Is Alex Galchenyuk not fitting in with Pittsburgh? Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now: It seems to be happening yet again. Alex Galchenyuk tallied just three points so far in his ten games since coming back from injury. He was a non-factor in New Jersey on Friday night as well. Mike Sullivan said it as
Sportsnet: It’s not looking likely that the New Jersey Devils will be getting Taylor Hall signed to an extension in-season. “I think the Devils now know it’s unlikely they are going to be able to get a contract done during the year,” said Elliotte Friedman during the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. “I
The Senators would like a forward Bruce Garrioch: (the Senators last night traded Jack Rodewald for the rights to Chris Wilkie) “The #Sens can always move a contract as part of any deal to get a forward so, yes, the deal last night offers flexibility with the club at 48 contracts but GM Pierre Dorion
Rumor that Jonathan Drouin could be available Eric Engels of Sportsnet: Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin didn’t finish last season well and his preseason play may have some wondering where he fits with the Canadiens this season. Drouin has been tried with different centers. He played a team-low in ice time on Monday against the
Penguins probably won’t be negotiating with Murray and Schultz in-season Rob Rossi of The Athletic: Both Alex Galchenyuk and Justin Schultz will be unrestricted free agents after this season. Restricted free agents for the Pittsburgh Penguins will include Matt Murray, Marcus Pettersson, Jared McCann, Dominik Kahun and Dominik Simon. That group of seven carries a
Matt Murray has been the anchor in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins since his debut on Dec. 19, 2015. When healthy, he is one of the best netminders in the league. He enters this season on the last year of his deal and there seems to be no rush for general manager Jim Rutherford to
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Flyers and Konecny nearing a deal? Jason Myrtetus: Have spoken with someone who is in the know with regards to the Philadelphia Flyers and RFA Travis Konecny, and was told that a deal could be very close. It will likely be a bridge deal, two or three years with
© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Into the Ivan Provorov contract scenarios… Jordan Hall and Brooke Destra of NBC Sports Philadelphia recently wrote: What is Ivan Provorov worth to be honest? He gets utilized as a number one defenseman but is he? When it comes to market comparables, Provorov presents a bit of a problem. Jacob
© Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Health could determine if Neuvirth beats out Hutchinson … Two teams that should look at Shattenkirk Shattenkirk signs with Tampa Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Michal Neuvirth to a PTO as they felt he was the best goaltender who wasn’t signed at the time.
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Looking like Kessel will be staying in Pittsburgh and a few other Penguins notes Josh Yohe of The Athletic: After a failed trade to the Minnesota Wild, it’s looking like Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel won’t be going anywhere. “I think that’s the way things are headed at this point
report this ad For the next 48 hours, NHL fans are going to hear all about Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and how Pittsburgh demolished the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. On one hand, yes those are major storylines. Both the best and worst of Crosby was on display in Game 5, and the Penguins
report this ad It took 213 games, 49 of those playoffs appearances, to make history. It was the 66th playoff series in Penguins history and the 87th game of the 2017 playoffs — some things are just meant to be. Kris Letang hadn’t played since February, they were outshot in more than 70% of games played
report this ad Late in the 2015-16 season, Pittsburgh’s third round (83rd overall selection) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, got his shot in the NHL when Marc-Andre Fleury fell to a concussion. Murray, a standout performer in the American Hockey League with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2014-15 and the early part of 2015-16, was called up.
report this ad Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby joined Mario Lemieux and Bernie Parent as the only other players in NHL history to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in back-to-back years. Crosby deserved it, posting eight goals and 27 points in 24 playoff games. But he wasn’t the only member of the Penguins who played at
© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Wild have been shopping Zucker @Account4hockey: Michael Russo (The Athletic) said on Minnesota radio that the Minnesota Wild have shopped winger Jason Zucker too: Calgary Flames for Michael Frolik/Sam Bennett. Pittsburgh Penguins for Phil Kessel. Arizona Coyotes for Christian Dvorak. The Coyotes countered with Christian Fischer. Vegas Golden Knights
While they struggled through the first three and a half months of the season, the Pittsburgh Penguins remained close enough in the postseason race that it wasn’t too late once they started to pile up wins. With just four games to go in the 2018-19 season, they’re poised to make the playoffs for a 13th