Kostopoulos leads round of reassignments

The captain is officially on his way back to Coal Street. Tom Kostopoulos was the headliner among seven players assigned from Pittsburgh camp to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday. The others were forwards Ryan Haggerty, Reid Gardiner and Gage Quinney; defensemen Jeff...

No doubting Thomas … and his power play prowess

It’s no secret the Penguins could have used a boost on the power play last season. At 17.9 percent, it was pretty much a middle-of-the-road unit. Of Eastern Conference playoff teams, that was tied for the second lowest conversion rate. No Penguin hit...

Believe in Bellerive … and check Facebook

Hello again, Pens fans! With Pittsburgh training camp set to begin in a couple days and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton camp set to follow soon after, our hockey coverage is about to kick into high gear. With that in mind, I’d like to direct you to our new Facebook page:...

DeSmith leads free agency flurry

At least from a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton perspective, much of Saturday’s free agency kickoff was very quiet.┬áThen dinnertime hit. Now, we have a pretty good idea about the makeup of the Penguins for this season. The most pleasant surprise was that Casey DeSmith...

Hockey taking hold in Vegas

Business is certainly picking up for the NHL’s expansion franchise. On Sunday, each team’s protected players list was made public by the league prior to the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights. There were no big surprises for Pittsburgh, with the...