To say that Pens fans were excited for the return of Sidney Crosby would be an understatement. Fans have gone 320 days – 10 and a half months – without Crosby in the lineup.
While Mario Lemieux was the captain back in ’91, today he’s the owner and has his own captain to worry about as Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues linger.
I have to admit I was shocked to hear that Jaromir Jagr turned down the Penguins’ one-year offer only to ink a deal with the hated Philadelphia Flyers. But then I thought about it, and I decided one thing: Jagr would have done what anyone else would do.
Some things never change do they? Jaromir Jagr turns down the Penguins to sign a more lucrative deal in Philadelphia, but money doesn’t matter to No. 68 does it?
Jaromir Jagr’s agent Petr Svoboda joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on 93.7 The FAN to talked about his client’s decision to become a Philadelphia Flyer.
Over the last three years or so, the talk of Jaromir Jagr returning to Pittsburgh has intensified. Now, with it appearing as if the Penguins are the co-frontrunners along with the Detroit Red Wings to land Jagr, I have a few reservations.
Agent to Jaromir Jagr, Petr Svoboda, joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about his client’s ideal destination and what it will take for him to sign with a team.
Former Penguin Peter Taglianetti joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN and revisited the Pens Stanley Cup victory 20 years ago.
While the Pittsburgh Penguins saw their 2011 playoff run come to an early end, today is a day to celebrate the franchise’s history.
Staring out at the Consol Energy Center today, from our broadcast spot at the Souper Bowl, I could see there was plenty of open space for the Mario Lemieux statue that will be put there one day soon. And it got me to thinking: Which Pittsburgh sports figure deserves the next statue, after Mario?
Sports fans visiting Pittsburgh won’t want to miss a trip to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center in the city’s Strip District.
93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator firmly believes Matt Cooke and the Penguins got what they deserved for Sunday’s embarrassing incident, but the NHL doesn’t deserve a free pass either.
After several hours of waiting on pins and needles we finally know Matt Cooke’s fate. Cooke will be suspended for a minimum of 10 games, should the Penguins fail to make the playoffs, for an elbow to the head of Rangers’ defenseman Ryan McDonagh.
Heading into today’s game with the New York Rangers, the Pittsburgh Penguins were only six points behind the Philadelphia Flyers for the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference lead. Heading into the third period of a 1-1 hockey game, the Penguins had controlled the play, had outworked the Rangers in every way possible and two points almost seemed certain. That is, until Matt Cooke happened.
The NHL general managers began three days of meetings on Monday with head injuries and how to prevent concussions leading the agenda.