While the Pittsburgh Penguins weren’t quite as active as usual on the trade market this season, the team still made a big splash that everyone expected. General manager Jim Rutherford had his eyes locked in on his prize and he finally made a deal to acquire Jason Zucker. Aside from that, the Penguins made a handful of small trades that primarily affected the AHL squad and a … [Read more...] about Penguins’ 2019-20 Trade Grades – How’d They Do?
Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford, who usually does his in-season work well before the deadline, is changing things up this year. Hours after trading for veteran forward Patrick Marleau from the San Jose Sharks, he’s made another big splash, acquiring Conor Sheary and Evan Rodrigues from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Dominik Kahun. #SNTrade: The … [Read more...] about Penguins Acquire Sheary, Rodrigues from Sabres for Kahun
Patrick Marleau, the man with the most career NHL games played without winning a Stanley Cup, is going to get another chance at one. The San Jose Sharks traded the veteran winger to the Pittsburgh Penguins Monday morning, hours before the NHL’s 3:00 PM ET trade deadline. In exchange, the Penguins surrender a 2020 third-round pick. #SNTrade: The @penguins have acquired … [Read more...] about Sharks Trade Marleau to Penguins
When Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford made yet another splash before this season’s trade deadline, sending the team’s 2020 first round pick, forward Alex Galchenyuk and top prospect Calen Addison to the Minnesota Wild for winger Jason Zucker, the buzz in local media circles and among Penguins fans was nearly unanimously positive. Yes, losing Addison hurts the … [Read more...] about Penguins, Zucker Enjoy Honeymoon Phase
For more than a hundred years, hockey has been a Pennsylvania passion. Its people and teams have made an indelible mark on both the NHL and the sport itself, and fans on both sides of the state have had plenty to cheer, yell, hope, mope, and even cry about. From Hall of Fame classes to shatterproof glass, from Stanley Cups to fisticuffs, the Keystone State has made its mark on … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania Hockey: A Long, Proud History