Matt Cullen is going home, but that doesn’t mean that he’s retiring from hockey. Instead, the Minnesota native decided to sign a one-year, $1 million deal with the Minnesota Wild. It’s unclear why, precisely, Cullen didn’t ink a deal to try to “threepeat” with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
50-21-11, 111 pts / 278 GF(1st)/229 GA(17th) Cap room (Per CapFriendly as of 8/15/17): $3.2 million – 22/23 NHL contracts Brought in/back: 7/30/17 Conor Sheary – 3 yr / $9 mil 7/24/17 Brian Dumoulin – 6 yr / $24.6 mil 7/1/17 Justin Schultz – 3 yr / $16.5 mil 7/1/17 Antti Niemi – 1 yr […]
Sometimes, when a team falls short in a playoff run, it feels a bit melodramatic to throw around words like “devastation.” In the case of the Washington Capitals falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins – yet again – during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a little melodrama almost seems appropriate. NHL.com’s Tom Gulitti caught up with a […]
The 2018 Stanley Cup will not be contested for another ten months, but Westgate listed its odds to win Lord Stanley's chalice and, not surprisingly, the two-time defending Cup champion Penguins are favored for a three-peat. Breathing right down the necks
CSN's Jill Sorenson and Tarik El-Bashir are here to preview the Capitals' 2017-18 Metro Division opponents. Up first are the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
On March 9, 2016, the NHL announced the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers would participate in the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. The game would be held in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field and give the hockey world the opportunity to see the “Battle of Pennsylvania” contested within some rather large confines, adding another layer to […]
Last season, the Metropolitan Division was the toughest in the NHL, producing the Stanley Cup champ, the regular season champ and three of the top four teams in the overall standings. How’s the division shaping up for 2017-18 after a summer of change for a few of its eight teams? This week, CSN is taking […]
At the ripe old age of 23, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie already has two Stanley Cups to his name. In an interview with Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Murray made clear Holtby was someone he looked up to. Writes Mackey, "[Murray] recently struck up a friendship with Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.
Ian Cole is well familiar with the Blackhawks and the success they have experienced over the last decade. He's seen in first-hand after spending his first four and a half NHL seasons in the same division as them with the St. Louis Blues before getting traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins at the deadline of the 2014-15 […]
A day after turning 30, Sidney Crosby doesn't see the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins slowing down any time soon, suggesting a three-peat is in the cards for the back-to-back title winners. "We're going to training camp with that in mind," Crosby said, according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen. Crosby is right. The Penguins […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) A suburban Pittsburgh ice rink that won the right to host a Pittsburgh Penguins preseason contest will instead have to settle for a ticketed practice by the Stanley Cup champions after the facility was deemed unfit to host an NHL game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with forward Conor Sheary on a $9 million, three-year deal. Sheary will count $3 million against the salary cap through 2019-20. General manager Jim Rutherford announced the contract for the