The Pittsburgh Penguins rookie tournament in Buffalo is just three weeks away and training camp is less than one month away. Pittsburgh Hockey Now will ramp up coverage of the upcoming season in the coming weeks. We will also debut our feature series, “The Men Who Built the Penguins” next week. This week on PHN, we began looking at the careers and potential of the crucial players for this coming season.
Jake Guentzel is in a contract year. What is “Jake-n-Bake” worth? There are several direct comparables in the NHL; players of the same age and similar pedigree who have inked deals based on the third year of their entry-level contract. PHN Looks at Guentzel’s production and his expected salary ranges based on his offensive production, this season: Guentzel Has Millions at Stake
The Penguins were the class of the NHL with speed and skill and the NHL responded. Teams got younger and faster seemingly overnight. So how do the new Penguins compare to the upcoming Metro Divison? PHN looked at weight, speed, skill and where Pittsburgh fits this season. Size, Speed and the Penguins Against the Metro
The Penguins will have a lot of company on NBCsn and NBC this season. No longer will NBC stack coverage with only a few teams. Pens National Tv Schedule
PHN also took a moment to have some fun. We roasted the third jerseys…and everything else. PHN Roast
Jamie Oleksiak could be the lynchpin of the Pens defense. A big year from the big man and the Penguins might go large. Read on.
Podcast! No Pucks Given. Kingerski talks about the Penguins and the Metro, Oleksiak, Prospects and spills the beans about announcements coming.
And, in response to our Twitter follower John C., we looked at Phil Kessel’s Hall of Fame’s credentials and if the world’s second most famous hot dog cruncher (even if he doesn’t actually eat hot dogs) can get back to Toronto. Read it here.