RECAP: Game 4. Isles aren’t ready for primetime, yet.

This was one hell of a hockey game. From the early look of things, the Pens and Isles may be the two best teams in the Metro. This game was about the Isles coming to make a statement. They left having not made it. They are a good team, no doubt. Still, not ready to […]

NHL: Dallas Stars at Pittsburgh Penguins

Dupuis Skates Before AM Practice

Pascal Dupuis skated this morning and apparently is OK after taking a 75 MPH slap-shot to the back of his neck last night against Dallas. From the Pens Twitter account… Photo proof that Pascal Dupuis is here and is skating on


RECAP: Game 3. Pens lose in heartbreaking fashion.

Telling you right now. Dallas has something going if they stay healthy. They got into penalty trouble in the first period, and the Pens made them pay. But after that, they stayed on an even keel and waited for their chances. We were thinking about how great it used to be (see Bylsma era) to […]

NHL: Preseason-Minnesota Wild at Pittsburgh Penguins

The Mechanical Penguins

If there’s one thing we can say about the Penguins through the first two games of the season (besides the fact that they’ve scored a lot of goals and haven’t lost) is that they just look different. But what’s responsible for the difference? Why do the zone exits look so smooth? There are several nuances of what […]



In the past five years, the Penguins’ fanbase has gotten bad at times. We’ve all been guilty of it. The Penguin organization has been bad. The team itself has been bad. But if you want a look at a truly miserable situation, look no further than the Toronto Maple Leafs. From the coach, to the […]


QUICK CAP: Pens cruise again. 5-2 win in Toronto.

In the grand scheme of hockey news, the biggest story coming out of this game will be the Leafs and their constant battle with the fans and media. A fan threw their jersey onto the ice during the third period and then walked out. Someone might burn Randy Carlyle’s house down. Meanwhile, everything is in […]