Blog Posts - Nick Foligno



Penguins Update: Murder, Inc.

Back in the day, the Italian-American Mafia and Jewish mob carried out their nefarious activities with the aid of well-established enforcement groups. Headed by notorious gangsters such as Louis “Lepke” Buchalter and Albert “The Mad Hatter” A...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 13, 2016

Penguins Pay a Steep Price for Victory

September 29, 1973. Brantford (Ontario) Civic Centre. The Pittsburgh Penguins squared off against their arch-nemesis—the truculent St. Louis Blues—in an NHL exhibition game. Early in the second period all hell broke loose. The Pens’ pint-sized...
by PenguinPoop on Mar 12, 2016

Penguins Must Get Tougher

The late Barclay Plager, noted St. Louis villain and early Penguins tormentor once said, “It’s not who wins the fight that’s important, it’s being willing to fight. If you get challenged and renege, everyone wants to take a shot at you.” H...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 28, 2015

Penguins Update: Old-Time Hockey

It wasn’t a fancy pass. Or a sizzling shot. Or even a dazzling one-on-one move. On the contrary, the pivotal play of last night’s 2-1 Penguins loss to Columbus occurred midway through the second period when Blue Jackets villain Scott Hartnell bar...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 14, 2015

Penguins Close Out Columbus 4-3

I’ll say this about our Pittsburgh Penguins. They sure know how to make things interesting. Need proof? Then look no further than Monday night’s scintillating 4-3 victory over Columbus in Game 6 to clinch the opening-round series. Paced by Evgen...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 29, 2014

Penguins Game Four Loss: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

In the wake of the Penguins’ brutal 4-3 overtime loss to Columbus in Game 4, I decided to summarize the team’s Jekyll-and-Hyde performance by breaking it down into three categories: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. THE GOOD -- The First Period...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 24, 2014

The Wire Troll: Teemu Selanne Can Still Do it

If it feels like we have been gone for a few weeks, it is because the NHL version of The Wire Troll has been in a "Sochi slumber." With the Olympics over, it's time to look ahead at Week 20 in your Fantasy hockey leagues. Who are the players that cou...
by RotoRob on Feb 23, 2014

The Wire Troll: Gifts Wrapped For 2014

With the injury count rising to Olympic levels (2010), it really is time to start digging deeper and deeper. Hey, what would you like us to do? This is the reality nearly every Fantasy owner faces. Countless people we talk to lament about how they ke...
by RotoRob on Dec 29, 2013

NHL Recap Week 6 – Deep Teams, DiPetrio Drama, Red Wings Fail and more

The top four teams (Montreal, Boston, Chicago and Anaheim) in the league currently all have deep teams. They all have four lines that can score (each have at least 7 players in double digits) and beat you and great goaltending. It’s also becomi...

The Wire Troll: Marcel Goc Over Ankle Woes

Two multiple-point games in the last week got us thinking that maybe Goc was finally over the ankle injury that had dogged him in the early part of the season. Currently he has just seven points in 15 contests this season but five of those have come...
by RotoRob on Mar 3, 2013

Un retour aux origines pour Komisarek et Kaberle? | Jaroslav Halak se pose des questions

http://www.lapageauxsports.ca/site/un-retour-aux-origines-pour-komisarek-et-kaberle-jaroslav-halak-se-pose-des-questions/Drou 12 février 2013 08:30 En profondeur  1 commentaireBon matin à tous!J’espère que vous allez bien?Jus...
by Sainte Flanelle on Feb 12, 2013

Chris Neil continues to live up to his fighting image

Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators has been in a number of fights in his NHL career and continues to live up to his tough image. In the second period of the Battle of Ontario between the Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs after a Luke Schenn and Nick Fo...
by The Sports Blitz on Mar 18, 2012

The Wire Troll: Tuomo Ruutu Returns to Action

Ruutu returned to action Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Though you may want to give him a couple games to get back in the swing of things, insert him into your lineup anyway because 17 goals in 57 games translates to a respectable 25 over...
by RotoRob on Mar 11, 2012


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