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Poll: Who makes up for James Neal's goals in Pittsburgh?

When the Penguins dealt James Neal to the Nashville Predators for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling, it was viewed as a necessary change. Whether it was because of Neal’s penchant for playing things on the edge or not is up for debate, but one thing he did a lot of in Pittsburgh was score goals. 180 more words

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Under Pressure: Mike Johnston

Mike Johnston is 57 years old and has never been a NHL head coach before.

Which makes his first gig a bit of a doozy. 460 more words

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It's Nashville Predators Day at PHT

Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs. Today’s team? The Nashville Predators.

The Nashville Predators built their team around goaltender Pekka Rinne and when he went down with a hip injury, they weren’t able to recover. 358 more words

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Video: Behind the scenes of the James Neal trade

It was the biggest trade at the actual NHL Draft – the Nashville Predators picking up scoring forward James Neal from the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Penguins, led by new general manager Jim Rutherford, … 237 more words

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The deal was real, Pens and Preds come out winners

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager “Carolina” Jim Rutherford has been under fire since he stepped in as the successor to social media superstar Ray Shero.

From not getting his first two choices for head coach, to not pulling punches with the local media, Rutherford doesn’t seem to be the people’s choice in Pittsburgh. 344 more words


Pittsburgh Penguins: Replacing "The Real Deal" James Neal

Penguins fans received shocking news Friday night during the 2014 NHL Draft. The organization announced they had traded forward James Neal to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. 288 more words


Penguins say goodbye to James Neal

When Jim Rutherford was brought in to be a caretaker GM for two or three years in Pittsburgh until somebody younger is ready, he was never going to clean house but he was always going to sweep away some of the stagnant roster and he did the dirty deed with former 40-goal man James Neal Friday night at the draft. 533 more words

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