This team has shown an ability to catch fire when the games count the most, at least over the past 4 seasons. Their March record dating back to the 06-07 season is 35-7-5, pretty amazing numbers when you consider that most of the contenders are starting to play playoff style hockey during this time of year.
“He’s going to make anybody good…killing with him,” Crosby said of Jordan Staal. “He’s strong in the box. He’s got a great stick . He’s going to create loose pucks. He’s really responsible defensively and when you’ve got a guy like that you know that there’s going to be loose pucks to jump on.
As for today’s game, the Penguins meet the Dallas Stars. They have been very effective against the Stars on home ice, having gone 39-19-6 and lead the all-time series 62-56-12. However, do not let those records fool you, as the Stars are in the hunt for a playoff spot and find themselves sitting just 4 points out the eighth and final spot.
It seems that Canadian Olympic Hero, Sidney Crosby has been tabbed as the Olympic athlete who has generated the most online chatter.
Well, the trade deadline has come and gone and Ray Shero has again plugged the holes that he felt were in his line-up. The great thing for the Penguins is that he did it without losing a single roster player. Anytime you can add significant assets to your team without weakening your NHL line-up, you…
PENGUINS ACQUIRE LEFT WINGER ALEXEI PONIKAROVSKY FROM THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS FOR LUCA CAPUTI AND MARTIN SKOULA
It hadn’t been a secret that the Penguins wanted to bolster their blue line. Though they tried to patch it up after losing Hal Gill and Rob Scuderi this off-season by bringing in guys like Jay McKee, it just wasn’t performing at the level they had hoped.
Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Penguins have acquired defensemen Jordan Leopold… I will be heading down to Mellon Arena for this morning’s practice and will get the details…
As most of you who read my blog know, I do not get into a ton of rumor talk…that is Ek’s department. However, at this time of year I do jump in with some speculation pieces and give my opinion on what is floating around. To this point there hasn’t been a ton of tangible talk that centered on the Penguins. That all changed over the past 4 to 5 days when the Birds were linked to both the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Chicago Blackhawks.