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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
Pittsburgh Penguins ’15The Pittsburgh Penguins have two of the league’s best forwards in Sidney Crosby
Pittsburgh Penguins ’15
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 4 days ago
The Pittsburgh Penguins have two of the league’s best forwards in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, but last season they lacked the offensive depth to sufficiently back them up. GM Jim Rutherford is hoping he addressed that issue this summer, but... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
Pittsburgh’s biggest question: Is the defense good enough?For a team not really known for its defense, the Penguins sure have seen defens
Pittsburgh’s biggest question: Is the defense good enough?
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 4 days ago
For a team not really known for its defense, the Penguins sure have seen defensemen fly off the shelves. This summer, more of the same with the Sharks signing Paul Martin and the Kings inking Christian Ehrhoff. The issue here is obvious — if... Read more
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ESPN
Pittsburgh Penguins to open camp with Phil Kessel alongside Sidney CrosbyGeneral manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-po
Pittsburgh Penguins to open camp with Phil Kessel alongside Sidney Crosby
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-powered forward alongside star center Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. The Penguins will pair newly-acquired Phil Kessel with star center... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
It’s Pittsburgh Penguins Day at PHTThroughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL club
It’s Pittsburgh Penguins Day at PHT
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 4 days ago
Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs. Today’s team? The Pittsburgh Penguins. After another disappointing finish in the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins decided to change course by replacing GM Ray Shero... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sestito ready to fight for job on PenguinsThe Penguins haven't decided if they're going to carry a traditional enforcer t
Sestito ready to fight for job on Penguins
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
The Penguins haven't decided if they're going to carry a traditional enforcer this season, but if they do, there's a good chance it will be Tom Sestito. A 6-foot-5, 228-pound winger with 99 pro fighting majors in an eight-year career, Sestito will... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kessel to play on Crosby's line in PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Penguins aren't wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General mana
Kessel to play on Crosby's line in Pittsburgh
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The Pittsburgh Penguins aren't wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the speedy forward alongside star centre Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Penguins to open camp with newcomer Phil Kessel next to Sidney CrosbyThe Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General mana
Penguins to open camp with newcomer Phil Kessel next to Sidney Crosby
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-powered forward alongside star centre Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. The... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sid, Phil; Phil, Sid; Penguins to open camp with newcomer Phil Kessel next to Sidney CrosbyPITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins aren't wasting any time with Phil Kes
Sid, Phil; Phil, Sid; Penguins to open camp with newcomer Phil Kessel next to Sidney Crosby
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins aren't wasting any time with Phil Kessel. General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-powered forward alongside star centre Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Kessel to skate with Crosby at training campGeneral manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-po
Kessel to skate with Crosby at training camp
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the high-powered forward alongside star centre Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. The Penguins acquired the three-time All-Star from Toronto in July to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins’ Johnston: Kessel, Crosby likely to open togetherPhil Kessel has the fourth-most goals in the NHL during the past five seasons.
Penguins’ Johnston: Kessel, Crosby likely to open together
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Phil Kessel has the fourth-most goals in the NHL during the past five seasons. Sidney Crosby leads the league in assists per game during the same span. They're both among the fleetest skaters in hockey. Playing them on the same line seems like a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pens GM: Sundqvist did not have surgeryCenter Oskar Sundqvist has been rehabbing a hamstring injury but did not have a
Pens GM: Sundqvist did not have surgery
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Center Oskar Sundqvist has been rehabbing a hamstring injury but did not have a pair of surgeries in July, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford told Trib Total Media. Swedish newspaper Norran reported Sundqvist had two procedures in July to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ex-Penguin Kennedy skates with former teammates, hopes to catch on with a teamAs an unrestricted free agent, winger Tyler Kennedy could have skated in plenty
Ex-Penguin Kennedy skates with former teammates, hopes to catch on with a team
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
As an unrestricted free agent, winger Tyler Kennedy could have skated in plenty of places to make sure he's ready for the season ahead. He's from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and played junior hockey there. He started last season with the San Jose... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Oilers Hall and McDavid hit the ice togetherWhatever the speed limit is in Edmonton, Taylor Hall would suggest it be relaxe
Oilers Hall and McDavid hit the ice together
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Whatever the speed limit is in Edmonton, Taylor Hall would suggest it be relaxed on Oilers game nights. Hall’s first on-ice interaction with Connor McDavid certainly created that impression. “He seems to glide faster than most guys skate full out,”... Read more
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NHL.com
Marc-Andre Fleury is happy to have Phil Kessel as teammate on Pittsburgh PenguinsThe Pittsburgh Penguins scored eight goals in five games during their Eastern C
Marc-Andre Fleury is happy to have Phil Kessel as teammate on Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Pittsburgh Penguins scored eight goals in five games during their Eastern Conference First Round series loss to the New York Rangers last season, which is why they acquired high-scoring forward Phil Kessel on July 1. One player who was happy with... Read more
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NHL.com
Phil Kessel addition, more forward depth reasons for Pittsburgh Penguins to be optimisticPITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins struggled down the stretch last season be
Phil Kessel addition, more forward depth reasons for Pittsburgh Penguins to be optimistic
NHL.com / Posted 15 days ago
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins struggled down the stretch last season before earning the final Stanley Cup Playoff berth from the Eastern Conference. They are shooting a lot higher this season. The Penguins led the Metropolitan Division for... Read more
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NHL.com
Phil Kessel addition has Pittsburgh Penguins primed for longer run in Stanley Cup PlayoffsNHL.com continues its preview of the 2015-16 season, which will include in-dept
Phil Kessel addition has Pittsburgh Penguins primed for longer run in Stanley Cup Playoffs
NHL.com / Posted 15 days ago
NHL.com continues its preview of the 2015-16 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins' hopes of a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs were undone by an uncharacteristically... Read more
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TribLIVE
Amid changes, Penguins’ Crosby excited for upcoming seasonBEDFORD, Nova Scotia — Chill, Phil. We got this. That's the message Penguins c
Amid changes, Penguins’ Crosby excited for upcoming season
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
BEDFORD, Nova Scotia — Chill, Phil. We got this. That's the message Penguins captain Sidney Crosby had for newly acquired winger Phil Kessel while discussing the team's busy offseason after an on-ice workout last week at BMO Centre in his native... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL off-season power rankings: Who improved most?Any off-season that begins with Connor McDavid should be half decent. But it's
NHL off-season power rankings: Who improved most?
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Any off-season that begins with Connor McDavid should be half decent. But it's what happened before the draft (but after the lottery) — securing a bona fide GM in Peter Chiarelli and head coach in Todd McLellan — that should give the Oilers faithful... Read more
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NHL.com
Matt Cullen of Pittsburgh Penguins chasing another Stanley Cup title before career endsMatt Cullen has been around long enough to know his NHL career is nearing an en
Matt Cullen of Pittsburgh Penguins chasing another Stanley Cup title before career ends
NHL.com / Posted 21 days ago
Matt Cullen has been around long enough to know his NHL career is nearing an end. The 38-year-old forward signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins last week with the intention of winning the Stanley Cup one more time. "You don't get many opportunities to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NHL notebook: Matt Cullen signs one-year deal with PenguinsMatt Cullen will continue his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The vet
NHL notebook: Matt Cullen signs one-year deal with Penguins
Calgary Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Matt Cullen will continue his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The veteran centre signed a one-year contract worth $800,000 on Thursday after announcing last month that he was interested in playing one more season. It’s expected Cullen will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins sign 17-year vet to vie for 4th-line center roleWay back on July 1, shortly after the Penguins traded for Phil Kessel, general
Penguins sign 17-year vet to vie for 4th-line center role
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
Way back on July 1, shortly after the Penguins traded for Phil Kessel, general manager Jim Rutherford first said he was in the market for a fourth-line center in free agency. When the Penguins traded for Nick Bonino and signed Eric Fehr on July 28,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Penguins sign 17-year NHL veteran center Matt CullenPittsburgh Penguins Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford
Penguins sign 17-year NHL veteran center Matt Cullen
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 25 days ago
Pittsburgh Penguins Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford announced Thursday that the team had agreed to terms with veteran center Matt Cullen on a one-year contract for $800,000. Rutherford on Cullen: “I know personally how... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
Pens sign veteran center Cullen: one year, $800,000Cullen, who turns 39 in November, inked a one-year deal worth $800,000, re-unit
Pens sign veteran center Cullen: one year, $800,000
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 25 days ago
Cullen, who turns 39 in November, inked a one-year deal worth $800,000, re-uniting him with Pens GM Jim Rutherford — Cullen’s GM in Carolina in 2006, when the ‘Canes won the Stanley Cup. “He has good leadership qualities,” Rutherford said of Cullen,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Kessel Doesn't Get Enough Credit for Being EliteWhen it comes to superstar forwards in the NHL, it is safe to say that Sidney C
Kessel Doesn't Get Enough Credit for Being Elite
Bleacher Report / Posted 1 months ago
When it comes to superstar forwards in the NHL, it is safe to say that Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Corey Perry are popular names that roll off the tongue. It isn't surprising given the level of... Read more

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