Latest Penguin Buzz

  • Free Agency Rumors
  • The Penguins top targets when free agency begins will be San Jose Sharks defenseman Scott Hannan and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny Markov.
  • Defenseman Andy Sutton of Atlanta is plan B
  • Robert Lang to Pittsburgh? It might not be a after thought after all. www.Insidehockey.com predicts Lang to sign in Pittsburgh. I can’t see this happening but i can confirm Langs wishlist of teams include the Penguins and the Rangers. The KLS line will be reborned ( Staal -Lang – Kovalev).
  • Latest news
  • Nashville Predators defenseman Marek Zidlicky is on the trading block.
  • The Penguins are not in the sweepstakes for Blackhawks young defenseman Brent Seabrook. I have been told that the only way Seabrook is moved is for a top flight center. Seabrook could be part of a Brad Richards or Patrick Marleau trade to Chicago.
  • Trade Rumors:
  • The Chicago Blackhawks have interest in Jarko Ruutu
  • The St. Louis Blues have serious interest in Colby Armstrong. Blues defenseman Barret Jackman is on the trading block.
  • The latest on Kovalev, is a deal is not dead The Ryan Malone for Kovy could jump start again. The Penguins, Washington and a unknown third team are all interested. Both teams are taking a wait and see approach. If the Habs trade for or sign a big name player, look fo Kovy to be back on the block. The Caps appear to the front runners to land Kovy and seem willing to offer more assets than the Penguins do at the moment.

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William DePaoli

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William DePaoli is the President/Founder of Inside Pittsburgh Sports LLC and can be reached at wdepaoli@insidepittsburghsports.com

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