The Steelers will add another running back to their roster. Which running back quickly contacted the Steelers this morning? Among the potential targets Najeh Davenport is a possbility while Cedric Benson will not be considered. Read more for the latest inside buzz.
Former Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jarkko Ruutu has had a strong training camp with the Ottawa Senators. Ruutu and the Senators face-off against the Penguins Saturday afternoon in Stockholm, Sweden. What should the Penguins expect from Ruutu? Plus the Latest rumblings from Stockholm, including an update on Glen Murray.
More to come. Team to take 25 players to SwedenThe 25-man roster for the Sweden trip includes 15 forwards, seven defensemen and three goaltenders. The forwards are Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Petr Sykora, Miroslav Satan, Ruslan Fedotekno, Matt Cooke, Max Talbot, Tyler Kennedy, Pascal Dupuis, Eric Godard, Jeff Taffe, Janne Pesonen, Bill Thomas and Paul Bissonnette. ¬† The defensemen are Brooks Orpik, Rob Scuderi, Hal Gill, Mark Eaton, Darryl Sydor, Kris Letang and Alex Goligoski. ¬† The goaltenders are Marc-Andre Fleury, Dany Sabourin and John Curry. Updated: 2:55 p.m. The Latest on Paul Bissonnette
Evgeni Malkin tonight had an goal and assist to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Penguins also got goals from Petr Sykora and Ruslan Fedotenko. Prior to the game the Penguins were dealt a serious blow when General Manager Ray Shero announced Sergei Gonchar the team‚Äôs #1 defenseman will be out indefinitely with a separated shoulder. For Inside Analysis of tonight‚Äôs game read more
Penguins head coach Michel Therrien has announced the Penguins lineup for tonight. The Penguins will dress 12 Forwards and 6 defensemen. Dany Sabourin will start. Sidney Crosby will not play due to a sore groin. Forwards: Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Matt Cooke, Miroslav Satan Petr Sykora, Pascal Dupuis, Jeff Taffe, Rusland Fedotenko, Max Talbot, Paul Bissonnette, Tyler Kennedy and Connor James Defensemen: Brooks Orpik, Kris Letang, Hal Gill, Mark Eaton, Alex Goligoski and Darryl Sydor Goaltenders Dany Sabourin and John Curry. Projected Lines (Morning Skate)
Anaheim Ducks general manager Brian Burke has not had as easy of a time moving defenseman Mathieu Schneider as he thought would. Burke continues to have discussions with up to 5 teams but as of last night a deal was not close. There has been growing speculation that Burke will have to take a salary he doesn‚Äôt want or include a high draft pick. The idea of the Ducks moving 2005 #2 overall pick Bobby Ryan has sparked interest from the New York Islanders and Phoenix Coyotes. The same can be said with the LA Kings who have not been given the Ok from ownership to add Schneider‚Äôs salary. So which three teams are in the strongest pursuit of Schneider? Plus are the Devils looking to move a forward to clear cap space?