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Flyers to appear 16 times on NBC national broadcasts in new season

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Flyers to appear 16 times on NBC national broadcasts in new season

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The National Hockey League and NBC announced the television network’s broadcast schedule for the 2014/15 campaign, and the Philadelphia Flyers will be featured 16 times between NBC and the NBC Sports Network. The Flyers visit the Boston Bruins on October 8 as part of an opening night doubleheader on NBCSN, preceding […]

Philadelphia Flyers release 2014/15 schedule

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Philadelphia Flyers release 2014/15 schedule

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The suspense of a couple of important dates in the upcoming Philadelphia Flyers’ regular season was somewhat diminished as part of the National Hockey League’s teaser weekend, when Philadelphia announced Saturday that their home opener would be October 9th against the New Jersey Devils. As part of the league’s releases, the Boston […]

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Cap Structure a Huge Problem for New Management

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Cap Structure a Huge Problem for New Management

  By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) Few people realize that the last emperor of Rome was not deposed until 476 CE. Nor did contemporaries of the latter stages of the Roman Empire realize that the once grand civilization had truly collapsed somewhere around or shortly after 324, the government of the Empire having been placed on […]

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Game 7 by the numbers

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New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Game 7 by the numbers

For the second time this Spring, the New York Rangers have found themselves heading into a do-or-die Game 7, with the winner of tonight’s matchup making an Eastern Conference Final berth. The Blueshirts, who took Game 1 at Consol Energy Center before dropping their next three, look to complete their comeback against the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

NHL TV Schedule for Three Game 6 Matchups Set for Monday

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NHL TV Schedule for Three Game 6 Matchups Set for Monday

Five matchups in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs will be heading to a Game 6, three of which will take place Monday, April 28 the NHL announced earlier today. Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets: Penguins lead series 3-2 Game 6: Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET in Columbus. TV […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Notebook : Buy-Low Trading, Defensive Regression, and Bottom Six Woes

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Pittsburgh Penguins Notebook : Buy-Low Trading, Defensive Regression, and Bottom Six Woes

By : Joe Depto (@JoeDepto) Last night, the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Vancouver Canucks in a 5-4 shootout victory. Regardless of achieving two points in the standings, the team was very lucky to survive regulation. It took two goals, scored by Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby, in mere seconds to advance the game past regulation. […]

NHL Needs to Step Up its Discipline

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NHL Needs to Step Up its Discipline

by Aaron Musick (@Avalangelist) The NHL has a problem on its hands. They are handing down punishments, seemingly daily now and nothing seems to be improving. Players are still extending elbows, targeting the head and making dangerous hits. It started with Shawn Thornton and James Neal’s attacks on vulnerable players. Since then, it seems like […]

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If your Favorite Eastern Conference NHL Teams Were Musicians, Here’s Who They Would Be

By Pat White (@patwhite9126) Sometimes words can’t quite capture a moment in hockey like music can. Like that chanting of “Chelsea Dagger” after a Blackhawks goal or shouting “Doop” in a funky, electronic fashion in Philadelphia. Or if you’re Jeff Carter, you’re lucky enough to take a victory lap at home, Stanley Cup raised overhead […]

A Forgettable Night in NYC, Pens Lose 5-1

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A Forgettable Night in NYC, Pens Lose 5-1

By Rich Miller (@pensbender) In what at first appeared to have the makings of a very entertaining game, the New York Rangers easily took down the Eastern Conference leading Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.  New York was able to capitalize on several costly mistakes while getting stellar goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist […]

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 […]