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...

Another year, another Cup for the Penguins

Congrats, Penguins fans! Enjoy this Stanley Cup victory. I know it was a disappointing end to the AHL season, but you can’t help but feel happy for Jake Guentzel, Carter Rowney, Josh Archibald and Chad Ruhwedel, all of whom got the chance to hoist Lord Stanley...

Stanley Cup Final: Thoughts from Game 4

I’m not at all surprised to see Jake Guentzel play well during this series against Nashville. I talked to him last season in late December, right before he got sent off to Pittsburgh for good.┬áHe was in the middle of a scorching hot streak, but you would never...