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!
Sidney Crosby got his missing equipment back… It was on its way to Russia!
“I’m grateful to everyone who took the time and effort to get my equipment back for me,” Crosby said in a statement posted on the Pittsburgh Penguins website. “These items are irreplaceable and I’m happy to have them back.”
Former Penguin Chris Minard was recalled by the Edmonton Oilers…the forward usually skates for their affiliate… the Springfield Falcons.
“She’s Out Of My League” hits theaters this week. The flick was filmed in Pittsburgh … Jay Baruchel, who stars and is a real life Maple Leafs fan, had to convince the audience that he bled black and vegas gold for the role.
Sidney Crosby defended his decision to pass on David Letterman yesterday…
One of my favorite writers, Craig Custance of the Sporting News, takes a look at the head shot situation… this piece is packed with GM reaction and opinions on not only the Matt Cooke situation, but head shots in general.
The AP breaks down some of the rule changes that have been proposed during the general managers’ meetings in Florida.
Josh Yohe of the Tribune Review/Mckeesport Daily News weighs in on the chemistry that is developing between Evgeni Malkin and Alexei Ponikarovsky.
Sad story… fun loving police officer killed in the line of duty — remembered for ribbing Penguins loving co-workers by placing pictures of Alex Ovechkin in their lockers.
An avid Caps fan, Jensen would decorate his colleagues’ mailboxes with cutouts of Alex Ovechkin, especially if those colleagues happened to root for the rival Pittsburgh Penguins, said Paul Mazzei, an investigator at the department’s District 1 station and a childhood friend of Jensen’s.