Maple Leafs: Toronto Trades Kapanen to Pittsburgh

Kasperi Kapanen is a Pittsburgh Penguin again. The Toronto Maple Leafs traded the forward to Pittsburgh as part of a six-player deal Tuesday, with defenceman Jesper Lindgren and forward Pontus Aberg also heading to the Penguins. In exchange, the Maple Leafs received Pittsburgh’s first round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, forwards Evan RodriguesContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Trades Kapanen to Pittsburgh”

Canadiens: Montreal Advances, Secures Series Win Against Pittsburgh

The Montreal Canadiens are advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Qualifying Round series. The Habs took the series-clinching victory on a busy Friday, shutting out the Penguins 2-0 to polish off Game Four of their best-of-five. The contest ran scoreless for the majority, untilContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Advances, Secures Series Win Against Pittsburgh”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. Up next, the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter as heavy favourites. TheyContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins”

Penguins: Crosby Misses Sunday Practice, Let the Speculation Begin

It’s hockey season again and that means a return to the sort of rampant speculation over minor details we all know and love. Enter the story of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby, who missed Sunday’s practice after leaving Saturday’s scrimmage early. Naturally, such news is enough to send tongues wagging across the hockey world. WhyContinue reading “Penguins: Crosby Misses Sunday Practice, Let the Speculation Begin”

Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Jason Zucker in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. They sent Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison and a conditional first-round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft to Minnesota in the swap. If Pittsburgh doesn’t make the post-season, that draft pick becomes a 2021 selection. “Jason Zucker is a top-sixContinue reading “Penguins: Pittsburgh Acquires Jason Zucker in Wild Trade”