Puck Talk with Popchock
The Arena Football League’s Pittsburgh Power, part-time occupants of CONSOL Energy Center, were neither anywhere near playoff contention nor anywhere near the city this particular Saturday, but that didn’t prevent uptown traffic from slowing to a crawl.
Okay, we can all breathe a sigh of relief…James Neal is healthy after all. But we won’t experience true relief until he and the Pens’ other offensive leaders look like their old selves.
Hopefully Sidney Crosby is okay after his latest mishap, but the loss of Kris Letang is equally significant to the Penguins…
Justice was served on Saturday when Kris Letang’s goal beat the Canadiens, and on Tuesday when the one who rearranged Letang’s nose was punished.
Head coach Dan Bylsma addressed the media after Sunday evening’s announcement that his captain will return to action Monday after a ten-month absence from the NHL.
The Avalanche have come to town, and despite their impressive road record, the Penguins have proven they welcome all Western Conference challengers…
By Matt Popchock (firstname.lastname@example.org) The Pittsburgh Penguins just can’t catch a break. Unless it’s a broken knee. Or a broken finger. Or a broken elbow. Oh well, at least Brooks Orpik’s infirmity was “only” a […]
Versus analyst Jeremy Roenick called out the Penguins for their handling of Sidney Crosby’s situation. I’m calling out Roenick, and any other NHL broadcaster who puts passion ahead of prudence.
Two of the things that stood out during a successful season-opening road trip were the presence of Matt Niskanen and the ongoing presence of politics in player discipline.
Even with their franchise player still on the mend, the Penguins have what it takes to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup for the second time in four seasons.
Don’t look now, but the NHL has hired a new dean of discipline who might be saving the game of hockey as we know it.
Although he didn’t make the Penguins’ opening night roster, teen defenseman and 2011 draftee Joe Morrow has left quite a positive first impression on his new club.
Many have fallen in love with the idea of a Jaromir Jagr comeback, but 93-7 The Fan’s hockey commentator is reluctant to do so.
93-7 The Fan’s hockey commentator believes the Jack Adams Trophy was presented to the right man in Las Vegas Wednesday night.
Regardless of how he and his fellow bloggers feel about the B’s, 93-7 The Fan’s hockey commentator explains why Lord Stanley’s Cup will return to Canada for the first time since 1993.