Games Grades: Game 5 @ Tampa Bay

By Zack Dawson; Oct 13, 02:21 AM

The Pens were back on the ice against the other team in Florida, the Tampa Bay Lightning. I give my take on the Pens effort to rebound from a tough loss the night before.

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Game Grades: Game 4 @ Florida

By Zack Dawson; Oct 11, 06:37 PM

The Penguins are in Florida for a two-game road trip. I give my grades for the first game of that trip against the Panthers.

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Third Line Magic

By Jesse Marshall; Oct 9, 02:58 PM

Prior to the season, we questioned the depth and identity of the Penguins third line. They’ve come storming out of the gate, lead by a 19 year old surprise on defense.

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Game Grades - Game 3 vs. Carolina

By Zack Dawson; Oct 8, 06:21 PM

In my inaugural installment of the game grades, I give you my take on the game against Carolina.

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FF Telestrator: Crosby's Chemistry

By Jesse Marshall; Oct 7, 03:01 PM

Taking a look at what makes the Sidney Crosby line so deadly in the offensive zone.

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2013-14 Preseason Roundtable

By Jesse Marshall; Oct 3, 02:47 PM

For the seventh year in a row, we gather together some of the best Pittsburgh has to offer for a preseason meeting of the minds. Your one stop shop for all things Penguins.

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Trade Targets: Backup Goaltenders

By Brian Schaich; Oct 2, 02:09 PM

With Tomas Vokoun sidelined for a while, the Penguins could consider other goaltending options behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

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Is It Time For A Maatta Tryout?

By Jesse Marshall; Sep 30, 02:52 PM

Where one door closes, another opens.

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The Fleury Numbers

By Jesse Marshall; Sep 25, 02:52 PM

Taking a look at some advanced goaltending statistics that tell us more about Marc-Andre Fleury.

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What A Difference A Week Makes

By Matt Paul; Sep 24, 09:00 AM

My confidence in the Penguins’ goaltending situation has waned a bit in the last few days.

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Third Line Identity

By Jesse Marshall; Sep 23, 02:49 PM

The Penguins will need their bottom third line to excel in all kinds of situations this season. But who will it feature?

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I’m Not Worried About Fleury…For Now

By Matt Paul; Sep 16, 08:37 AM

Long-time Penguin goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has found himself in a precarious spot. He’s the controversial starting goaltender for a perennial Stanley Cup contender who cannot perform in the playoffs.

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Lacing Up: Thin on the Third Line?

By Joshua Neal; Sep 12, 09:36 AM

The Penguins have been a hockey club that prided themselves not only on high-level skill and scoring ability, but the checking lines to back it up – occasionally even chipping in a big goal or two (see: 2009 Stanley Cup Finals). But as the years have passed and the big-name players have earned themselves long-term, big-money contracts, some of those role players and out-of-place third liners find themselves in new cities. What’s left behind? Matt Paul and I will discuss the dearth that has replaced a wealth on the Penguins’ third line in this week’s edition of Lacing Up.

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Game Review: Franchise Hockey Manager

By Brian Schaich; Sep 8, 12:57 AM

A new computer game is on the market that seeks to emulate the business of a general manager in hockey to a degree no other game can boast. Is Franchise Hockey Manager up to snuff?

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Does Jacques Martin Hold The Key To Playoff Success?

By Jesse Marshall; Sep 4, 02:54 PM

Stop inside to see why we think there might be more than meets the eye to the hire of Jacques Martin to the Penguins coaching staff.

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Lacing Up: Designer Fantasy Leagues

By Matt Paul; Sep 4, 07:26 AM

The last few weeks have been spent looking at individual players who could fly under the radar in some fantasy leagues. This week, we’ll shift our fantasy focus to designing the perfect fantasy league…at least in our eyes.

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Lacing Up: A Fantasy World of Rookies and Goalies

By Matt Paul; Aug 28, 07:59 AM

This week we’ll shift from risers and fallers of the fantasy world to rookies and goalies (of the sleeper variety, since we all know who the stars are). Once again, I’m joined with the two Joshes, both of FF and UPJFHL fame.

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FF Telestrator: Pouliot's Prowess

By Jesse Marshall; Aug 27, 03:00 PM

Dusting off the old x’s and o’s machine to get it ramped up for the regular season by checking out some of Derrick Pouliot’s finer moments from 2012/13.

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What are the Penguins Thinking With Zolnierczyk?

By Nick Vucic; Aug 26, 10:37 AM

At the beginning of this offseason, the Penguins traded defenseman Alex Grant in exchange for Harry Zolnierczyk, a 25-year-old formerly of the Anaheim Ducks by way of the Philadelphia Flyers. Although Zolnierczyk was a Restricted Free-Agent, the Penguins re-signed him to a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000, making Penguins fans scratch their head and wonder, “what in the world is Shero thinking?”

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Lacing Up: A Fantasy World of Risers and Fallers

By Matt Paul; Aug 19, 07:15 AM

This week we’re turning our attention to fantasy hockey, focusing our discussion on the risers and fallers — players who could be sleepers and players who could be disasters. To aid in our discussion, we’ve solicited Josh Endsley, FF contributor, founding member of the UPJFHL, and a fantasy hockey “expert.”

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