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July 22, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Podcast: Mackey on TribLIVE Radio

Earlier Tuesday I joined Ken Laird and Guy Junker. Here’s the podcast of that appearance. Be GRATEFUL to each other, Mackey

July 21, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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With Adams, Spaling and Winnik gone, who kills penalties?

The Penguins addressed their need for a top-six winger in a big way by acquiring Phil Kessel. Now, defensemen Kris Letang, Derrick Pouliot and Olli Maatta could quarterback power plays, with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kessel, Patric Hornqvist and others …

July 20, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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A linked look back at development camp

Twenty-two stories. Twelve by me. Nine, including a lengthy look-ahead at the Penguins’ ownership situation by my trivia-loving colleague, Jonathan Bombulie. And one by our summer intern, Wynston Wilcox. Plus another from Bombulie coming Tuesday. All, told, it was a good …

July 18, 2015
by Jonathan Bombulie


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Development camp scrimmage

It started as an intrasquad scrimmage to end the Penguins’ annual development camp. It ended as an episode of the Maury Povich Show. As in, with all due respect to Troy Loney, “This kid who had a hat trick in the …

July 17, 2015
by Jonathan Bombulie


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Development camp – day three

The third day of on-ice activity at development camp saw players broken up into position-specific groups for drills. One of the forward drills saw two players skating into the zone two-on-none. The player with the puck on the wing was …

July 17, 2015
by Jonathan Bombulie


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Salary cap update 7/17

With Dominik Uher signed, the Penguins have taken care of all their restricted free agents. Thought that would be a good time to update the salary cap chart. As you can see, the Penguins can field a 22-man roster and …

July 16, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Catching up with Ty Loney, podcast link

Ty Loney thought about the question for a second, then gazed up at the pictures of Penguins greats that appear above the locker stalls inside the team’s dressing room. “I remember watching all of these guys play,” Loney said. “I …

July 16, 2015
by Jonathan Bombulie


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Development camp – day two

Most of today’s session was a three-on-three tournament played on short ice. There were some physical situations along the boards and in front of the net, as you might expect, which got me thinking. Twenty years ago, there probably would …

July 16, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Talking Beau Bennett’s development

The comment has been scrutinized since it left Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford’s mouth at his season-ending press conference. “We made a mistake on Beau Bennett as far as development-wise,” Rutherford said. “I’ll take the responsibility for that. When it …

July 15, 2015
by Jonathan Bombulie


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Development camp – day one

First and foremost, make sure to scroll down and read Jason Mackey’s look at Sean Maguire, the Boston University goalie coming back from a severe concussion. Now, some observations from the first day of Penguins development camp. Two players stood …

 
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