Petr Sykora is off to a slow start. Keep him or trade him? Plus my weekly pickup of the week
The Penguins chances of signing Glen Murray are now over; Daryl Sydor‚Äôs name came up during the GM meetings but were the Penguins able to gauge interest? The latest on which defensemen are locks to stay in the lineup when Ryan Whitney returns and is Rob Scuderi pricing himself out of Pittsburgh? The decision to start Dany Sabourin tonight has caught some people by surprise. Read more for the latest Insider Report.
The San Jose Sharks are off to a 7-2 start and are third in the league with 31 goals in nine games. Pittsburgh is coming off a disappointing 3-2 shootout loss the New York Rangers, in which they surrendered a two goal lead and were outshot 18-2 in the third period. Tonight‚Äôs game will be the Penguins second game of their four game road trip. Lineup changes for the Penguins and Sharks? Read more for tonight’s lineup from both teams.
Pittsburgh 2 – Boston 1 The Penguins spoiled the Bruins home opener behind a strong performance from Dany Sabourin who made 35 saves. Bruins forward Phil Kessel netted his 5th goal of the season and is developing into a top 6 winger. Would the Penguins have been better off drafting Phil Kessel or Jonathan Toews over Jordan Staal? Read more for the latest inside buzz on how close the Penguins were to selecting Kessel or Toews; plus a update on the Penguins plans for Janne Pesonen.