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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 […]

Improving The Bottom-Six is Crucial to the Penguins Success

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Improving The Bottom-Six is Crucial to the Penguins Success

  by Rich Miller (@PensBender) The Pittsburgh Penguins have arguably the best two top lines in hockey.  Having two of the best players in the world centering said lines certainly doesn’t hurt that argument.  It’s a very realistic possibility, assuming that everyone stays healthy, each member of the Penguins top-six could score over 60 points this season, including Beau […]

Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Signing Douglas Murray, a wise move?

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Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Signing Douglas Murray, a wise move?

By James Stephan (@J_Habs) On August 22nd, the Montreal Canadiens signed the physical intimidator that is Douglas Murray to a 1.5 million dollar contract for one year. The Past Rewind back to the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs and you would see a very vocal Pittsburgh Penguins fan base that had some choice words for the […]

Exclusive: Max Talbot Excited for Upcoming Season, Sees Flyers as Playoff Team

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Exclusive: Max Talbot Excited for Upcoming Season, Sees Flyers as Playoff Team

By David Strehle (@David_Strehle) As the Philadelphia Flyers make preparations to improve upon last year’s disappointing season, forward Max Talbot is ready to embark on his third year with the club and working hard to come back from a broken leg that cut the already lockout-abbreviated 2012/13 campaign even shorter. Following a rigorous rehab, the […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Ray Shero Shouldn’t Pay Kris Letang What He’s Seeking

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) In the wake of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ recent respectable but disappointing playoff run, Penguins General Manager Ray Shero immediately set to work negotiating with a number of crucial potential unrestricted free agents. After locking superstar center Evgeni Malkin into an eight-year extension, his attention turned to blueline anchor and Norris Trophy […]

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Boston Bruins Sweep Pittsburgh Penguins, Advance To Stanley Cup Finals

By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) The Boston Bruins have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals, something nobody imagined they would do this year. Squaring off against the Pittsburgh Penguins, a team loaded with offensive firepower that was averaging over four goal per game, many viewed the Bruins as the underdogs, overmatched by a high powered […]

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Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins Bruised, Not Battered

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Weathered faces and post-season surgeries have become the norm for NHL hockey players. A puck to the nose here, a stick to the face there, get stitched up and back out on the ice they go. Usually it comes down to their feet; if they can still skate, they can still […]

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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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Eastern Conference Finals: Crosby, Penguins Need To Stick To Their Own Style Of Hockey in Game 2

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) “Physicality” is often a term used to describe the Boston Bruins and heading into the Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby recognized that he may be one of the targets that his opponent would want to get physical with. “ I’m sure whether I broke a jaw or not, […]

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The Four Remaining Goalies: Their path to the NHL Conference Finals

Special to The Hockey Guys, by Mike Joachim (@Mike_Joachim) A look at the final four. How do the goalies stack up heading in to the NHL Conference Finals? As the shortened season progressed, many wondered if the LA Kings would have the chance to compete for a 2nd straight Stanley Cup. Jonathan Quick was underwhelming […]