Jimmy Rixner



Alex Kovalev Trade Makes Things Right For Penguins Fans

Re-acquiring a 38 year old former star who's now mainly a headcase with a bad knee might not be everyone's idea of a good call. Above that, for Pittsburgh Penguin fans of a certain age, trading for Alexei Kovalev harkens back to a simpler, happier time.

Penguins Re-Acquire Alex Kovalev

The Penguins have traded for Alex Kovalev again. From TSN:↵↵The exodus in the nation's capital continues as the Ottawa Senators have shipped veteran forward Alex Kovalev to the Pittsburgh...

Report: Pens Defenseman Brooks Orpik Out Indefinitely With Hand Injury

Rob Rossi of the Tribune Review reports:↵↵Coach Dan Bylsma will provide more details after practice, but GM Ray Shero said today he expects D Brooks Orpik to "be out a while," adding that "we...

Penguins Acquire James Neal And Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski

According to the ever-reliable TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Dallas Stars have made a pretty significant trade. Pittsburgh will send defenseman Alex Goligoski to...

Pens Re-Assign Tim Wallace To Wilkes-Barre Scranton

It appears the incredible tide of injuries and absences may finally be turning the Penguins' way. Today they were able to re-assign forward Tim Wallace back to WB/S of the American Hockey League.â...

Alexei Kovalev To The Pens? It's Not As Crazy As It May Seem

The case for why the Penguins need to look into re-acquiring Alexei Kovalev. The former Penguin is old, enigmatic, and not the typical "Dan Bylsma player", but he still has more skill than any player in the lineup...Especially with the elephant in the room regarding Sidney Crosby's lingering concussion.

NHL Suspends Pens Forward Eric Godard For Ten Games

The NHL announced suspensions resulting from Friday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders.↵The Pens' Eric Godard will be suspended for ten games. That is a rule and...

Another Injury, Another Call-up For The Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Eric Tangradi from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL. From the team release:↵↵Tangradi has appeared in 13 games for Pittsburgh this season, posting...

Penguins Recall One Third Of Their Minor League Forwards

In a massive and almost unprecedented move, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that they’ve called up four forwards from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Those coming up to Pittsburgh are N...

Pens Demote Eric Tangradi And Tim Wallace, Set To Promote Joe Vitale

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced they have sent forwards Eric Tangradi and Tim Wallace back to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.↵With Matt Cooke being suspended for the next...

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