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July 11, 2010
by Rob Rossi


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Clearing up the confusion about the Penguins’ ‘Ice Crew’

OK, so a lot of the dear readers need to calm down about the Penguins plan for an “Ice Crew” for the first season at Consol Energy Center. Actually, a better suggestion is for dear readers to actually read what the Penguins are planning; because judging from some comments on this site and others, not to mention a couple of dozen emails on the subject, I am convinced a minority of fans are taking a stance against something that will not exist.

July 1, 2010
by Rob Rossi


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2010 FA Day 1: Sixth update

OK, dear readers, some thoughts on what has been a busy Hockey Day in Pittsburgh. First, though, the details of the deals:

July 1, 2010
by Rob Rossi


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2010 FA Day 1: Fifth update

— Want your thoughts (hockeyday@tribweb.com), but I love the signing of D Zbynek Michalek to a four-year deal worth $20 million, with a limited no-movement clause. I identified him in today’s print story—- http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/s_688427.html — and he is, essentially, a …

July 1, 2010
by Rob Rossi


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2010 FA Day 1: Fourth update

Some notes on D Sergei Gonchar’s deal with Ottawa Senators: — The Penguins never offered a three-year deal, and I’m told they didn’t offer a raise on his previous $5 million annual salary. — Team management awoke today expecting to …

July 1, 2010
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2010 FA Day 1: Third update

Free-agent season has opened, so I wanted to pass along this quick update of who I’ve assessed are on the Penguins’ radar, based off numerous talks with folks around North America’s hockey community: (Penguins have about $11 million in free …

July 1, 2010
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2010 FA Day 1: Second update

About half-an-hour left until noon. Some quick hits for the dear readers: — D Zbynek Michalek was still talking with the Coyotes as of 11 a.m. That negotiation seems destined to run until the wire. The Penguins are keeping an eye on …

July 1, 2010
by Rob Rossi


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2010 FA Day 1: First update

Well, dear readers, it begins. Actually, it began last weekend when the Penguins acquired the rights to D Dan Hamhis at the NHL Entry Draft. I can say that my fourth summer of offseason coverage has by far been the busiest, and that …

 
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