Letang to Miss Stanley Cup Playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang will miss the Stanley Cup Playoffs and possibly even the start of training camp next season, the team announced Wednesday. The blueliner has a herniated disk in his neck that requires surgery and about four to six months of recovery time. He had an MRI in February and skated onContinue reading “Letang to Miss Stanley Cup Playoffs”

Penguins Place Letang on IR

The Pittsburgh Penguins have put defenceman Kris Letang on the injured reserve list Monday. He is officially week-to-week after he was injured three minutes into Saturday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. The 29-year-old was tangled up with Detroit’s Thomas Vanek early in the first period and twisted awkwardly on the way down. He returnedContinue reading “Penguins Place Letang on IR”

Kris Letang Out Two Weeks

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without defenceman Kris Letang for about two weeks, the team announced Thursday. Letang is out with a lower body injury and did not practice with the club on Thursday, just a day after putting in 26:23 in ice time against the Boston Bruins. There was no official word on whenContinue reading “Kris Letang Out Two Weeks”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins closed off the 2015-2016 by winning the Stanley Cup and they’re hoping for identical results in 2016-2017, albeit without the rather sloppy start. The Penguins didn’t look sharp in the first half of last season and finished with a 48-26-8 record that wasn’t indicative of their play when things got tough. EvenContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins”

Why the Penguins Will Win the Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins could very well win it all against the San Jose Sharks, as some brave souls have predicted. And in the interest of digging deeper, it’s time to lay out the case for the Penguins as Stanley Cup champions and to explore some of the storylines to watch when the action gets underwayContinue reading “Why the Penguins Will Win the Stanley Cup”