The Latest Penguins Buzz

 

I talked to somebody close to the Penguins organization today who said the prospect Penguins scouts have been mostly impressed with thus far is forward Nick Johnson. (Height: 6-1 РWeight: 183 lbs- Birthdate: 1985-12-24 – 3rd round selection 2004).

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As I reported a few days ago the LA Kings and forward Patrick O’Sullivan are on the verge of finalizing a long term contract. Negotiations have been difficult for the Kings front office. O‚ÄôSullivan was seeking $4 million per season on a short term deal and $5 million per season on a long term deal. O‚ÄôSullivan‚Äôs demands have come down a bit and the two sides have bridged the gap. The Kings are believed to have two offers on the table. Three year deal worth close to $11.4 million and a four year deal worth close to $16.5 million.

Pittsburgh Penguins Training Camp Schedule

 

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2008 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE Tuesday, Sept. 16 8-11am medicals, testing Wednesday, Sept. 17 9:00-10:00am practice group A 10:15-11:15am scrimmage РA vs. B 11:30am off-ice training Рgroup A 11:30-12:30pm practice group B 12:45pm off-ice training – group B

NHL: Hossa eyes Beantown in 09?

 

Detroit Red Wings forward Marian Hossa has arrived in Detroit and hinted to the Detroit media yesterday that he knows it is likely a one- and-done situation. Hossa was the most sought out free agent this past summer and Pittsburgh put all their efforts into re-signing the star forward. Hossa turned down a 9yr – $81 million offer from the Edmonton Oilers and a 7yr – $52 million offer from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hossa eventually signed with the Detroit Red Wings, the team he was waiting on all summer to see what kind of offer they could make. Inside Pittsburgh Sports gives you some insight on which team is already being regarded among inner circles as the favorite to sign Marian Hossa next summer

NHL: O’Sullivan & Kings on verge of 4 year deal

 

According to a league source the LA Kings and center Patrick O‚ÄôSullivan are on the verge of agreeing to a 4 year deal.The deal is believed to be worth close to $4.25 million per season. Expect an official announcement later in the week. O’Sullivan was previously seeking up to $5 million per season.