Pens Nation is Looking for Bloggers

September, 9, 2008

Pens Nation is currently looking for bloggers for the upcoming season and beyond. The are no requirements except that you must be a Penguins fan. If you would like to become a blogger you can send an email to me at with an email and your username so that i can get a bloggi... More.

Center Ice Champs

September, 6, 2008

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been voted to have the best center ice logo in the NHL on icethetics . Need less to say that to many people weren't happy with the way the vote turned out, bu i believe it is a spetacular decision to have chosen the pens as having the best center ice, I mean who has a... More.

Le Magnifique

September, 8, 2008

The Bleacher Report recently did and article on the top 10 individual seasons of all time and they ranked Mario Lemieux's 199-point effort in 1988-89 as the second best individual season ever. Even Jaromir Jagr's 1995-1996 149 point season got an honorable mention. ... More.

Rookie Tournament in Kitchener, Ontario

September, 9, 2008

The pens rookies reported today to prepare for the rookie tournament in Kitchner, Ontario. Here is a list of scheduled practices via . Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:30pm Practice @ Southpointe Thursday, September 11, 2008 11:00am Practice @ Southpointe Friday, September... More.

Therrien enjoys a football weekend

September, 9, 2008

Penguins coach Michel Therrien enojyed his weekend by taking in three different football games. He started his weekend with a high school game on Friday followed by the Penn State game on Saturday and capped it all off by being a special guest for the Steelers opener on Sunday. ... More.

Sid and Mario Catch the US Open

September, 9, 2008

Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby were in attendance for the Men's final at the US Open on Sunday evening. They weren't the only NHL star New York Ranger Marcus Naslund was also in attendance. ... More.

Apparently the Bleacher Report doesn't like the Pens

September, 9, 2008

Upon reading the NHL Four-cast on the Penguins over on the Bleacher Report it has become apparent that they are not too fond of the superstars on the Penguins roster. In the report they go onto try and poke fun at  some of the players mainly crosby, but it is also written that the pens won't... More.

Six Reasons Why 66 is Greater than 99

September, 10, 2008

After reading a great article on Lemieux and Gretzky over on the Bleacher Report, it looks as if I may have jumped the gun on their opinions of the Pens over there. It appears as if there are a few Penguins fans in existence that do, do some writing. ... More.

They did it again

September, 10, 2008

This year Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Jordan Staal, Sergei Gonchar, Brooks Orpik, Maxime Talbot, Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Jeff Taffe and head coach Michel Therrien all delivered tickets to 35 lucky season ticket holders. Some one even baked a cake for Staal, check out the article on t... More.

Training Camp Schedule Released

September, 11, 2008

The pens training camp schedule has been released for all those that may be interested that don't have school or work during the day. All practices are free and open to the public. Wednesday, Sept. 17     9:00am - 12:30pm     Mellon Arena Thursday, Sept. 18  ... More.

Pens Prospects Roll Maple Leafs Prospects

September, 15, 2008

During the prospect camp over the weekend the Pittsburgh Penguins prospects such as Mark Letestu and Alex Goligoski rolled over the Maple Leafs prospects by a score of 5-2. Goals were scored by Mark Letestu, Jean-Michel Daoust, Ben Lovejoy, Jon D’Aversa, and Joey Haddad. ... More.

Back to the Grind

September, 18, 2008

After 103 days since their last game the Pens took the ice yesterday for their first day of training camp. First day line pairings had Crosby centering Dupuis and Satan while Malkin centered Staal and Sykora. Will these be the top two lines on opening day hmm I guess we will have to wait and see.... More.

Therrien Impressed with Pesonen

September, 18, 2008

As the skaters took the ice yesterday Coach Michel Therrien got his first glimpse of the Finnish foward Janne Pesonen and to say the least he was impressed with what he saw. This is not to say that he will be on the opening day roster as of yet or even penciled in on one of the top scoring lines.... More.

Pens Fall in OT

September, 22, 2008

Well we didn't get much from the preseason opener except Gonchar getting hurt and the so-called next Crosby score the game winning goal in a shootout. We also got a glimpse of Godard's fighting skills check out the clip on youtube . ... More.

Big Things for Satan

September, 22, 2008

Even though Miroslav Satan is only signed for a one year contract they are looking to use him on Sidney Crosby's line to replace the revolving door of wingers that have accompanied him over the past couple of years. Satan started training camp on the first line alongside Crosby and this was taken... More.

What is Next for the Sarge

September, 23, 2008

Well since Gonchar went down during the first period of Saturdays exhibition game against the Lightining there has not been much siad on his condition except that there will be an MRI sometime this week. Come on guys I need a little more info than this besides I think that losing both Sarge and W... More.

Preseason Game #3

September, 24, 2008

Game 3 of the preseason is here against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Mellon Arena, the puck drops at 7:30 or so they say that's when the game will start. And just like the previous 2 preseason games unless you live in Canadia you will be listening to it on the radio. The Pens have also trimme... More.

Gonch Out Indefinitely

September, 25, 2008

It's been reported via the Penguins website that Sergei Gonchar will be out of the lineup indefinitely while he heals from a separted shoulder. “Sergei will continue to be evaluated as our team medical personnel consider several treatment options,” Shero said. “In the meantim... More.

Penguins 3 Maple Syrup 2

September, 25, 2008

The Penguins won the third preseason game last night against the Maple Leafs of Toronto by a score of 3-2. The Pens did hold a 3-0 lead until 5 minutes left in the third period this only being the preseason I dont forsee this to be a problem besides the Pens have stumbled out of the gates the past ... More.

Malkin to Replace Gonchar

September, 26, 2008

It is being reported on that Evgeni Malkin will replace Sergei Gonchar as the point on the powerplay unit. Didn't Geno say last year that he didn't like the defensive aspect of the point position in the powerplay.  ... More.

Pens Beat Leafs 5-4

September, 27, 2008

Well the Penguisn wrapped up the NHL preseason last night by beating the Maple Leafs by a score of 5-4 in Toronto. Check out Orpik's face in this shot from the game. ... More.

Where will he be

September, 28, 2008

The question I have and some others may have is where will Janne Pesonen come the start of the regular season. He has had a good preseason and training camp and I believe he has a legitimate shot at making the team and not being sent to the Baby Pens. Here is a video of Pesonen's goal against the M... More.

Sid's New Linemates

September, 29, 2008

Word on the street is that Crosby may center a line with Satan and Fedotenko, will this be what we see when the Pens take the ice against the Senators come Saturday. They seemed to play well together in camp as well as the preseason game against the Leafs on Friday night. ... More.

This Stings Just A Little Bit

September, 29, 2008

According the ESPN Gonchar's shoulder injury is worse than originally said to be by the Penguins. states that he could miss 4-6 months after he has surgery to correct the dislocated left shoulder that he suffered in the first period of the first preseason game. I guess this was worse tha... More.

Speculation Has Become Reality

September, 30, 2008

What has been speculated the past couple of days that Sergei Gonchar will miss significant time this season due to the injury he sustained to his shoulded in the first preseason game has become a reality. Gonchar is expected to miss all the way up until March while he recovers from surgery to repai... More.