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Tomáš Plekanec: The Most Underrated Two-Way Centre in the NHL

If you’re a Montreal Canadien fan, you know Tomáš Plekanec very well. If you’re just a casual hockey fan, you probably have no idea to whom I’m referring. 1,363 more words

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Why The Penguins Have To Bench Defenseman Rob Scuderi In The 2015/16 NHL Season

I’ve already written an article on this topic during the last season. However, my conclusion on this subject is still up to date, actually even more important than ever before. 4,479 more words

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What to Expect From Sidney Crosby This Season

Since Crosby broke into the league in 2005/06 he has been nothing but the poster boy of consistency in the NHL. Scoring at a pace of anywhere between 1.3 ppg (points per game) up to 1.6 ppg Crosby has shown his hard work and determination are pieces of a puzzle that make him great. 854 more words

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What to Expect from Sergei Plotnikov

Prior to the July 1st acquisition of Phil Kessel this summer the Pittsburgh Penguins were making noise when rumors surfaced about their interest in 25 year old Russian player Sergei Plotnikov. 685 more words

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New Rules for the 2015-16 NHL Season.

In mid June the NHL board of governors met in Las Vegas and approved a few new rules for the upcoming NHL season which will surely affect the way each game will be played this year. 1,257 more words

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Chris Kunitz By Comparison – Part of The Solution, Not Part Of The Problem

Check out this article for one of the most profound & most comprehensive analysis of Pittsburgh’s veteran Winger’s performance since the 2010/11 NHL season – Chris Kunitz and his performance in comparison to other teams’ Right & Left Wingers. 5,729 more words

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Predicting the Pens Top Six Analytically

Since the acquisition of All-Star forward Phil Kessel on July 1st fans have been discussing what the Penguins top six will look like at the start of the 2015/16 season. 1,199 more words

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