Pens Notes: Shero on Vokoun, Fleury, Thiessen, Staal, & Crosby

Penguins GM Ray Shero hit the airwaves today and was on 937 the fan this afternoon in the 2:00 p.m. hour. Here are some comments from Shero on a number of subjects: Shero on Vokoun Shero indicated the team’s pursuit of Tomas Vokoun started when he was talking to agent Allan Walsh about how to

Pens will give Cooke an opportunity to change

Penguins winger Matt Cooke has not played his last game in a Penguin uniform. Cooke’s future with the Penguins has been a hot topic by fans and the media after Cooke was suspended for the rest of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs. With the Penguins showing full support in the

NHL: Phoenix – Pittsburgh Trade Winds

A league source tells me Phoenix Coyotes pro scout Peter MacKinnon is scheduled to scout the Penguins again this week, sparking speculation that the Coyotes are looking at a defenseman or two in the Penguins system. The Coyotes are believed to have inquired defenseman Ben Lovejoy. Pittsburgh in turn has asked about the availability of

Media buzz centers around Marian Hossa on eve of Cup Finals

Shero/Crosby: “We’ve Moved On” Detroit — Both teams met the media Friday afternoon on the eve of the Stanley Cup finals and the media buzz centered around Red Wings star forward Marian Hossa who will face his old team in a rematch of the Stanley Cup Finals. Sidney Crosby on Marian Hossa signing with the

Shero looks for three values; work ethic, accountability & passion

Shero, Bylsma speak to the media Dan Bylsma and Ray Shero spoke to the media following the Penguins off-ice activities this morning. Shero talked about how following the coaching change, he wanted to bring in a coach that would grow with this team and believes Dan is a good fit for the team. Shero praised

Morning Practice Notes: Satan skating with second line

The Penguins just wrapped up their morning practice at Mellon Arena which began around 10:30 a.m. Very interesting line changes in today’s practice Miroslav Satan skated with Evgeni Malkin and Petr Sykora on the second line, alternating with Ruslan Fedotenko. Satan, Fedotenko and Sykora alternated on Malkin’s wing throughout the practice. Yesterday, Satan was on