Pens Nation Afternoon Update 8-21-09

September, 2, 2009

The title of this post is a tribute to the blog written by one Rob Rossi whom does updates every month or so and gives them titles like he has been updating all along and I figured since I have been taking some time off and haven't updated in over a week this title was only fitting. There... More.

Pens Nation Morning Update 9-3-09

September, 3, 2009

Well things are starting to pick up again as the season draws closer. The Pens will open prospect camp this Saturday Sept. 5th in Ontario, while the team itself is set to start training camp the following week on Sept. 12th. Other than that nothing big going on in the Penguin Nation besides a new v... More.

Boucher Hangs Up the Skates

September, 4, 2009

According to TSN and the Post-Gazette Penguins free agent defenseman Philippe Boucher has decided to retire from the NHL after playing 17 seasons. Boucher was acquired by the Pens early last season from the Dallas Stars for Darryl Sydor. Boucher has had limited playing time in the past few s... More.

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

September, 11, 2009

I might as well get myself back into the swing of things now that I have taken a month off from here. What better way to start than with the Penguins visiting the Whitehouse and season ticket deliveries that both took place this week. Players Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Marc-Andre Fleur... More.

The 2009 Preseason is Here

September, 15, 2009

In case you didn't know it yet the Penguins will hold their last first preseason game inside of the Igloo tonight against the Blue Jackets at 7:30pm. This really isn't a big deal for the most part since you will notice that some players aren't even suiting up like Geno to allow for some of the youn... More.

Pens Prevail in Early Preseason Game

September, 16, 2009

The Penguins prevailed victorious last night in their early in preseason game. It took overtime to do it but the champs came out with a 5-4 victory that saw Kunitz and Crosby claim the top to stars of the evening. The Pens return to training camp today before going on the road to take on the... More.

Pens Camp Day 4

September, 17, 2009

The Penguins made some noise at camp yesterday reassigning 11 players and releasing 1. They sent forwards Aaron Boogaard, Zack Sill, Joey Haddad, Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Nick Petersen and Keven Veilleux, defensemen Lane Caffaro, Brian Strait and Alex Grant and goaltender Jordan Parise to the Wil... More.

Best Tattoo You’ll See All Week

September, 18, 2009

The X is having a best tattoo contest that ends today at 5pm. A friend of the site is currently in the running for best sports tattoo, I know it's a Pirates tattoo but hey it's pretty sweet looking anyway check it out and give him a vote he's finalist #10. You can vote here . ... More.

Preseason Game 2 Tonight Against the Maple Leafs

September, 18, 2009

The Pens hit the ice for the 1st  I mean 2nd game of the preseason tonight against the Maple Leafs for the final preseason game inside Mellon Arena. They will also field a different lineup from the one the put out against the Blue Jackets most notably Geno and Billy G. will be playing while S... More.

Pens Drop Second Preseason Game to the Leafs

September, 19, 2009

Not that the preseason matters especially this early on when not all of the players are suiting up for games, but the Pens went down last night by a count of 4-3 to the lowly Toronto Maple Leafs. The Penguins played without several players namely Sidney Crosby while others like Geno and Billy G. hi... More.

Preseason Game 3 Tonight

September, 21, 2009

The Pens play the Canadiens in exibition game 3 tonight at 7:30pm, I'm pretty sure this one is on the NHL network here in the States don't quote me on that though. The Penguins look to put out a few different line combos that we have yet to see together. Such as Caputi with Sid and Guerin and Kunit... More.

I’m So Ready for the Preseason to be Over

September, 24, 2009

The Penguins have another preseason game tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets the only team in which the Pens hold a victory over this preseason. Good news there is only 1 more meaningless game left in the preseason before the real action starts October 2nd, against the New York Rangers. The l... More.

Our Igloo, Our Home

September, 25, 2009

The Pens not only dropped another preseason game to the Blue Jackets last night, in the process they lost star center Sidney Crosby as he left the game with a tight groin. There is no word if it was anything more than a precautionary action to not further aggravate it any further. On a lighter not... More.