Pittsburgh Penguins

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Repeating as Stanley Cup champions is very difficult. The Pittsburgh Penguins are back-to-back defending Stanley Cup Champions. That in and of itself is quite the accomplishment. But, as the season progresses, these questions are suddenly legitimate: “Is a third in a row possible?” “Is it even realistic to ponder a three-peat?” The answer is a
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Murky. Muddy. The first words that come to mind when attempting to forecast the Pittsburgh Penguins’ approach to the looming trade deadline. We’re two weeks away from Jim Rutherford’s last-ditch effort to tweak this roster in preparation for a run at a third consecutive Stanley Cup, and, instead of their needs becoming clearer, they’re actually getting
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You can’t blame Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang for a slow start to the 2017-18 season. When he stepped on the ice on Oct. 4 against the St. Louis Blues it was his first game action since last February, during which time he underwent major neck surgery to repair a herniated disk. He was watching
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They’ve been called the “Three-Headed Monster“. They are the Penguins’ most recognizable, expensive and skilled players. They are also reason that going into the All-Star Break, the Penguins sit in the third playoff spot in the Metropolitan Division. Yes, all of the teams below the Penguins have games in hand. In fact, the four teams
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From before biblical, to the days of digital, mankind has fretted about the future. The seemingly simple, yet infinitely cryptic question of “What comes next?” perplexes prophets and economists alike. While the hockey world isn’t immune from wondering what’s to come, puck prophecies don’t usually run rampant until the NHL playoff picture begins to come
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On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Penguins faced the Boston Bruins in their last opportunity for points before their bye week. The Bruins were a formidably hot team — 8-0-2 over their last 10 games, with seven goals against the Hurricanes the night before — but the Penguins fought their way to an overtime win, two precious
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A couple of years ago, Sergei Plotnikov was a hot name in NHL free agency as half the league was chasing him. In the end, he signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, but things didn’t go the way he was expecting them to. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website Sport-Express, the
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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ consecutive Cup wins enriched the legacies of their future Hall of Famers, but they were revelatory in other ways as well. Pittsburgh won with defensemen whose reputations on their prior teams were less than stellar. Trevor Daley was run out of Chicago and traded for the incapable Rob Scuderi. Ron Hainsey was