Another year-end list, though perhaps not the one you were expecting. Happy New Year, everybody.
A new backup goalie is not pressing for Ray Shero. James Neal showed signs of this kind of scoring from his first exhibition game. And, a Ladd at which to look.
Jeff Zatkoff has grown on the Penguins. Rob Scuderi thinks he can go against Columbus. Kris Letang can move his previously infected elbow. Also, the #TribHKY Sunday links.
Pascal Dupuis is likely done for this season. How does this development impact the Penguins going forward, and what are their options to fill void created by losing one of their most irreplaceable players?
Local boy Riley Barber scores in Americans’ opening win. The Penguins get their last day off as a couple of regulars look to respond after the NHL’s Christmas break.
Brooks Orpik thinks he could play Friday, and what a sight that would be. Also, links and airport theft. Bah humbug, indeed.
Olli Maatta, who is playing a lot, wants an Olympic invite for Christmas. The Penguins want you to laugh at their Christmas card. Player Safety wants more teams to follow the Penguins’ lead when it comes public stances against head shots.
Philip Samuelsson’s lasting memory from his NHL debut. Player Safety on Robert Bortuzzo’s hit. Marc-Andre Fleury on a serious roll.
Dan Bylsma is proving his coaching prowess as adversity continues to find the Penguins. Also, Brendan Shanahan’s tough fight to change the NHL, and #TribHKY Sunday Pops.