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How Well Have the Carolina Hurricanes Drafted Since 2000?

For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,130 more words


Fancy that: Pens hire War on Ice's Sam Ventura

Perhaps there will be a sequel to 2014’s fancy stats summer?

It would be hard to top that this time around, but hardcore number-crunching hockey fans will likely take note anyway, as the Pittsburgh Penguins scooped up… 221 more words

Pittsburgh Penguins

Penguins GM won't hold Phil Kessel to same media standards Maple Leafs did

Phil Kessel won’t have to explain his every move in Pittsburgh.

Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said his new forward won’t be held to the same media standards as he was in Toronto. 161 more words


Diminishing Returns: The Alex Semin in Carolina Story

Well that certainly was a wild ride, wasn’t it? Over the course of 3 seasons, Alex Semin served up some of the nicest passes, filthiest goals, and most infuriating conversations between fans that this organization has seen. 1,363 more words

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Pens GM Rutherford Talks Kessel Trade And First Day Of Free Agency

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were very busy on the first day of the NHL Free Agency, but it was not a free agent that was making the biggest headlines. 405 more words