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Hockey After Dark Night #6: “The Morning After” Edition

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Welcome to Hockey After Dark, a nightly recap of the NHL playoffs made possible by insomnia, playoff anxiety, and my…

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Ten (Or So) Numbers After The First 10 Pens Games

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It took just 3 weeks for the Penguins to have games postponed with Covid rearing its ugly head.  Though John…

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Recap 44: Donk & Flibbet’s Revenge

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You may not be aware of this, but both Sidney Crosby AND Nathan MacKinnon are from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. …

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The Pensblog 2010s Awards

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From the beginning of 2010 to the end of 2019, the Pittsburgh Penguins provided fans of hockey a decade filled…

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The Jack Johnson Redemption Arc Examined

Let’s get something out of the way here so it doesn’t get twisted as “trolling.” Jack Johnson has been serviceable…

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Why Is The Penguins Powerplay Struggling?

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The Penguins powerplay sucks. But just don’t take my word for it: Evgeni Malkin: "The power play, it sucks." —…

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Oilers Gameday: @ Penguins

The Edmonton Oilers conclude a three-game road trip this afternoon with a matinee battle in Pittsburgh. Coming off of a…

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SEASON ROUNDUP: The Bad, The Worse, and The Ugly of Jack Johnson

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When the Penguins traded Olli Maatta on June 15th, there was a sense that they moved on from the wrong defenseman….

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SEASON ROUNDUP: Patric Hornqvist

The Penguins and GMJR likely aren’t done wheeling and dealing this offseason following the acquisition of Dominik Kahun from Chicago…

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SEASON ROUNDUP: Evgeni Malkin and His “Bad” Season

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You know you’re in the first full month of the Penguins offseason when all anyone is talking about is the…

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Watch: Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin’s Spinning Backhander

Evgeni Malkin receives a pass inside the circle, spins and sends a ridiculous backhander off the post and in for…

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10 Things Penguins Fans Can Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

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Things lately have kind of …well sucked in Penguins-land. The team waffles between looking lost, looking like garbage, and occasionally…

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Oilers Gameday- Vs Pittsburgh

Connor vs Sidney. The matchup that the masses want to watch again is upon us tonight as the Penguins travel to…

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Guentzel Making the Prospect of Life Without Crosby, Malkin Bearable

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Over the last few years, people have started talking about life for the Penguins after Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin…

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Pittsburgh, Behold your MVP: The enduring value of Evgeni Malkin

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UPDATE: Malkin’s in. Rejoice. * * * As of this morning’s skate, the Penguins gave their standard answer on whether…

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RECAP 53: Groundhog Day All Over Again

Even if you haven’t seen the movie “Groundhog Day” with Bill Murray (in which case, you should go do that)…

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Fixing The Pittsburgh Penguins

It seems at this point that something must be wrong with the Penguins. They’re on the outside looking in at…

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Oilers Postgame: Rinse & Repeat

Penguins 3 – Oilers 2 November has arrived, and with it, so have the Oilers, along with the very same…

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Chris & Dan: Punching Kevin Shattenkirk Makes the Medicine Go Down

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/347567387″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] They said Evgeni Malkin wasn’t playing well. Hell, even Geno said so. Then…

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NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins

Breaking Down the Penguins (Lack of) Top 6 Production So Far

In the early part of the 2017-2018 season, it’s been a bit of a mixed bag for the Pittsburgh Penguins….

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Chris & Dan: Dreaming of a 3-Peat, Previewing the 2017-18 Penguins

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Der Kommissar’s In Town: Thoughts on Leon Draisaitl’s Deal

Last week, the Edmonton Oilers handed out the expected massive contract to center Leon Draisaitl. I’m a little late to…

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Penguins Alumni and Players Weekend Nickname Jerseys!

Major League Baseball and its Players Association recently announced the much-ballyhooed Players Weekend which will take place August 25-27. For…

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Happy Birthday Evgeni Malkin. Keep doing what you’re doing

“My record is Cups. If I win one more Cup, it’s my record. I don’t think about points. It’s only…

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