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Penguins Update: Flower in Full Bloom

From the moment he first skated onto an NHL rink as a callow 19-year-old, Marc-Andre Fleury flashed the extraordinary flexibility and cat-like reflexes that had pro scouts drooling. Attributes that encouraged then-Penguins GM Craig Patrick—seeking...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 7, 2015

Tomas Vokoun annonce sa retraite

http://www.rds.ca/hockey/lnh/Tomas Vokoun (Source d'image: Getty )DIMANCHE, 14 DÉC. 2014. 23:51Le gardien Tomas Vokoun a décidé de prendre sa retraite après une carrière de 15 saisons dans la LNH.Vokoun a fait ses débuts dans la LNH avec le Can...
by Sainte Flanelle on Dec 15, 2014

Les espoirs s’affrontent à Traverse City | Ryan Clowe n’est pas au bout de ses peines | Serge Savard veut le C brodé sur P.K.

http://www.danslescoulisses.com/fr/Nicolas Cloutier • 12 septembre, 2014 à 20:43Bonsoir!Pour certaines équipes, aujourd’hui marquait le début du camp des recrues. Pour d’autres, c’était le coup d’envoi du tournoi des espoirs à Tra...
by Sainte Flanelle on Sep 13, 2014

2014 Penguins Free Agents

With the NHL free agent signing period set to begin July 1, here’s a list of Penguins free agents by category. Unrestricted free agents (such as Jussi Jokinen and Matt Niskanen) may sign with any team without compensation. Under certain condition...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 26, 2014

Up-and-Down Penguins Hard to Predict

As the star-crossed 2013-14 season mercifully draws to a close, there’s one question on the mind of every black-and-gold fan. Are the Penguins legitimate Stanley Cup contenders? It sure is hard to tell. Talk about a roller coaster. On March 30 the...
by PenguinPoop on Apr 8, 2014

Sweet Georgia Brown: Penguins on Shaky Ground

During each of the past three seasons the Pittsburgh Penguins have rocketed through March and April, only to pull an el foldo in the playoffs. This year Dan Bylsma’s crew seems to be trying a totally different approach—play as poorly as possible...
by PenguinPoop on Mar 21, 2014

Penguins Try Everyman Approach: Add Goc and Stempniak

What a difference a year makes. Eleven months ago Penguins fans were dancing in the streets following GM Ray Shero’s blockbuster deadline deals for Jarome Iginla, Jussi Jokinen, Brenden Morrow, and Douglas Murray. And this season? Not so much. S...
by PenguinPoop on Mar 6, 2014

Penguins Update: Time to Dial Back Fleury’s Starts?

Through the first few months of the season Marc-Andre Fleury was a virtual brick wall in the Penguins’ net. Gone was the tentative, skittish goalie whose porous play last spring forced coach Dan Bylsma to turn the reins over to veteran Tomas Vokoun...
by PenguinPoop on Jan 8, 2014

Penguins Update: Injuries a Blessing in Disguise?

It's safe to say the Penguins have endured more than their share of hardship this year. With key performers such as Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi dropping like flies, the black and gold ranked fourth in the NHL with 161 man-games lost to injury as of D...
by PenguinPoop on Dec 18, 2013

Penguins Update: First Quarter Report

As the Penguins round the quarter pole of the 2013-14 season, I thought it might be an appropriate time to review the Top Five Pluses (and Minuses) so far. PLUS Marc-Andre Fleury: “Flower” has bounced back from last season’s postseason melt...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 19, 2013

Penguins Update: No Joy in Mudville

It’s been several days since Boston swept our beloved Penguins from Stanley Cup competition. In my mind, here are seven factors that led to the defeat: 1. Sid’s Jaw—The fractured jaw Sidney Crosby sustained with a month to go in the regular se...
by PenguinPoop on Jun 10, 2013

2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Preview

No sweeps and two Game 7′s later, in the 2nd Round, we make it to the Conference Finals and a pretty good one at that. We have the last four Stanley Cup winners facing off against each other. I’d love to know if that’s ever happened...

The Time is Perfect for Penguins to Put Fleury Back In Net

With the big win last night the Penguins have Ottawa on the brink of elimination and have afforded themselves the opportunity to get their #1 goalie back into the fold. Many will argue that Tomas Vokoun is the hot hand and the Penguins should leav...
by PenguinPoop on May 23, 2013

Penguins Update: Bylsma Pushes the Right Buttons

There’s an old adage in sports—ride the horse that brung ya.’ (Or something like that.) Thank goodness Penguins coach Dan Bylsma paid it no mind as filled out his lineup card for Thursday’s critical Game 5 matchup with the pesky New York Isla...
by PenguinPoop on May 10, 2013

HIER CHEZ LE CANADIEN : IL S’APPELLE CRAIG ANDERSON | TOMAS VOKOUN A GAGNÉ SON PARI | MISE AU POINT

http://www.danslescoulisses.com/site/sources/jean-francois-drouin/4040-hier-chez-le-canadien-il-sappelle-craig-anderson-tomas-vokoun-a-gagne-son-pari-mise-au-point.html JEAN-FRANÇOIS DROUIN Vendredi, 10 Mai 2013 06:21 C’est triste, je rédige mo...
by Sainte Flanelle on May 10, 2013

Penguins Replace Fading Flower for Game 5

Before I begin, I must confess that it pained me to write this piece. The last thing I want to do is be hard on a player—in this case Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury—when he’s down. Not only is Fleury the longest tenured Penguin—his career...
by PenguinPoop on May 8, 2013

Penguins’ Defense Rests

Is it me, or did the Penguins’ 6-5 loss to Philadelphia Wednesday night look eerily familiar? It was almost as if we entered a space/time vortex and were watching a game from last season’s disastrous first-round playoff matchup. The game feature...
by PenguinPoop on Feb 23, 2013


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