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Penguins’ Defenseman Simon Despres Finally Realizing His Potential

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – “Simon Despres is part of a rock solid defensive pairing.” That is a phrase you never would have heard about the Penguins 6’4” defenseman before he turned 23 in July. […]

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2014

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6 Penguins Prospects Likely To See Time In NHL This Season

Training camp is officially underway for the Pittsburgh Penguins and there are several roster spots up for grabs. Which prospects could claim those spots?

09/25/2014

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Game 26 Preview: Maple Leafs Vs. Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking to end a two-game skid when they play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at CONSOL Energy Center.

11/27/2013

Matt Niskanen

‘Salary Cap Hell': How Will Pens GM Shero Escape?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — While head coach Dan Bylsma evaluates his Penguins in the infancy of 2013-14 training camp, general manager Ray Shero must make his own tough decisions with the team on track to exceed the new NHL salary cap.

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2013

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Marshall: If Pens Trade Letang, The Return Has To Be Right

Colin looked to the Penguins offseason with Jesse Marshall of Faceoff-Factor.com.

93-7 The Fan–06/11/2013

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Pens Place Letang On IR, Recall Despres

After extending their winning streak to 13 games, the Pittsburgh Penguins were forced to make a couple of roster moves on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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Correct Pronunciation of ‘Simon Després’ Revealed

Penguins defenseman Simon Després joined 93-7 The Fan’s Eric Hagman after practice on Tuesday to chat about the current state of the team, and to look forward to Thursday’s Penguins vs. Flyers showdown in Philadelphia.

93-7 The Fan–03/06/2013

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Shea-ved Ice: What A Difference A Week Makes

This truly has been a tale of two teams with how the Pittsburgh Penguins have played this season.

02/04/2013

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Vokoun, Penguins Shut Out Rangers, 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Tomas Vokoun stopped 28 shots for his 49th NHL shutout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins scored on the first shot of the first and third periods in a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

01/31/2013

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NBC Sports Analyst Brian Engblom Examines Pens Strengths, Weaknesses

NBC Sports Hockey and Winnipeg Jets Analyst Brian Engblom joined Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN after spending some time watching the Penguins to help us take a look at the team five games into this shortened season.

01/29/2013

Penguins developmental camp scrimmage

“Puck Talk With Popchock” – Can’t Spell ‘Developmental Camp’ Without ‘D’

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.

93-7 The Fan–07/15/2012

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Penguins’ Simon Després: “You’ve Got To Enjoy It”

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Simon Després joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to talk about his experiences last season and this off-season.

93-7 The Fan–07/12/2012

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Three Penguins Reassigned To AHL

(93-7 The FAN) — Defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait and forward Eric Tangradi were reassigned to Wilke-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League Monday.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2012

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Penguins Recall Defenseman Simon Despres

Ahead of Game 4 tonight in Philadelphia, the Penguins say they have recalled defenseman Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

04/18/2012

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Lovejoy Returns To Practice

(93-7 The FAN) — Lovejoy, who has been out for two weeks with a knee injury, says he’s ahead of schedule in his recovery and hopes to return in the first round of the playoffs.

93-7 The Fan–04/10/2012

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