Ryan Malone arrested for charges of cocaine possession

Former Pittsburgh Penguin winger Ryan Malone, a Pittsburgh native, was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The Times states that according to a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s report, Malone, 34, was arrested by Tampa police at 5:40 Saturday morning on Platt Street and Rome

Since the 1995 Draft, Pens have only developed three 20 goal wingers through their system

Here’s one of several draft features I’ll be doing over the next handful of days. Today’s feature is a look at the Penguins struggles to develop scoring wingers among their draft picks over the past 15 years. ——————————————————— One reason Penguin fans shouldn’t want to see the team lose Tyler Kennedy via restricted free agency

Latest Draft Day Chatter: Armstrong to hit the open market

Draft day Chatter *Winger Colby Armstrong appears headed to the free agent market. According to a league source, no talks are currently scheduled to take place in LA between Armstrong’s agent Don Meehan and Thrashers GM Rick Dudley. The two sides have been far apart for some time as Armstrong is looking to land a

NHL: Source: Granato on the Thrashers radar

Sunday’s NHL Rumor Mill The growing consensus last summer is that the Los Angeles Kings over-paid for defenseman Rob Scuderi who signed a 4 year deal worth $3.4 million per season. Nearly a year later, good luck finding a member of the Kings organization who believes that now. ┬áScuderi has drawn rave reviews from the

End of the Year Penguins/Olympics/NHL Notes

The Pittsburgh Penguins end the year on the three game losing streak, coming off two tough loses to the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils. The Penguins were off today and will practice in Pittsburgh tomorrow morning before they depart for Florida. Sidney Crosby will end the decade as the highest scoring Penguin for this

Pittsburgh Penguins All-Decade Team

The Pittsburgh Penguins franchise had many ups and downs during the decade. The decade began with a bang as hall of famer/owner Mario Lemieux made a stunning comeback in December 2000 after being retired for 3.5 years. The team would earn its 12th straight playoff appearance in 2001 but financial reasons would lead to cost

Power Play delivers in over-time; Team USA Buzz

Malkin, Fedotenko end scoring droughts Pittsburgh’s struggling power play went 0-for-5 in regulation Saturday night but delivered with a rare big goal in overtime as Evgeni Malkin (9) scored just 37 seconds into over-time on the man advantage as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Florida Panthers 3-2 at Mellon Arena. Thirty seconds into overtime, Jordan

Orpik in position to earn a roster spot for Team USA

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is among 12 defensemen participating in Team USA’s Orientation Camp and he has himself in position to earn a roster spot with Team USA for the 2010 Olympics. Orpik is a Brian Burke type of player and two attributes that enhance his chances of making the team; ability to play

NHL Draft Buzz: Players that could be moved this weekend at the draft

Trade Talk heating Up With General Managers looking to shed salary and some big names demanding trades, industry sources project that there will be plenty of trade talk and movement this week as the NHL entry draft will be held in Montreal. 15 Names that are on the trade block and could be dealt by