Ooops My Bad

February, 1, 2009

Well I was out of town over the weekend and I thought I had someone lined up to do the game recaps while I was gone. But I guess things fell through so I will work on those recaps after the Super Bowl tonight. Who I kidding i probably won't get to them until tommorrow. HERE WE GO STEELERS!!! ... More.


Welcome to Sixburgh

February, 2, 2009

Wow what a game. I'm not going to sit here and lie I was a little nervous after the defense had a meltdown in the second half of the game but Big Ben and Santonio Holmes pulled through and brought the title back to the City of Champyinz. In case you didn't know and you are interested the Vic... More.


GameDay #52 vs Canadiens

February, 3, 2009

The playoffs start today for the Pittsburgh Penguins, from here on out the Pens can't drop to many more games if they plan on making the playoffs this year. Tonight's game kicksoff @7:30pm at the Bell Centre against the Montreal Canadiens. As noted yesterday Tyler Kennedy will be sitting this... More.


Geno and Candy Awarded with “A” Honors

February, 3, 2009

Head Coach Michel Therrien has named foward Evgeni Malkin the Alternate Captain for the remainder of the 2008-2009 season. He has also named defenseman Brooks Orpik the Alternate until fellow defenseman Sergei Gonchar returns to action. Good move on the part of Therrien, because I don't think... More.


Price is Right, Pens Lose

February, 4, 2009

2 4 Even though Luca Caputi came out and did something that hasn't been done since 1984 by Mario Lemieux which was score a goal on his first NHL shift the Penguins couldn't keep the momentum and take down the Montreal Canadiens this loss ... More.


GameDay #53 Lightning

February, 4, 2009

The Penguins come home tonight to Mellon Arena to take on Tampa Bay Lightning @ 7:30pm tonight on FSN. The Pens are coming off a loss in Montreal last night against the Canadiens and the Lightning were shown the door by the New York Islanders. Looking at the lines tonight it looks as if Luca ... More.


Penguins Ride the Lightning to a Win

February, 5, 2009

4   3 What a come back win for this club. I managed to skip the part of the game that consisted of the Pens digging themselves into a 0-3 hole in the first 2 periods. I did however catch the first half hour of the game and I began to ... More.


This Just in Gary Roberts is a Little Bitch

February, 5, 2009

Former Pittsburgh Penguins and current Tampa Lightning jagoff Gary Roberts is an egotistical, narcissistic little bitch he cries about honor like he has room to talk. This is the same guy that punched someone in the head the game after he came back from a concussion in the Stanley Cup Finals... More.


GameDay #54 Blue Jackets

February, 6, 2009

The Penguins look to grab another win and build up back-to-back wins tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight inside Mellon Arena @ 7:30pm. The big question coming into this game is how will the Penguins respond after the electrifying win against the Lightning two nights earlier in w... More.


Penguins Zip-Up the Jackets

February, 7, 2009

4 1 The Penguins dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets on both ends of the ice. I can't say more about the performance of the Penguins except that it was what we've been expecting all year phenomenal, near perfection. We will have to wait a... More.


GameDay #55 Red Wings

February, 8, 2009

It's here kids, what we have all been waiting the entire season for the return of Marian Hossa. The Penguins take on the Red Wings today @ 12:30 on NBC as the Game of the Week. This to me is a tell all game, it will show us whether the Pens have bounced back in these last two games or not. Th... More.


Jagr Can Shove It

February, 10, 2009

I don't know what the credibilty of the source is but it is being reported primarily by Edmonton news sources, but if what I am reading is true than Jaromir Jagr can do what the title says and shove it you know where. The source of this shit story is the Edmonton Journal and even the Oiler... More.


GameDay #56 Sharks

February, 11, 2009

Part 2 of the Western Conference test comes tonight inside Mellon Arena @ 7:30pm against a red hot San Jose Sharks team. Even though the score doesn't show it from the Red Wings game I think the Penguins may have a better chance tonight than some may think but only time will tell if I am righ... More.


Gonch Coming to an Ice Rink Near You

February, 11, 2009

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Sergei Gonchar has been cleared by doctors for game play this morning. Word on the street is that we may be seeing him in action as soon as Saturday against the Maple Leafs. "It's going to be up to Gonch to decide his comeback," head coach Michel Therrien sa... More.


Penguins Shoot Past the Sharks

February, 12, 2009

2   1 The Penguins played a good tough game last night when they took the Western Conference leading San Jose Sharks to a shootout and toppled them with a shootout goal from Captain Sidney Crosby. This was a big win for the Pens to ge... More.


The Crosby Line

February, 12, 2009

I was over on the Post-Gazette website yesterday and I came across this article about the " Sidney Crosby Line ". Ok I think we all know by now that the signing of Miro Satan was a bad deal being that he has not done much but suck this season. But is it necessary to talk about the lack of qu... More.


Rumor City

February, 13, 2009

With the trade deadline fast approaching and the news from Atlanta that Kovalchuk is off the block the rumours about who might be coming to Pittsburgh are starting to swirl. The most recent that I have heard would be that of Martin St. Louis, what I am wondering is what will be the price tag ... More.


GameDay #57 Maple Leafs

February, 14, 2009

The Penguins go on the road again to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight @ 7:00pm in the Air Canada Centre. The Pens will have two big additions to the lineup tonight with both Sergei Gonchar and Ruslan Fedotenko returning from injury. With the Penguins started to pick up momentum and the... More.


Penguins Get Raked by the Leafs

February, 15, 2009

2 6 Blah. The Penguins played a phenomenal first period and then shit the bed in the final 2. The Penguins carried a 2-1 lead into the third period before the defense completely broke down and Fleury couldn't continue to stop the barrage ... More.


Change in the Ranks

February, 15, 2009

Following the embarrassing loss at the hands of the Toronto Maple Leafs yesterday the Penguins have announced tonight that they are currently replacing Michel Therrien with Dan Bylsma. Bylsma is the head coach of the Penguins AHL affiliate the Wilkes-Barre Baby Pens. “We believe we ... More.


GameDay #58 Islanders

February, 16, 2009

The Penguins goto the island tonight new coach and all to take on the hapless New York Islanders @ 2:00pm today. This is a should win game for the Penguins but so was the game against the Maple Leafs on Saturday. I don't know what to expect going into this game I'm still in shock over the fir... More.


Penguins Sink on the Island

February, 16, 2009

2   3 The Penguins came up with the short straw in the shootout against the Islanders in today's Presidents Day Matinee. I'm not jumping on the Dan Bylsma coaching style bandwagon yet being that this is the only first game under Byls... More.


Meet Alyonka Larionov

February, 18, 2009

Thanks to [ LetsGoPens.com ] for digging this one up. Meet the new Penguins Show girl Alyonka Larionov who is the daughter of Russian hockey icon Igor Larionov . I have come to the conclusion that this could be the very reason that Ovie and Geno are always playing fisticuffs with eachothe... More.


Kovalev Told to Stay Home

February, 18, 2009

Alright I'm going to start the rumor mill again for this week. It is being reported by [ TSN.ca ] the the Montreal Canadiens have told forward Alexei Kovalev to stay home. Is the a trade looming? Do I need to start to speculate that Kovy could be coming back to Pittsburgh? It has been said ... More.


GameDay #59 Canadiens

February, 19, 2009

The Penguins take on the Montreal Canadiens tonight inside Mellon Arena @ 7:00pm tonight. The Pens are looking to rebound after two disappointing losses to two subpar teams over the holiday weekend. Tonight's game will be our first official look at the Disco Dan Bylsma era and what he may hav... More.


The Price is Wrong Bob, Pens Win

February, 20, 2009

5   4 The Penguins took it to the Montreal Canadiens last night using something we haven't seen much of this season a North-South game, and it actually worked for them, even though they took some dumb penanalties and gave the Canadiens chan... More.


GameDay #60 Flyers

February, 21, 2009

It's the Flyers and the Pens today on FSN at 1:00pm. What could be better on a Saturday afternoon than to take it to your cross state rival the Philthydelphia Flyers. The Penguins are looking to put together back-to-back wins today and the Flyers are looking to move up the ranks on Boston in ... More.


Pens Ground the Flyers

February, 21, 2009

5   4 The Penguins went into Philthydelphia today and took care of business. They played solid through the first 2 periods of play and began to stumble in the third, but managed to hold their ground and not fall. Fleury stood tall during a barrag... More.


GameDay #61 Capitals

February, 22, 2009

The Penguins took the train from Philly to D.C. for the NBC Game of the Week against the Capitals @ 12:30pm. During the last meeting Ovie exploded in the third period for two goals and an assist. The Penguins are looking to do something they haven't done in awhile which is put a 3 game win st... More.


Pens Get Capped in Washington

February, 23, 2009

2 5 There isn't much to say about yesterday's performance but horrible, now I'm not going to sit here and blame one guy for the loss. Ok maybe I will it has got to be the coach Dan Bylsma fire him now, just kidding but seriously is it me or since Byl... More.


Alexander the Great My Ass

February, 23, 2009

After watching the game yesterday and listening to those jokes that were doing the commentary go on about how Alexander Ovechkin should be the face of the NHL because he is by far the better player I became rather sick and decided to do a little stat comparison on Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malki... More.


Stray Pens News for 2/24/09

February, 24, 2009

Image from Empty Netters - Apparently Dan Bylsma doesn't hate Kris Letang or atleast that's what he is telling the Trib . - Sidney Crosby left practice early today with a sore groin according to the Penguins . - Garon is happy to get some time between the pipes instead o... More.


Around the NHL 2/24/09

February, 24, 2009

- The New York Rangers named former Tampa Bay Lightning coach John Tortorella as their new head coach after firing Tom Renney yesterday. - Forward Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche returns to action tonight. - Marc-Andre Fleury is worried about the Pens new system under Dan... More.


GameDay #62 Islanders

February, 25, 2009

Tonight the Penguins take on the Islanders inside Mellon Arena @ 7:30pm. This is in my opinion a must win game as will the rest of the games from here on out for the Penguins to have a realistic shot at making the playoffs. The Penguins dropped the last meeting between the two teams on Presid... More.


Stray Pens News for 2/25/09

February, 25, 2009

- Buccigross thinks Malkin is the best all-around player. - The Penguins aren't so good against the crappy teams this year. - How long should Fleury be considered young. - The Pens will rock the Blue UnI's for tonight's game. - Crosby and Whitney out of the lineup... More.


Fleury Shuts Down the Island

February, 26, 2009

1 0 The Penguins only tickled the twine only once last night in what was not a terribly exciting game, but one was enough to win the game. In a game where the line combinations were not set until after the first couple shifts of the game, the Pe... More.


Whitney on the Move

February, 26, 2009

Ray Shero has pulled the trigger once again sending Penguins Defenseman Ryan Whitney to the Anaheim Ducks for forwards Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi. Kunitz, 29, is a 6-foot left-handed shot who has scored 81 goals in parts of four NHL seasons with Anaheim and Atlanta. He has 16 goals and... More.


GameDay #63 Blackhawks

February, 27, 2009

The Penguins start their long road trip tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks @ 8:30pm on FSN. The Penguins are looking to get newly acquired Left Wing Chris Kunitz into the lineup and see what he has to offer. GM Ray Shero said yesterday that there is no word as to which line he will play o... More.


Penguins Scalp the Blackhawks

February, 28, 2009

5   4 Since I didn't get to see much of the game last night I felt it would be rather pointless for me to write a recap on it. In what I did manage to see I really liked the play of Chris Kunitz. He ended his night with a goal and an assi... More.