RECAP: Game 43. Isles turn it on, destroy Pens in third and win 6-3. Here is why games like this are bothersome. The Penguins jump out to a 2-0 lead. In your mind you are thinking, “This is awesome,” and then, “Just wait until Hornqvist and Comeau come back.”  Everything is looking so good. And then reality sets in. The Isles start chipping away. They tie it. The […]


What the Hell Happened: Pens fail a gut check on the Isle

Breaking news: It’s the middle of January, and the Islanders are better than the Penguins in every facet of the game. The Isles aren’t a Disney fairy-tale story. They are the real deal. They have the complete package, and they have everyone in the Eastern Conference running scared. It’s a tough idea to swallow, but the […]

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Ryan Suter suspended two games.

Ryan Suter couldn’t cry his way out of being suspended. Looking back on last nights game this was the lone reaction from anyone of Steve Downie’s teammates: Gee, Adams don’t get so worked up. Save that for your own team. We’re beating a dead horse here. But just so we’re clear, no one was advocating […]


Pens Acquire Mark Arcobello Via Waivers

The Penguins have acquired forward Mark Arcobello off waivers from the Nashville Predators. Arcobello was traded to the Predators after years alternating between the NHL and AHL for the Edmonton Oilers. At 5’8, 166 pounds, Arcobello is a small-ish forward that has exhibited the scoring ability to make an a decent enough impact at the […]


What the Hell Happened: Pens rough up Minnesota

The Wild are just awful right now, and the Pens beat them up pretty good. 7-2 was the final, and the ice was titled for the entire game. The Pens got some goals from unusual sources, like Goc and Paul Martin Powerball, and Chris Kunitz finally made an appearance. Hoping to see more from him.

NHL: Preseason-Minnesota Wild at Pittsburgh Penguins

Breaking Down The Breakout

Throughout the course of the year I’ve spent a lot of time in my articles noting the patience and puck support exhibited by the Penguins in their breakout. The game last week against the Bruins, as disappointing of a loss as it was, provided some excellent video that really exemplifies the specifics of the Penguins […]