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Penguins Update: I’m Cuckoo for Boko

Back in the day, Sonny the cartoon cuckoo bird went bonkers for Cocoa Puffs cereal (so did I). “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” he’d squawk to the delight of us Baby Boomers. Well, to borrow from the old TV commercials,

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Tristan Broz making highlights as pro career begins

Photo by Tyler Schank/NCAA Photos via Getty Images It’s been a down and up experience for the former second round pick already It’s the most whale shit of summer hockey, but it was fun to see Penguins’ prospect Tristan B

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Published: 20 hours ago

Kingerski: ESPN Absolutely Disrespects Sidney Crosby, Hockey in Top 100

The top 100 athletes of the 21st-century list would have been difficult for any organization to compile, but the Mouseketeer network found a way to slip beneath even the barest of expectations. Of course, everyone would quibble with this pick or that

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Published: 20 hours ago

2024-25 Penguins’ Lineup Project: Third line, right wing

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images Options are limited to round out the third line. Once again the readers have spoken and it’s Kevin Hayes narrowly beating out Lars Eller for the third line center role in our 2024-25 lineup

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Published: 23 hours ago

Penguins Sign Second Rounder Brunicke to ELC

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a pair of second round picks in the 2024 NHL Draft, and both are now signed after defenseman Harrison Brunicke signed his three-year entry-level contract Thursday evening. Terms were not released, but the current maximum a

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Penguins Sign Harrison Brunicke

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Harrison Brunicke to a three-year, entry-level contract.

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Leafs Hire Mark Leach As Director Of Amateur Scouting

The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Mark Leach as their Director of Amateur Scouting. Leach fills the role left vacant by Wes Clark, who has moved to a Vice President and Director of Player Personnel role with the Pittsburgh Penguins, reuniting with g

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Leafs hire Stars scout Leach as director of amateur scouting

The Toronto Maple Leafs hired Mark Leach as director of amateur scouting, the team announced Thursday.Leach spent the past 11 seasons with the Dallas Stars as an amateur scout. He worked directly with Joe McDonnell, the Stars' director of amateur sco

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New Penguins D-Man Grzelcyk Admits Lost Confidence; Prepares for Big Challenge

Nearly a few weeks after signing with the Pittsburgh Penguins on July 1, defenseman Matt Grzelcyk expressed his hopes with a new team and admitted he didn’t have the best year with the Boston Bruins. Actually, it was a pretty rough year with Boston

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Penguins’ Rival Crushed by Free Agency; Pens vs. Hurricanes Offseason

So long, Jake Guentzel. Goodbye, Brady Skjei. Arrivederci Brett Pesce. As the Pittsburgh Penguins have held firm, though not improving this offseason, things could have been worse. Just ask the Carolina Hurricanes. The hockey Tar Heels triggering too

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Guentzel cites Lightning's 'winning pedigree' as reason for signing

Jake Guentzel pointed to the Tampa Bay Lightning's status as perennial contenders as the primary factor in his decision to sign with his new club."They all know how to win," Guentzel told NHL.com's Jessi Pierce on Wednesday. "There's just a winning p

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Dan’s Daily: Kuznetsov Bails; Penguins Competition; 2 Prospects Snubbed

Pittsburgh Penguins management pays special attention to how the Penguins stack against the division and so PHN is beginning to stack the new Penguins roster against the Metro Division rivals. Penguins prospect Tristan Broz showed some silky mitts la

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