Category: Pittsburgh Penguins

Matt Cooke, Pittsburgh Penguins Ramped Up Workouts Prior to Deal in Order to be Ready for Season

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

While a deal to end the NHL lockout seemed to be a lost cause to many on the outside, Matt Cooke says a group of the Pittsburgh Penguins had ratcheted up their workouts two weeks prior as they sensed a deal was nearing. Hopefully they're not alone, as the 48-game ...

Sidney Crosby Attempts to Stay Upbeat, but His Optimism Toward Ending the Lockout is Lower than Ever

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Donald Fehr and the NHLPA are ready to get back to the bargaining table at any point, but right now they are waiting for the NHL to step up to the plate. It's late December and we are still without an NHL season. Most players were hoping it didn't get ...

Frustrated Sidney Crosby Says 60-Game Season “Would Be Pretty Fair”

Friday, November 9th, 2012

The NHL lockout continues, with November and the Winter Classic both wiped out. The two parties have been engaged in plenty of talks lately, which is a good sign, but there isn't a lot of room left for snags. They have to get this thing going soon, otherwise Sidney Crosby ...

Sidney Crosby Admits That If The Lockout Continues He’ll “Think Pretty Hard” About Playing Elsewhere

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The Pittsburgh Penguins were supposed to start training camp this Friday, but the NHL and NHLPA are still locking horns and it appears time will be missed yet again as the work stoppage continues. Now we watch to see how many of the league's brightest stars opt to play elsewhere ...

Peter Laviolette on Philly finishing off Pittsburgh: “Every Guy Did All They Could and More to Knock Out a Powerful Team”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The Philadelphia Flyers survived a violent, intense and emotional first-round series with intrastate rival Pittsburgh, and now Philly coach Peter Laviolette has a chance to reflect on a well-played series while he and his team await results from other matchups before they can begin preparing for a still-unknown Eastern Conference ...

Wayne Gretzky Admits to Being Surprised by the Excessive Intensity that has Plagued the NHL Playoffs

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

There have been some thrilling battles and surprising results thus far in the quest for the Stanley Cup, but unfortunately, the 2012 NHL playoffs have been marred by a slew of illegal hits and suspensions, once again shifting the spotlight on player safety and the violence inherently linked to the ...

Dan Bylsma: “Talking about Sidney Crosby hasn’t been a good thing. I’m not sure if I would be talking too loud.”

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

One of the most anticipated playoff matchups of the NHL postseason is the one between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers. The two teams were separated by just five points in the regular season and a brawl ensued between these opponents on April 1st. The Penguins believe they are hitting their ...

As Flyers Prep for Penguins, Philly Coach Peter Laviolette Breaks Down the Matchup and Reflects on a Fiery Recent Meeting

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

When the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway on Wednesday, the majority of hockey-watching eyes will probably be trained on Pittsburgh. That's because the Flyers-Penguins matchup is arguably the most intriguing series of Round 1. Not only do the Pennsylvania rivals have a long-term hatred for one another, there's been fresh ...

Evgeni Malkin Likes Being Known as the Best Player in the World, but Knows he Must Prove it in this year’s NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Evgeni Malkin is becoming widely regarded as the NHL's greatest player, but that is a debate for another time. Malkin is definitely one of the hottest players in hockey right now, leading the league in points. He also scored a goal in the second period to break a scoreless tie ...

If He Can Keep Healthy, Look Out NHL, Sidney Crosby Unsatisfied with Play: “There’s just a ton of things I need to improve on.”

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Sidney Crosby took a hard hit in Monday's game against the Boston Bruins, and news broke on Wednesday thatthe Pittsburgh Penguins are deciding to err on the side of caution by not allowing their captain to play in the Pens upcoming two road games this week against the Philadelphia Flyers ...