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The case for: Why the Penguins are fine

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 06 May 2018
Don't make any tee times yet. The Penguins aren't finished. No way. They might face elimination against the Capitals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday at PPG Paints Arena, but there's ample reason to believe the Penguins will ...

With Blueger signed, the Penguins' offseason work is almost done

PensBurgh - 18 Jul 2018
The Penguins continued offseason chores on Tuesday, signing three of their young restricted free agents for 2018-19. It's a bit of a formality at this point but nice and important for depth (and Wilkes-Barre) to have them in the team's back pocket ...

Penguins announce deals with three RFAs, led by Teddy Blueger

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 17 Jul 2018
The Penguins on Tuesday announced deals with three of their four remaining four restricted free agents. Forwards Teddy Blueger and Thomas Di Pauli and defenseman Ethan Prow all signed one-year, two-way contracts that would pay them $650,000 at the ...

Penguins' defensive corps among NHL's most expensive

Tribune-Review - 15 Jul 2018
Jamie Oleksiak signed a three-year contract with an average annual salary of $2,137,500 this week, but when the Penguins defense corps goes out to dinner, he probably won't be picking up the check. The seven defensemen who figure to be on the roster on ...

Penguins sign Filip Hallander to entry level deal

PensBurgh - 16 Jul 2018
With apologies to Jake Guentzel (who was a bit under the radar at the time of his drafting) the Pittsburgh Penguins really haven't drafted a forward high to give their fans someone to track and be excited since...

Jamie Oleksiak looks to continue upward trajectory with Penguins

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 13 Jul 2018
Jamie Oleksiak played 47 regular-season games with the Penguins in 2017-18, plus 12 more in the postseason. Plenty was accomplished. He became an NHL regular, a physical presence with career-best offensive numbers across the board and even made ...

The Penguins LW Need Can Wait; Open Ice for Sprong

Pittsburgh Hockey Now - 15 Jul 2018
The Pittsburgh Penguins have contacted the Montreal Canadiens and reportedly contacted the Carolina Hurricanes in search of a high-test left wing. Thus far, they have not come close to a deal because the price for such a commodity remains above their ...

Penguins sign 4 more minor league free agents

Tribune-Review - 12 Jul 2018
The Penguins signed four more minor league free agents to AHL contracts Thursday, adding forwards Joseph Cramarossa, Jarrett Burton and Troy Josephs and defenseman Kevin Spinozzi to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's roster. Cramarossa,25, has NHL ...

Jarry is Prime Offer Sheet Candidate; Are Offers Allowed?

Pittsburgh Hockey Now - 16 Jul 2018
The Penguins currently have the least amount of cap space in the NHL, only $724,000 according to If forward Jimmy Hayes, who has NHL experience but is on a two-way deal, doesn't make the club, the Penguins will have about $1.3 million ...

Penguins gaining greater European influence

Tribune-Review - 08 Jul 2018
It was just past lunchtime on a quiet late June day when a roar rattled the walls of the Cranberry hotel where Penguins prospects were staying for development camp. It wasn't a rowdy party starting early. No need to call hotel security. The Swedish ...

Derick Brassard could be Penguins' next top-six wing

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 13 Jul 2018
The Penguins could open the 2018-19 regular season with a new top-six left wing, but it wouldn't involve a trade for Jeff Skinner, Max Pacioretty or any of the other premium players they've been linked to over the past couple of weeks. According to ...

Penguins' Palojarvi progresses in Finland - 16 Jul 2018
CRANBERRY, Pa. -- When the Penguins held their annual prospect development camp at the end of June, I wrote about one tall, slender, left-handed, puck-moving defensive prospect from Finland who will be playing in the Finnish Elite League next season ...

Gajtka: Pirates' Plight Could've Been Penguins', Too

Pittsburgh Hockey Now - 13 Jul 2018
For instance, in the span of 24 hours in late April, I went from covering Game 5 of Penguins-Flyers at PPG Paints Arena to sitting in the PNC Park press box for Pirates-Tigers. As you might imagine, the shift from the manic energy of Stanley Cup ...

Debating 2018-19 Penguins Line Combos (and Early Nicknames)

Pittsburgh Hockey Now - 12 Jul 2018
Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan will have a goodly number of talented pieces and several versatile pieces. In that combination of talent will be endless line combinations. Much like 2017-18, when Penguins coaches dealt with scuffling forwards such as ...

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