Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Year In Review: Grading Each Metropolitan Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils have added superstars such as forward Artemi … Continue reading

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NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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Penguins Trade Phil Kessel, Dane Birks To Coyotes In Exchange For Alex Galchenyuk, Pierre Oliver-Joseph, And Fourth-Round Pick

Photo: NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins traded forward Phil Kessel and defenseman Dane Birks to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for center Alex Galchenyuk, defensive prospect Pierre-Oliver Joseph, and a fourth-round pick on Saturday night, the respective teams announced.

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The Evolution of My Hatred for Brooks Orpik

Brooks Orpik: Man. Myth. Legend. Villain? Brooks Orpik retired this week as a Washington Capital fan favorite, but he wasn’t always celebrated as such. In fact, during his 11 seasons as a Pittsburgh Penguin, I despised Brooks Orpik. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Offseason Storylines: There is Plenty of Trade Chatter Before the 2019 NHL Entry Draft

There are plenty of trade rumors as the 2019 NHL Draft approaches. Continue reading

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Top 10 Capitals Rivalries

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As it appears that the Carolina Hurricanes have been included among the top rivals of the Washington Capitals after beating the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley … Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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Batya to the Rescue! Playoff Heroics Nothing New to Brooks Orpik

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When one thinks of potential playoff heroes for the Capitals, defenseman Brooks Orpik’s name most likely isn’t one of them. The 38-year old blueliner is known for his physical, stay-at-home defensive play that has earned … Continue reading

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