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Phil Kessel ‘pumped’ to play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

Nine-year NHL veteran Phil Kessel spent the past six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Kessel hopes joining Pittsburgh means more playoff series. “Being in Toronto, I got to play in one playoffs in all my years there,” Kessel told reporter Dejan Kovacevic on Thursday, via NHL.com. “But that’s the best time...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs trade Kessel to Penguins in multi-player deal

NHL free agency began Wednesday at noon, but it’s a blockbuster trade that has stole the headlines. The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded first-line right winger Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins, per Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos. Sportsnet’s John Shannon reports the Penguins will send forward prospect Kasperi Kapanen, defenseman Scott Harrington and a draft pick to the Leafs...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

20 Prospects in 20 Days: Connor McDavid

(Aaron Bell/OHL Images) By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Happy Draft Day, everyone! Our final post in this series will feature forward Connor McDavid. (NHL.com) C Connor McDavid, Erie (OHL), 18 years old Height: 6’1”, Weight: 195 pounds, Shoots: Left RANKED: NHL Central Scouting: 1st among North American Skaters TSN: 1st among all players 2014-15 Stats: 47 games...
Via The PensNation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Draft: Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek Compares Connor McDavid To Sidney Crosby

The NHL draft in Florida is fast-approaching, and one notable observer has plenty of predictions. The Bruins shouldn’t hold out hope for center Lawson Crouse to drop to 14, Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek says. But they could hit pay dirt with either Colin White or Kyle Connor. And Marek sees a promising future in center Connor McDavid, comparing him to Sidney Crosby and calling him...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft: Connor McDavid, Dylan Strome Lead Canadian Prospect Rankings

Three Canadian players are expected to be selected in the top five of the 2015 NHL Draft. That group includes center Connor McDavid, the best prospect since Sidney Crosby, as well as centers Dylan Strome and Mitch Marner. These players headline a very impressive class of Canadian forwards who project to be first-round picks. Canadian players made up 47.4 percent of all draftees in...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby Will Play for Canada at World Championship

The Pittsburgh Penguins and I have one thing in common: we will not be winning the Stanley Cup this season. Pittsburgh can blame it on the loss to the New York Rangers Friday night. I blame it on my lack of athletic ability. Sunday, Sidney Crosby said he will join Team Canada for the IIHF World Championship held in the Czech Republic. According to CBS Sports, the roster is already...
Via Sportsnaut
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby locked out of Penguins dressing room before Game 3 (Video)

Sidney Crosby was accidentally locked out of the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room prior to Monday night's Game 3 of their first round playoff series against the N.Y. Rangers.The door opened eventually, but what a weird situation. First the Penguins spell Crosby's name wrong on the cover of their game program, and now this. Is this any way for them to treat their captain? Talk...
Via Holdout Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: much improved in game two

After a devastating 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in game one on Thursday, the Penguins responded nicely Saturday evening. Marc Andre Fleury was nothing short of sensational in game one and he again performed at a high level in game two. Despite his defense disappearing at key times, Fleury has been solid for the Penguins. Both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin played great games...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Pittsburgh Penguins in danger of not making the playoffs?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have made the playoffs for eight straight seasons now and they have been one of the best teams in the NHL over that timespan. The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to make nine straight playoff appearances, but it is a very real possibility the Penguins do not make the playoffs this season. While they are currently in the first Eastern Conference Wild Card...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sidney Crosby gets leveled in open-ice hit

Sidney Crosby might want to keep his head on a swivel. The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar usually steers clear of big hits and bruising defenders. In Sunday’s matchup against the Columbus Blue Jackets, however, Sid the Kid found himself on the wrong end of a crushing blow, courtesy of Jackets forward Ryan Johansen. That sound you heard was the entire city of Pittsburgh gasping as...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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