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Looking back at Cup champion Jack Johnson’s best Penguins moments

The Penguins just paid Jack Johnson $1.67 million to win the Stanley Cup. On June 26, 21 months after the Penguins removed him from their roster, Johnson won with the Colorado Avalanche during the third season of the Penguins’ six-year commitment to buying him out. Who knows where he’ll go next season, when the Penguins…read more »

Trading Marcus Pettersson is the Right Move for Penguins

Throughout the lineup, the Pittsburgh Penguins have a number of changes that need to be made. One of the main spots the Penguins need to focus on is their defense which could see some change regardless of the status of Kris Letang. No matter the situation, Pierre-Olivier Joseph needs to make his way into the…read more »

Penguins’ Cap Crunch Could Lead to Decisions on 3 Players

That is not great news for his team as his contract runs through the 2023-24 season and carries a salary cap hit of $3.125 million. There is no doubt that Carter has a good, strong shot, but he is not a player who is capable of carrying a line. His contract has a no-movement clause…read more »

Penguins Must Bargain Hunt on Defense This Summer

Butcher has shown a penchant for power play scoring and could help to fill the monstrous gap that would be left by Letang’s departure. Despite his drop off in play in Buffalo, the Penguins have often gotten more out of players once they leave that organization (see Evan Rodrigues and Chad Ruhwedel). Add in assistant…read more »

Flavell’s Five Thoughts on Penguins Offseason

I won’t sit here and try to predict every move the Penguins will make and how it could fit into their salary cap situation. Instead, I’ll offer some thoughts on how I believe they may handle the offseason from a broad perspective. If you’ve been following the Penguins’ offseason, you know that this scenario is…read more »

Canucks Potential Return in Miller Trade With Penguins

Marino would become the best right-handed defenceman on the Canucks if the organization acquires him. He is in the second year of his six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.4 million. In his third NHL season, he scored a goal and posted 25 points in 81 more »

Penguins Need to Revamp Power Play

The Pittsburgh Penguins finished last season with the 19th ranked power play unit in the NHL. That is not good enough considering the talent they had to work with on that unit. Converting only 20.2 percent of their chances on the man advantage, the Penguin’s top unit operated far below more »