NHL releases 2012-2013 schedule

Busy week for the NHL, and it keeps coming.  Today the NHL released the entire 2012-2013 schedule.

The Penguins will open the regular season at home on Friday, October 12th against the Islanders.  The first game against the Flyers who kicked us out of the playoffs is not a long wait, it happens on Thursday, […]

Malkin wins three awards in Vegas including Hart Trophy

                Malkin wins three awards in Vegas including Hart Trophy

Evgeni Malkin arrived in Vegas knowing that he would absolutely be taking home the Art Ross Trophy for the most points scored in a season.  But Malkin walked away with two more trophies.  He also won the Ted Lindsay award which is the trophy for an outstanding player voted on by his peers and he […]

Some early odds for 2012-2013 season have Penguins as favorites

While the Los Angeles Kings are likely still trying to beat the champagne hangover from last night the sports betting world is already figuring out who it’s going to be next year.  And whether it’s a surprise to you or not, the Kings are not the heavy favorites, that  honor goes to the Penguins.  I […]

Sidney Crosby named NHL’s ‘Third Star’ of the Week

For someone that has only played in 22 games this season he has received two of these awards.  During his first comeback in December he was named the ‘First Star’ of the Week.  This time around he received the ‘Third Star’ after getting 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists) in the final three […]

Malkin and Crosby “dirtiest players” according to Flyers assistant coach

The aftermath of the fight between the Flyers and the Penguins is almost worse than the actual fight.  There has been constant talk from both sides since Sunday, and even some people not involved with the organizations.  Let’s review and then we’ll get to the new stuff from today.

First there was the fight on […]

Malkin named NHL Second Star of the Month

The MVP hopeful Evgeni Malkin was given another award by the NHL as the Second Star of the Month for March.  In 15 games in the month of March, Malkin had 23 points, 11 goals and 12 assists.  He currently sits atop the rankings with the most points in the league with 104, […]

Malkin and Fleury finalists for EA Sports NHL 13 cover

EA Sports is allowing the fans to choose who graces the cover of the NHL 13 cover this year.  They have narrowed it down to 60 finalists, two from each team.  For the Penguins you can choose between Marc-Andre Fleury and Evgeni Malkin.  Both have been great this year.  Fleury has beat his personal best […]

Penguins clinch playoff berth with win over Nashville

It was just another night of beautiful hockey for Penguins fans.  Another 5 goal night.  Another 2 goals for who better be MVP Evgeni Malkin.  Not to mention Fleury recorded his 40th win of the season, the first goaltender to hit that mark so far this year.  Oh and James Neal had 4 assists.  This […]

Winnipeg fans chant ‘Crosby’s better’ at Capitals

This is absolutely amazing.  The Capitals played the Jets last night in Winnipeg and lost 3-2.  With a few minutes left in the game the fans started a pretty solid ‘Crosby’s better’ chant, no doubt aimed for Alex Ovechkin.  Pretty funny and amazing for another team’s fans to chant something like this.  Check it out […]