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Marc-Andre Fleury is Not the Best, but He is the Best Available Option

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Marc-Andre Fleury is Not the Best, but He is the Best Available Option

By Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Pittsburgh Penguins announced the extension of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury through 2019 on Wednesday, cutting off any chance that their franchise goaltender will depart the team when his current deal expires on July 1st. Fleury, 30, was taken first overall in the legendary 2003 entry draft, and has been a mainstay […]

Just How Good Are the Pittsburgh Penguins?

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Just How Good Are the Pittsburgh Penguins?

By Rich Miller (@pensbender) They’re 7-1 and sitting comfortably atop the Metropolitan Division, but how excited should fans be for this Penguins team? There are reasons to believe this team is already on the cusp of being the best in hockey; there are also some question marks regarding the sustainability of their success. Let’s start by […]

Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury Making the Changes to Succeed

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Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury Making the Changes to Succeed

  By Rich Miller (@pensbender) Marc-Andre Fleury has redefined what it means to be a successful goalie in the NHL. At age 28, he is the holder of every significant record in Penguins history including most wins and shutouts.  Over the past four seasons no other goaltender in the league has won more games.  His […]

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Eastern Conference Finals: Pittsburgh Penguins Have a Goalie Problem, Bylsma Has His Starter

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Unable to win either of their first two home games in a series that determines who will be representing the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup Finals, Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Dan Bylsma has a tough decision to make; who will start in goal when the Penguins begin their quest for […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Jimmy Howard on the Verge of Long-term Extension

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Earlier this week, MLive.com reported that the Detroit Red Wings and all-star goaltender Jimmy Howard are nearing a deal that would keep Howard in the winged wheel for six to seven years. The contract would average approximately $5 million per year. The story has since been picked up by several news […]

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Weekly NHL Goalie Roundup: Monday February 18, 2013

By Amy Fetherolf (@afetherolf) Goalie stats pulled from Monday February 11, 2013 through Sunday February 17, 2013. Three Stars: 1. Ben Scrivens – After James Reimer was injured during the Leafs’ game against the Flyers, Scrivens was fantastic in relief, stopping 32 of 33 shots he faced to preserve the 5-2 win. He continued his […]

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Penguins Notebook – Tomas Vokoun acquired and signed; Sidney Crosby Contract update.

By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP) Penguins acquire/sign goaltender Tomas Vokoun Those following the Pens potentially loaded offseason didn’t need to wait until the NHL draft hits Pittsburgh at end of the month for substantial news to come out of the 412 area code. This morning, the Penguins acquired veteran netminder Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals […]