Morning Penguins Links…


Grab your coffee, danish, bacon and eggs, Red Bull, defibrillator or whatever it is that you use as an eye opener in the morning and settle in for your morning links!

We start off locally with this report from the Tribune Review. Jonathan Bombulie, beat reporter for the Wilkes Barre-Scranton Penguins pens a column for the local rag from time to time. Here is his latest discussing Luca Caputi’s departure with several teammates and head coach Todd Reirden.

JB’s Trib WBS Report

Post Gazette, you are on the mic. Here beat reporter Shelly Anderson discusses the Penguins current road trip that kicks off on Thursday. Making the point that it could be just as defining as the one the team went on last season after Dan Bylsma’s hire.

Shelly’s Road Trip Breakdown

“The Hunt For Red (and White) Equipment” – The search for Sidney Crosby’s Olympic gear is making progress. In fact, news broke yesterday that it might have accidentally been placed in a storage warehouse… here the Vancouver Sun talks about the progress that is being made in the search.

The Hunt For Red (and White) Equipment

Yesterday we posted the story about Sidney Crosby turning down David Letterman. Today, his General Manager, Ray Shero came to his defense. Explaining that Crosby does more than most to sell the game. (AP)

The Hunt For Red (and White) Equipment

Here the Buffalo News shares the tale of a Sidney Crosby fan going to extreme measures to get his hands on an 87 jersey. Can’t blame him for wanting to represent, however he could have gone about this 1,000 different way!

The Hunt For Red (and White) Equipment

Penguins mascot, Iceburgh, will be appearing at the Youngstown Phantoms game this Saturday night when they take on the Sioux City Musketeers.

Iceburgh Appearance

This had to be one of the best thing posted on the Internet yesterday… well, at least the 300 .gif that closes out the post. Puck Daddy’s 2nd Gallery of Sidney Crosby Golden Roar photo shops. Amazing… “THIS IS CANADA!!!”

Crosby Golden Roar!

More later…


About Brian Metzer

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Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brian Metzer has been covering the Pittsburgh Penguins and National Hockey League since 2004. He is the host of Penguins Live Weekly, a show that airs Saturday mornings on 105.9 the X and iHeart Radio. He serves as the Pittsburgh Penguins correspondent for NHL Network Radio on SiriusXM, and is the NHL and Penguins correspondent for the Beaver County Times. Metzer is also a contributing writer for NHL.com and is the primary contributor for this site www.fromthepoint.com.

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