]


tPB Free Agency Live Blog

Welcome to the 2015 tPB Free Agency Live Blog.  Check back throughout the day for free agent signings, rumors, innuendo, bitching and moaning. Read anything that might draw our attention…follow me and send me the link over 

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Pens and Erreything Else: July 1st, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, The NHL, and Erreything else.  In honor of the first day of free agency, It’s more fun than taking Steve Martin’s advice on becoming a millionaire: Step One- Get a million dollars Step Two- Never pay taxes THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS The Penguins have a […]


Pens re-sign Ian Cole

He’ll get a three-year deal with an annual cap hit of $2.1 million. Cole was set to be a restricted free agent Wednesday had a deal not been made. He had one goal to go along with eight points in 20 games with the Pens last season after coming over from St. Louis for the player […]


Pens and Erreything Else: June 29th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than drafting players from North America, something the Pens know nothing about this year. IT’S A DAMNED CONSPIRACY I TELL YAS FOR THOSE EURO PLAYERSS TO INVADE OUR PURE CANADIAN SPORT.  DEY ALREADY GOT DAT EVNERGENI MALKIN […]


NHL draft weekend leaves the Penguins with more questions than answers

Told you this was going to happen. Grandpa Jim Rutherford didn’t bring the putter out during the NHL draft weekend. Some think that it isn’t a bad thing – and it is true – it is better to not force something. However, the Penguins did try. And they tried hard: First – that is an awful […]

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Prospect Report: Daniel Sprong

In a list of surprising fallers on day two of the 2015 NHL draft, the Penguins were able to get a steal by selecting Daniel Sprong from the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. Most of the major draft outlets had Sprong ranked somewhere around the 20-28 range. Personally, I had him at 24. So let’s […]