The Pittsburgh Penguins were very busy on the first day of the NHL Free Agency Period, but it was not a free agent that was making the biggest headlines.
With trade rumors swirling and free agency set to start for the NHL, USA Today hockey writer Kevin Allen joined the Starkey and Mueller show to talk about what he thinks the Pens are up to as they look to improve their top six forwards.
With the NHL Draft looming at the end of the month, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford and his staff have been going over their agenda for the off-season.
According to multiple media outlets, Penguins defenseman Olli Matta’s injured shoulder, which he had surgery on during the offseason and recently re-injured, has not responded well to rehab and will cause him to miss the rest of the season.
It’s been quite a year for the Pittsburgh Penguins. From the long-awaited return of “Pittsburgh Gold” to a gut-wrenching playoff collapse, we’ve seen a lot of ups and downs in 2014.
The Penguins are in Florida to take on the Panthers tonight, but three players have been sent home early to be tested for the mumps.
Another Penguins player has gotten the mumps.
Marc-Andre Fleury has tested negative for the mumps, but his goaltending counterpart is now being tested.
Three more Pittsburgh Penguins are being tested for the mumps.
The first year for Jim Rutherford as the Penguins General Manager has seen many ups and downs with injuries and serious health scares. While being aware of what’s happening to his players now, Rutherford is keeping his eye on the future and what his team still needs to achieve their goals.
Two weeks after having surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, Olli Maatta will return to the lineup tonight.
The timeline set for Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta to return from surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid gland was originally 4-6 weeks. Now, just seven days after the successful surgery, Maatta was spotted on the ice skating again.
Coming off the teams 3-0 victory over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, Head Coach Mike Johnston joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about installing his new system and what he has seen from his team.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maataa will miss about four weeks due to a surgical procedure to remove a thyroid gland tumor.
A day after saying he was “50/50” to play in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ opener Thursday night, it appears the scales have tipped significantly for Evgeni Malkin.