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.
Does anybody really think that this most recent outcry to ban fighting from hockey is going to change the sport? I’m here to tell you that fighting in hockey isn’t going anywhere.
The former Penguins defenseman and broadcaster joined 93.7 The Fan’s Tom Grimm Saturday to answer callers’ questions and discuss the latest issues surrounding the Penguins and the NHL.
Hear what Post-Gazette sports editor Jerry Micco and his panel had to say about the biggest topics and issues of the sports week…
93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator says last Friday’s embarrassing developments on Long Island were shameful to a number of parties, and stands behind the words of Mario Lemieux.
TAMPA, Fla. (KDKA/AP) – NHL commissioner Gary Bettman released a statement on Thursday in response to Mario Lemieux’s comments about the state of the game. Last Friday, the Penguins and Islanders were involved in a […]
Former Penguin Peter Taglianetti joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN for his weekly segment.
The first thing Peter talked about is what took place on the ice between the Pens and Islanders on Friday night, and he describes it in one word as “embarrassing.”
Here we are several days removed from the Brawl on Long Island and the backlash is still being felt. The Penguins have lost two games in a row, in not so impressive fashion, and will take on the struggling Colorado Avalanche tonight.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – CBS Sports senior NHL writer Wes Goldstein joined the FAN Morning Show to talk about Friday night’s fight-filled New York Islanders-Pittsburgh Penguins game and the NHL trade deadline. Goldstein said […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – New York Islanders center Zenon Konopka spoke to the media about regarding Mario Lemieux’s statement about the Islanders/Penguins fight. Konopka said he is going to “take down the poster” off […]
Former Mario Lemieux linemate and current member of the Edmonton Oilers Radio Broadcast Team Rob Brown joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about what took place between the Pens and Islanders on Friday night, and Mario Lemieux’s comments about the game and what the league should be doing to protect its players.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Friday night’s fights on Long Island between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders is still causing quite a stir. Sunday afternoon, Mario Lemieux lashed out against the NHL in a strong […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A buzz was created across the hockey world Sunday when Penguins’ legend Mario Lemieux issued a statement on the brawls that broke out during Friday’s game against the New York Islanders. Now, […]