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Author: Leah M. Blasko

The Paul Martin Power Ball

The Sports Daily > The Pensblog The Paul Martin Power Ball As waiver wire activity was announced today there was something a little interesting on the wire: San Jose, who currently sits on the outside looking in at the playoffs just two years removed from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final, waived Paul Martin. Now this will undoubtedly send shockwaves through the NHL as Martin is still clearly an NHL defender so tomorrow’s waiver wire announcement will be, aptly named, The Paul Martin Powerball. But before Penguins fans get all excited let’s all remember – Paul Martin’s cap...

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Do The Penguins Have A Goalie?

The Sports Daily > The Pensblog Do The Penguins Have A Goalie? Earlier today the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that they have recalled Casey DeSmith from Wilkes-Barre. According to the Tribune-Review’s Jonathan Bombulie , this is because Murray is out for “personal reasons”. Meanwhile, Tristan Jarry’s girlfriend posted on social media that their flight was delayed leaving B.C. where they, presumably, spent the last 4 days while the team had a bye week. So… which is true? Could both be true? If both are the case and the team still only has one goalie by tomorrow, who is going to dress as the...

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Phil Kessel’s Case for the Hart Trophy

The Sports Daily > The Pensblog Phil Kessel’s Case for the Hart Trophy Phil Kessel. When he came to Pittsburgh he was leaving a clearly contentious relationship in Toronto. What’s happened since can only be described as a fairytale. Two cups in two years and Phil playing a huge role in both. Sometimes, it’s actually hard for me to remember Phil before he was a Penguin because that’s how well he fits in. The Hart Trophy. It’s been taken home by every notable Pittsburgh Penguin forward since the 1980s. Lemieux, Jagr, Crosby, and Malkin; each one has taken it home....

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