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Getting a Little Defensive

After coming under scrutiny for a long time to begin the season, the Penguins defense corps came through in a big way as the season progressed and Mike Sullivan became head coach. 1,634 more words


The Real Debate

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a goalie situation. That is obviously not a surprise at all. Matt Murray and Marc-Andre Fleury are the current NHL goalies and I wouldn’t have it any other way. 700 more words


Ray Shero vs. Jim Rutherford: Who Did It Better?

Ray Shero current General Manager of the New Jersey Devils and former Penguins GM spent 8 seasons at the helm of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Since being relieved of his duties former Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes General Manager, Jim Rutherford took over the reins of the Pens. 2,036 more words


Rutherford: “This Is The Kind Of Team I’m Comfortable With”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins move on to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday when the Tampa Bay Lightning come to CONSOL Energy Center. 410 more words

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The Case For Jeff Zatkoff

It’s obvious that the Penguins know their goaltender situation going forward. Marc-Andre Fleury is still the starting goalie despite his concussion and his young protege Matt Murray has carried the load in the playoffs covering his absence. 939 more words


The Penguins' success is Jim Rutherford's happy accident

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If you’ve read this space or my Pittsburgh Press column over the last year and a half or so, you know Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford has been a frequent target of criticism for his stewardship of the club. 771 more words

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The Distance to Here: A Penguins Retrospective

So, here we are. We’ve all made it here. Where is “here,” exactly? That is both something easy and difficult to answer.

“Here” is nothing more than the second round of playoffs in the 2015-2016 season. 5,087 more words