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