Penguins to Stay in Pittsburgh

A new multi-million dollar deal was made in Pittsburgh to keep the rising Penguins franchise in the city for a considerable amount of time. The Penguins and local government authorities finally agreed to a deal that involved a $290 million arena deal that cements the Pens in Pittsburgh. The deal also includes the government waivingContinue reading “Penguins to Stay in Pittsburgh”

NHL News and Notes for March 11, 2007

Chris Simon’s suspension is in and it’s a solid case of punishment fitting the crime. Simon has been suspended the rest of the NHL season and for the playoffs. The decision came down today after Colin Campbell cracked down on Simon’s deplorable actions against Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg on Thursday night. Simon’s $1 million contractContinue reading “NHL News and Notes for March 11, 2007”

NHL News and Notes for March 10, 2007

The team analysis features will resume in the new couple of days as the playoff pictures start to shape up more and the teams that will be making the playoffs this year become apparent. —- Colorado Avalanche rookie Paul Stasny is making a run at the Calder this year, pumping up his play as ofContinue reading “NHL News and Notes for March 10, 2007”

Penguins to Gamble on Las Vegas?

Pittsburgh Penguins owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle traveled to Las Vegas on Wednesday to check out the potential for moving the Penguins there. They met with Mayor Oscar Goodman and had what was said to be a “very pleasant conversation”. Along with Las Vegas expressing interest in the team, officials from Kansas City areContinue reading “Penguins to Gamble on Las Vegas?”