Rumors: Release or Extension for Big Ben in 2021?

Release or Extension for Big Ben in 2021? The Pittsburgh Steelers brass has been operating for several months under the mindset that an extension for Ben Roethlisberger after the 2020 season was going to be inevitable compared to the alternative of being released or retired. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported prior to Monday Night’s game that

Rumors: Penguins continue to hold high asking price for Casey DeSmith

  Latest on Casey DeSmith As the NHL trade deadline inches closer, [hide] Penguins GM Jim Rutherford is said to continue to hold a high asking price for 28 year old goaltender Casey DeSmith, multiple NHL sources say. Feeling no pressure to move DeSmith prior to the deadline, Pittsburgh has placed a value of a

Rumors: Pat Narduzzi to receive a 2 year extension?

Pitt Officials discussing another extension for Narduzzi [hide] Pat Narduzzi on Wednesday squashed rumors about the Michigan State opening. The rumors squash them, whatever you want to call them,” Narduzzi said. “I’m here at Pitt, I want to be here at Pitt. That’s where I want to be.” That said, Pitt officials were scrambling with

Rumors: Pens, Sabres talked Galchenyuk – Vesey swap?

Tick-Tock on Alex Galchenyuk’s Future in PIT Penguins GM Jim Rutherford has soured on winger Alex Galchenyuk to the point that Rutherford has informed rival teams of his hope to move Galchenyuk by the middle of January, at the latest, one s[hide]ource alluded to. Pittsburgh’s coaching staff no longer believes Galchenyuk can fill a top-6

Latest Pens Buzz: Penguins-Hurricanes exchanging names in Ferland trade talks?

Latest Penguins Trade Deadline Buzz As the Penguins are surging, is Jim Rutherford looking to strike again well before the deadline? As some targets the Penguins have kicked tires on won’t truly become available till next month, there’s one scenario to monitor already. [hide] It’s the Penguins pursuit of Hurricanes winger Micheal Ferland (6-2, 208).

Rumors: Penguins showing interest in a deal of at least 4 years for Bryan Rust?

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford talked at his season ending press conference last month of the Penguins having trade assets other teams would want when it comes to likely changes with the roster this summer. 26 year old winger Bryan Rust, a pending restricted free agent (technically a year away from unrestricted free agency), would be

Latest Pens Buzz: Penguins are open for business on Kris Letang

Where are Things Headed Between the Penguins, Letang? As stated here for months, Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford has three untouchables on his roster: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Matt Murray. There are some others who are 100% going nowhere this off-season and pretty much unavailable like Brian Dumoulin who Penguin coaches regard as the