Building the Perfect Hockey Player

It’s 2017 and we’re living in the era of the most skilled hockey players ever. There’s so many unique talents; some rely on their blistering shot to beat goalies, others are more inclined to dangle goalies with some insane puck skills. So, I thought it would be cool to build the perfect hockey player, using only active NHLers. To be clear, the player I’m building here is a forward. Nothing against defenseman or goalies. I’ll be building the player around these

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Melnyk is Everything Wrong With Owners Today

I’m not going to sugarcoat this one at all. If you think Sidney Crosby’s slash on Marc Methot last night was anything other than a routine two minute minor with an unfortunate outcome, you’re either biased against Crosby or ignorant to the sport of hockey entirely. Here's the slash by Crosby on Methot. pic.twitter.com/mHoki3cWjR — Cristiano Simonetta (@CMS_74_) March 24, 2017 If you can watch this clip, and find anything that renders Crosby a dirty player, there’s not much hope

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Justin Schultz is Elite

When Justin Schultz made his decision to sign with the Oilers upon entering the NHL, he probably made the worst possible decision for himself. Little did we know, he made the best possible decision for the Penguins. Top four defensemen are few and far between in today’s NHL. Teams will pay absurd prices to acquire them in trades and hand them humongous contracts in free agency. It’s safe to say, the best and most team friendly way to get them is

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Penguins Sign Zach Aston-Reese

Conor Sheary, Bryan Rust, Scott Wilson, Jake Guentzel, Teddy Blueger and now you can add Zach Aston-Reese to the list of young NCAA forwards in the Penguins system. The Penguins pitch to young college studs can’t be too hard and it probably goes something like this: “Hey, nice to meet you. Do you want to play with the two best centers in the world in front of sellout crowds, while competing for a Stanley Cup each and every year?” I’m sure

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