Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford is a busy guy, which makes him taking time out of his schedule to spend an hour in-studio with The FAN Morning Show all the more impressive.
Crazed fans, hangers-on, entourages, managers, agents, trainers. Professional athletes are surrounded by many people. So who can they count on as a true friend? Man’s best friend, of course!
While Sidney Crosby has spent plenty of time this summer back in his hometown of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, he is also taking time to reminisce about what has already been a 10-year NHL career.
With a report from Pittsburgh Business Times coming out yesterday stating that a group of investors is expected to make an offer to buy the Pittsburgh Penguins within a week, Chris Mueller was joined Tuesday by Mike Colligan, NHL Analyst at Forbes SportsMoney and Pittsburgh Penguins correspondent at The Hockey Writers.
Craig Simpson of Sportsnet joined “The Cook and Poni Show” Friday to react to the Penguins acquiring Phil Kessel.
Here’s a look at some of the reactions from Toronto fans and media in the aftermath of Phil Kessel being traded to Pittsburgh.
Sportsnet NHL Insider Nick Kypreos and Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons joined Chris Mack, Josh Miller and Jim Colony on “The Fan Morning Show” Thursday to discuss the Penguins’ blockbuster trade for Phil Kessel. Each seemed to have high hopes for Kessel in Pittsburgh.
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.
The Penguins shook the landscape of the National Hockey League by trading for Toronto Maple Leafs winger Phil Kessel on the opening day of free agency.
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.
NHL insiders have linked plenty of names with the Penguins recently, so here’s a look at five potential trade targets.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33 and became the first U.S. player with an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
Entering Saturday’s game at the Air Canada Centre, the Penguins’ James Neal and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Phil Kessel were tied for the league lead in goals. By the end of the night tough, not only did the Leafs’ come out on top with a 4-3 victory in a back and forth game, but it was Kessel whose 10th goal of the season not only held up as the game-winner but also pushed him past Neal in the standings.
A road victory slipped away from the Penguins, losing 3-2 in overtime to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.