Stop Complaining About the Increase in Power Plays

If you’ve watched even a period of pre-season NHL hockey this year, you’ve probably noticed something…different. That something isn’t new…

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Whose Third Line Is It Anyway?

Let’s play a game! It’s called who is going to center the Penguins bottom two lines on Opening Night of…

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My Day With The Cup: WE ARE! Edition

Winning the Stanley Cup is my lifelong goal. It’s the big career dream I have. Some people want to own…

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Weapon of Choice: Kessel vs. Saad

Today, in a new series I’m hoping to continue moving forward we’re going to look at a player the Pittsburgh…

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Vegas Takes Fleury

So I’m going to out myself here as a lover of romantic comedies right now (sorry guys, but in addition…

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Penguins Head to Hockey Valley

This morning it was announced that on September 19, 2017 the Pittsburgh Penguins will travel to State College, Pa., for…

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The Penguins. The Expansion Draft. And You.

Wash the champagne out of your skin, Pittsburgh. Pick the confetti out of your car trunk and sandals. Because believe…

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Sidney Crosby Isn’t Unlikeable

As the Penguins worked their way through the four circles of hell known as the Stanley Cup Playoffs one thing…

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Welcome Back, Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh, we’re back. For the second straight year, the Penguins are in the Stanley Cup Final. This year the road…

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Sabres Hire Botterill – Now What?

It has happened. The thing that Pens fans and quite a few media members have wrung hands and worried about…

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Maatta/Daley – Actually Not Bad?

Heading into the Penguins first-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets there was one defense pairing that made every…

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Why the NHL Should Go to the Olympics

     My mom was never a hockey fan. Then I got into hockey. Ever since she’s gotten a crash…

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Conor The Mighty

Marcus Stroman is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays and recently led team USA to win…

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Fixing Olli Maatta

Olli Maatta hasn’t had a great year. Heck, he hasn’t really had a great last season and 1/4 if we’re…

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The Mysterious Case of Tom Sestito

Gather ‘round and let’s have a discussion folks. As you know, it’s March 19th and the Pittsburgh Penguins look more…

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The Mysterious Case of Tom Sestito

Gather ‘round and let’s have a discussion folks. As you know, it’s March 19th and the Pittsburgh Penguins look more…

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Bonino…Bonino…Bonino…

Let’s talk about Nick Bonino. He was the B of the famous HBK line. A third-line center who found himself…

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Streit Outta Purgatory

<![CDATA[The Penguins game against the Lightning was a pretty standard one on the schedule. Mark Streit played against his former…

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Expansion Draft Breakdown: Justin Schultz

With the prospect of the expansion draft looming plenty of people have turned their eyes towards who the Penguins should,…

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Policing the Fan Police

Don’t come late. Don’t leave early. Don’t forget to stand up robotically with every precontrived “get loud” that comes across…

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Recap 54: A Horse With No Name

The Penguins game started at 8 p.m. because it’s Phoenix Arizona, where everything is made up and start times don’t…

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Every Time Sidney Crosby Was So Extra

Sidney Crosby is on the cusp of some serious greatness so today at Pensblog we started talking about his greatest…

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The NHL’s 100 Greatest Non-Canadian Players

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the NHL released its list of its 100 Greatest* players of all time. The asterisk is…

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Welcome to the New NHL

On Monday January 23, 2017 the NHL announced its three stars of the previous week. The name at the top…

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Identifying Potential Penguins Trade Targets

If you listen to “Pat and Leah Have a Hockey Podcast” you know on the most recent episode we spent some…

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#FreeJakeGuentzel

With the Penguins stuck smack dab in the middle of their first true losing streak since December of 2015 there…

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Who is Evgeni Malkin?

The Penguins bye week, mercifully, comes to an end tomorrow. But until then things are still pretty weird up in…

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The Other Coach

Pittsburgh is a town full of sports characters from Mike Sullivan and his laser beam stare to the famous “pitch…

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Phil Kessel: The Social Media Hero Pittsburgh Needs

Okay, pens fans, we need to have a chat. That’s right a chat. We need to talk about noted Stanley…

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