Author: Abby Augustine

November 30: Lightning vs. Penguins Game Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, November 30th, at 7 pm EST, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Penguins are coming off a tough 3-2 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday and will be looking to take a step forward tonight in Tampa. The Lightning […]

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November 22: Penguins vs. Rangers Game Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins are set to take on the New York Rangers tonight at 7 PM EST in front of their home crowd at PPG Paints Arena. The Penguins, who are coming off a 3-0 shutout victory against the reigning Stanley Cup Champions Vegas Golden Knights, are looking to continue the upward trend. The Rangers, […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Recapping a Victorious Weekend

This weekend was one full of action for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team played their second and third games of the year back-to-back, the first in D.C. versus their fierce rival, the Washington Capitals, and the second on home ice against the Calgary Flames. After a disappointing 4-2 loss against Chicago to start the season, […]

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Positives and Negatives: Three Main Takeaways From Pittsburgh’s Home Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins played their season opener against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, October 10, at PPG Paints Arena. The team is coming into this season with expectations of playoff contention, and they’ve built their roster in a way that shows the organization’s desire to win now. However, Pittsburgh’s performance in game one was underwhelming, […]

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Taking A Closer Look At Pittsburgh’s Bottom Six

Throughout the past few seasons, one of the biggest struggles for the Pittsburgh Penguins has been finding a consistent group of bottom-six forwards. Whether due to injury, age, or just plain lack of chemistry, there has not been much to say about the Penguins’ bottom lines over the past couple of years. However, this offseason […]

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How Will the Penguins Fare in the Absence of Jake Guentzel?

On August 2, 2023, Pittsburgh’s number one winger, Jake Guentzel, underwent right ankle surgery. Initially, the team stated that Guentzel would miss the first month of the 2023-24 season; however, Guentzel has been taking the ice in practice with the team, albeit in non-contact form. Even though Guentzel’s return may be more timely than the […]

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PWHL: First Round Draft Recap

An exciting day in women’s sports, The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) hosted its inaugural draft today at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. The draft consists of the six teams affiliated with the league: Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, New York, Boston, and Minnesota. The draft order, determined by the draft lottery on September […]

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Reilly Smith hoisting the Stanley Cup after winning game 5 at T-Mobile Arena

Where Does Smith Fit?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have made many changes to their roster throughout this offseason—acquiring the likes of Erik Karlsson and Ryan Graves while also losing key pieces such as Jason Zucker and Jeff Petry. Many people are speculating what the new lines will look like and are wondering where each new player will fit. So, with […]

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Ryan Graves on the ice versus the New York Rangers

Player Profile: Ryan Graves

As the offseason came into view for the Pittsburgh Penguins after the 2022-23 season, one of the many issues that needed to be addressed was that of the blue line. Pittsburgh’s defense for the majority of the past season was both inconsistent and injured, and while some of these issues were out of the control […]

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Tristan Jarry in net for the Pittsburgh Penguins

The Problematic Pittsburgh Goaltending Situation

Coming into this offseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins organization had many decisions that needed to be made, not the least of which was what to do between the pipes. Their goaltending duo of Tristan Jarry and Casey DeSmith was average at best during the 2022-23 season, with injuries contributing largely to that struggle. Jarry was out […]

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