The NHL Department of player Safety announced yesterday that it had suspended Jets Defenseman Jacob Trouba for 2 games for his illegal check to the head of Mark Stone. This announcement was shrouded in controversy, with many people feeling that 2 games was not enough for the deed that Trouba committed.
Today, it was announced by the Vancouver Canucks organization that the team and new acquisition Brandon Sutter have agreed upon a five year extension worth an average of $4.375 million dollars per season. The Canadian forward is the son of former player and coach Brent Sutter and is part of the legendary Sutter family.
A lot of buzz has come out of Pittsburgh this summer. Recently, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired talented forward Phil Kessel, Tyler Biggs, and Tim Erixon, as well as a conditional second round draft pick from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Scott Harrington, Nick Spaling, Kasperi Kapanen and conditional first
Pittsburgh, PA: It was a hockey night in Pittsburgh that did not disappoint, with Philadelphia overpowering playoff-bound Pittsburgh. The Wednesday Night Rivalry at Consol Energy Center fueled the ongoing battle in the Keystone State. This Metropolitan Division game included the Philadelphia Flyers (31-29-17) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (42-24-11); Pittsburgh played without
NHL Spotlight: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals Washington, D.C.: It was a hockey night in the nation’s capital, which marked the return of Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby from a lower body injury, the same injury that kept him out of the line-up from the recent NHL All-Star Game in Columbus. The Wednesday
New York, New York: It was a hockey night honoring all Armed Services Veterans at Madison Square Garden as The Navy Band played the National Anthem. This Metropolitan Division game paired the New York Rangers (7-6-2) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (10-3-1), without Ryan McDonaugh, Rangers’ newly named Captain (separated shoulder). This
Pittsburgh, PA: It was a hockey night in Pittsburgh with a Metropolitan Division game pitting the New Jersey Devils (4-3-2) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-2-1). This was the first regular season, divisional matchup between the two teams since the exit of longtime Devils’ netminder, Martin Brodeur. Brodeur had a storied career with
Nashville, TN: It was a hockey night in Nashville with a bout between the Pittsburgh Penguins (Metropolitan Division, 4-2-1) and the Nashville Predators (Central Division, 5-1-2). The Penguins handed the Predators their first regular season loss. It was the first match between the two teams since the monster trade that sent former Penguins left