The Penguins/Thrashers blockbuster trade talk is a fantasy right now but Marian Gaborik in a Thrashers uniform isn’t.
The Penguins‚Äô will officially unveil their third jersey Wednesday, November 5 at Dick‚Äôs Sporting Goods in The Mall at Robinson. The event will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge. Players Tyler Kennedy, Kris Letang, Alex Goligoski, Paul Bissonnette and Eric Godard will be in attendence. The jersey and uniform are the same light blue color pattern that the Penguins wore in last season‚Äôs NHL Winter Classic against the Buffalo Sabres on New Year‚Äôs Day.
According to Forbes annual rankings the Toronto Maple Leafs have seen their value increase by 9 percent and are worth $448 million, the highest value in the entire NHL. The top 5 rounds out with the New York Rangers ($411 million), Montreal Canadiens ($334 million), followed by the Detroit Red Wings ($303 million) and the Philadelphia Flyers ($275 million).
The Penguins were completely dominated from the onset of the game getting outshot 34-11. The bright spot for the Penguins was the performance of backup goaltender Dany Sabourin who kept the Penguins in the game making big save after big save. The Penguins are now 5-3-2 but have only scored 24 goals in 10 games. Is it time to worry about the lack of production upfront?
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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Alex Grant to a three year entry-level contract. The Penguins fourth round draft pick (118th overall) in 2007 attended the Penguins‚Äô prospect camp and earned an invitation to main training camp this past September. The 6-1, 190-pound right-shot defenseman has tallied 12 points (four goals, eight assists) along with 12 penalty minutes in 10 appearances this season for the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Photo courtesy of St.JohnIceDogs
Pittsburgh controlled the play for the first two periods and failed to hold on to a 2-0 lead as the New York Rangers outshot the Penguins 18-2 in the third period and a late defensive breakdown from the Penguins led to a 3-on-2 and Nikolai Zherdev scored the tying goal with 8.1 seconds left to send the game to overtime. After a scoreless overtime, the game went to a shootout and Rangers forward Fredrik Sjostrom netted the only goal to give the Rangers a 3-2 win. The Penguins got goals from Daryl Sydor and Sidney Crosby. Marc Andre Fleury was strong in the net making 42 saves. Full Analysis in the morning. Stock up Ruslan Fedotenko & Jordan Staal: Fedotenko and Staal have played strong back-to-back games. Fedotenko led the Penguins with 5 shots tonight and has 11 shots in his last two games. Staal hasn’t been lighting up theRead More »
Inside Pittsburgh Sports has learned the Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Bill Thomas to WBS. Thomas dressed in two games registering 0 pts The Penguins are not expected to make any call-ups at this time Key Stats from WBS Chris Minard (6 goals – 4 assists – 10 pts) leads the team with 10 pts in 6 games Janne Pesonen is off to strong start leading the team with 7 assists in 6 games Jonathan Filewich is a team worst -6