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Oilers Gameday: @ Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers are coming off of their most impressive two-game stretch of the season. After beating the St. Louis…

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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: Vs. Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers lost the one game many expected them to win on their recent three-game road trip. They also…

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Brandon Tanev And The Myth of Needing To Be Active on July 1

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With NHL Free Agency opening yesterday, big decisions, big terms, and big money were made across the league, including some…

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FREE AGENCY TRACKER: Pens Sign Brandon Tanev

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Following his trading of Phil Kessel for Alex Galchenyuk on Saturday night, the Penguins and GM Jim Rutherford opened up…

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Kessel vs. Galchenyuk: A Detailed Look At The Newest Penguin

Last night, the drama finally came to an end. Jim Rutherford moved on from Phil Kessel, sending him to Arizona…

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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: Phil Kessel and What To Do If the Penguins Don’t Trade Him

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By now, we’re all well aware of the trade that was tabled between GM Jim Rutherford and Paul Fenton of…

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#PhilKesselWeek Some Scattered Thoughts About Phil

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Let’s talk about Phil Kessel, shall we? No, no, I don’t mean what he brings to the table as a…

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: Pens Reportedly In Talks to Trade Kessel, Jack Johnson to Minnesota for Jason Zucker, Victor Rask

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Well, we all know it’s coming.  We all know Phil Kessel is getting traded this summer.  There’s more than enough…

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TSN Trade Bait Board Debuts With Milan Lucic

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Only three teams remain in the chase for the Stanley Cup, which means off-season speculation is slowly beginning to pick…

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Phil Kessel: Goal Scorer Turned Playmaker

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Phil Kessel, player of 320 straight games with the Pittsburgh Penguins, has done a lot of great things since joining…

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Phil Kessel erases Craig Adams’ worthless name from the top of the record book

This is a great day for hockey. A historical wrong is righted. On behalf of the Penguins’ community, Phil Kessel…

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Watch: NHL Super Slow-Mo – Week 16

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Anze Kopitar, Steven Stamkos and Phil Kessel‘s gorgeous goals; heavy hits from T.J. Oshie and Nazem Kadri all in super…

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Is Peter Chiarelli Shopping In Pittsburgh?

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The Edmonton Oilers lost to the Washington Capitals on Monday night at Capital One Center. With his team in town,…

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The Phil Kessel Hall of Fame Projection to end all Phil Kessel Hall of Fame Projections

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There will be three certain first-ballot Hall of Famers skating on PPG Paints Arena ice in Thursday night’s season-opening game…

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On A Potential Milan Lucic Trade

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So much for it being a quiet summer, huh Oil Country? It certainly seemed like, for a few weeks at…

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Local Maple Leafs fan “f’in knew it”

“This is exactly why we never should have traded for him,” Richmond Hill resident Isaac Day said of Phil Kessel….

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How The Penguins Built a Monster Out of Misfit Toys

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If there’s a sign outside of Jim Rutherford’s office it probably says something along the lines of, “Don’t want a…

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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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NHL should have turned All-Star Game into an Olympic Screwjob

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The NHL All-Stars put on a good show this afternoon. The 3-on-3 tripleheader saw the Pacific Eleven, dressed in mod…

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Phil Kessel’s Case for the Hart Trophy

Phil Kessel. When he came to Pittsburgh he was leaving a clearly contentious relationship in Toronto. What’s happened since can…

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Sweet, Sweet Fantasy, Baby: (NHL) U.S. Olympic Team

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Last spring, shortly after the NHL announced that players would not participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, Pensblog Leah…

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Sweet, Sweet Fantasy, Baby: (NHL) U.S. Olympic Team

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Last spring, shortly after the NHL announced that players would not participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, Pensblog Leah…

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