Most Recent

Penguins wrong to accept Trump’s invitation with feeble statement
nhlrealtalk.com

In the last 48 hours, President Donald Trump made “sticking to sports” impossible, because he stuck it to sports. Or, more specifically, to athletes of color who dared protest police brutality through peaceful demonstration at NFL games, or decided not to be a human political commercial for a president whose words, deeds and actions they […]

477
Like
Save
Kraft Hockeyville: Blues beat Penguins in tune-up for season-opener
nhlrealtalk.com

Much like Sunday night, the St. Louis Blues will visit the Pittsburgh Penguins for a game in Pennsylvania on Oct. 4. With that in mind, the more heated moments from tonight’s Kraft Hockeyville preseason match might be fresh on the minds of both teams when the games start to count. The Penguins got the first […]

416
Like
Save
Donald Trump Turns to Pittsburgh Penguins, Full of Canadians, After Insulting NFL and NBA
nhlrealtalk.com

Amid the brouhaha caused by his repeated attacks on the NFL and NBA over the weekend, Donald Trump sought support from an unlikely source Sunday evening. “Please [sic] to inform that the Champion Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL will be joining me at the White House for Ceremony. The Penguins, led by superstar Canadian center Sidney […]

397
Like
Save
Penguins announce they will keep White House visit amid turmoil in NBA and NFL
nhlrealtalk.com

The 2016-17 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Sunday the team has accepted an invitation to meet President Donald Trump at the White House. The announcement came one day after Trump disinvited the NBA champion Golden State Warriors as that team debated whether to visit the White House. The Pens’ announcement also came just […]

913
Like
Save
Sidney Crosby says it is 'great honor' for Penguins to visit White House
nhlrealtalk.com

The Pittsburgh Penguins are bringing the Stanley Cup to the White House yet again, and team captain Sidney Crosby is more than OK with that despite recent growing tension between professional athletes and their teams with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Crosby, who hails from the Canadian Maritimes, told reporters that he […]

931
Like
Save
ECHL equipment manager stole gear, sold during game: Police
nhlrealtalk.com

For nearly two years, the ECHL Reading Royals would notice a few things were disappearing from their equipment offices. According to Reading police, 36-year-old Thomas J. Plaugher was charged with felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after the Philadelphia Flyers affiliate reported the thefts in May. The thefts allegedly occurred […]

292
Like
Save
The Rangers are keeping J.T. Miller at wing
nhlrealtalk.com

When the New York Rangers traded center Derek Stepan to the Arizona Coyotes this offseason it created an opening at a pretty important spot in their lineup. With that new vacancy at center it seemed reasonable to conclude that J.T. Miller, coming off of a career year that saw him score 22 goals and record […]

507
Like
Save
Lightning will retire Vincent Lecavalier’s number on February 10
nhlrealtalk.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Monday morning that they will be retiring Vincent Lecavalier’s No. 4 this season, making sure that no other player will ever wear it for the franchise. The Kings were one of three teams Lecavalier played for in his career, along with the Philadelphia Flyers. “It is a great honor […]

200
Like
Save
NHL 18 Player Ratings: Boston Bruins
nhlrealtalk.com

One of the most interesting debates within the EA Sports NHL world is that of player ratings. NHL 18 dropped earlier this month which means it's time to take a look at the numerical values EA Sports gave certain players. For Boston Bruins fans, this is often a fun way to rank the abundance of […]

721
Like
Save
Olympic hockey schedule released
nhlrealtalk.com

Though the NHL won't be heading to the 2018 Olympics, there's still excitement surrounding the men's and women's ice hockey tournaments that begin in less than five months, and the IIHF announced the groups and schedules Monday. On the men’s side, the teams have been split up into three groups: Group A Group B Group […]

790
Like
Save
Previews, predictions for all 31 NHL teams
nhlrealtalk.com

Previews, predictions for all 31 NHL teams

672
Like
Save
Brandon Saad back in veteran-like form for Blackhawks
nhlrealtalk.com

Brandon Saad seems like more of an NHL veteran than he is. From his size to his composed style of play to what he’s already accomplished at this level, Saad gives off that vibe that he’s been around much longer than he actually has. Even his teammates forget that. “You think he may be 27, […]

424
Like
Save