Penguins, Crosby agree to 12 years, $104.4 million contract extension

The Penguins announced today that they have agreed to terms with Sidney Crosby on a contract extension.  The extension is for 12 years for $104.4 million.  This will take them to the 2024-2025 season (that even felt weird to type those years).  The annual cap hit is merely $8.7 million.

“This is a great day […]


Penguins to announce huge contract extension for Crosby

Darren Dreger of TSN posted a tweet this morning saying that the Penguins will announce a contract extension for Sidney Crosby worth over $100 million and about $9 million annually on Sunday.

 

Expect the Penguins to announce Sidney Crosby’s contract extension on Sunday. Over $100 million dollars with an AAV of close to $9 […]


Malkin and Crosby both nominated for ESPYS

The ESPYS are coming up on July 11th and the city of Pittsburgh doesn’t have many nominated this year.  But a couple of Penguins were nominated in two different categories.  Evgeni Malkin was nominated for Best NHL Player.  His competition is Steven Stamkos, Henrik Lundqvist, Jonathan Quick and Claude Giroux (barf).

Sidney Crosby was also […]


Some early odds for 2012-2013 season have Penguins as favorites

While the Los Angeles Kings are likely still trying to beat the champagne hangover from last night the sports betting world is already figuring out who it’s going to be next year.  And whether it’s a surprise to you or not, the Kings are not the heavy favorites, that  honor goes to the Penguins.  I […]


Penguins pull out a big win in game 4

Last night started out much the same as the past three games, penalties, soft goals and a crazy period.  The Flyers continue to be strong on the Power Play going 3 for 5.  But last night on 8 power plays the Penguins had they scored on 4 of them and gave up no shorthanded […]


Penguins without Neal, Adams and Asham for game 4 tonight

After the mayhem that was game 3 the Penguins will be without 3 forwards tonight for a critical game 4.

James Neal will be suspended for one game after two consecutive hits he placed on Flyers players in the third period on Sunday. Craig Adams will be suspended also for one game for instigating a […]


Penguins lose 3rd straight in embarrassing fashion

I honestly don’t know the team that I saw on the ice yesterday.  They stooped to the level of the Flyers and made the Flyers look like angels.  Don’t get me wrong the Flyers are far from angels but the Penguins were just awful yesterday.  What Aaron Asham did to Braydon Schenn was […]


Penguins Better Know an Opponent: Philadelphia Flyers

Basic Intel

Nickname: Flyer Location: Philadelphia, PA Division: Atlantic

Record and Rankings

Record: 47-26-9 (103 pts) Goals per Game: 3.2 (2nd overall) Goals Against: 2.7 (20th overall) Power Play Percentage: 19.7% (6th overall) Penalty Kill Percentage: 81.8% (17th overall)

Team Report

Offensive focus: Scott Hartnell – 37 Goals Playmaker: Claude Giroux- 65 assists Goalie: Ilya Bryzgalov – .909 Save percentage

Summary

This series is […]


Sidney Crosby named NHL’s ‘Third Star’ of the Week

For someone that has only played in 22 games this season he has received two of these awards.  During his first comeback in December he was named the ‘First Star’ of the Week.  This time around he received the ‘Third Star’ after getting 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists) in the final three […]


Malkin and Crosby “dirtiest players” according to Flyers assistant coach

The aftermath of the fight between the Flyers and the Penguins is almost worse than the actual fight.  There has been constant talk from both sides since Sunday, and even some people not involved with the organizations.  Let’s review and then we’ll get to the new stuff from today.

First there was the fight on […]


Malkin named NHL Second Star of the Month

The MVP hopeful Evgeni Malkin was given another award by the NHL as the Second Star of the Month for March.  In 15 games in the month of March, Malkin had 23 points, 11 goals and 12 assists.  He currently sits atop the rankings with the most points in the league with 104, […]


In case you missed it: Penguins, Flyers fight it out

Yesterday’s game with the Flyers was just crazy.  Not only did they own us after we opened up a 2-0 lead in the first period but things got out of control with about a minute left in the game.  I mean it was an all out brawl on the ice, even the coaches got into […]


Penguins drop second straight game to Islanders

When they lost on Tuesday, I thought oh well maybe they were feeling cocky and one got away from them, better to happen now than in the playoffs.  But after last night do we need to worry?  I still don’t think so.   If we were going to drop a few games, I would […]


Evgeni Malkin named NHL First Star of the Week again

This is becoming repetitive news, but Evgeni Malkin did it again he was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week.   This is only the second time this season that he’s been named First Star, he’s been a Second once and Third Star twice.  In the last week Malkin has added 5 goals […]


Penguins clinch playoff berth with win over Nashville

It was just another night of beautiful hockey for Penguins fans.  Another 5 goal night.  Another 2 goals for who better be MVP Evgeni Malkin.  Not to mention Fleury recorded his 40th win of the season, the first goaltender to hit that mark so far this year.  Oh and James Neal had 4 assists.  This […]