4-9-2017 Steven Stamkos interviewed in paper
Steven Stamkos was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Tampa Bay Lightning to Pittsburgh Penguins. They are a class organization and I hold nothing against them. They did what they had to do, he choked before breaking down and being helped out.

4-9-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Evgeni Malkin to Tampa Bay Lightning for Steven Stamkos

4-9-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Phil Kessel and PIT's round 3 pick in 2018 to Philadelphia Flyers for Oskar Lindblom and Travis Konecny

4-9-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Derick Brassard and Kris Letang to Calgary Flames for Dougie Hamilton and Hunter Shinkaruk

3-9-2017 Kris Letang frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kris Letang was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 603 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 299 assists along with 438 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


3-9-2017 Patric Hörnqvist frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hörnqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Patric Hörnqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 7th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 579 NHL games during his career, notching 174 goals and adding 188 assists along with 275 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


3-9-2017 Casey DeSmith frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Casey DeSmith, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-9-2017 Tobias Lindberg agrees on a contract.
Tobias Lindberg has signed a $750 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, Tobias Lindberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 22 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


31-8-2017 Evgeni Malkin frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Evgeni Malkin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 706 NHL games during his career, notching 328 goals and adding 504 assists along with 726 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


31-8-2017 Frank Corrado frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Frank Corrado feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Frank Corrado was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 71 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 38 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-8-2017 Phil Kessel frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 832 NHL games during his career, notching 296 goals and adding 353 assists along with 234 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Josh Archibald and Sean Maguire to Arizona Coyotes for Michael Leighton

29-8-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded PIT's round 1 pick in 2018 to Dallas Stars for Jamie Oleksiak and DAL's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Jamie Oleksiak was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 13 assists along with 82 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded DAL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Dallas Stars for PIT's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Ian Cole and Filip Gustavsson to Ottawa Senators for Derick Brassard and Vincent Dunn

A native of Canada, Derick Brassard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 644 NHL games during his career, notching 141 goals and adding 241 assists along with 318 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of USA, Ian Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 62 assists along with 280 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2017 Ryan Reaves released.
Pittsburgh Penguins released Ryan Reaves to free agency.

29-8-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins trade
Pittsburgh Penguins traded Greg McKegg to Carolina Hurricanes for Josh Jooris

A native of Canada, Josh Jooris, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 173 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 29 assists along with 71 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Greg McKegg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 65 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 4 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2017 Olli Määttä uncertain about future
Olli Määttä wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2017 Zach Trotman frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zach Trotman feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Zach Trotman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 7th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 67 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 9 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Dominik Simon uncertain about future
Dominik Simon wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2017 Zach Aston-Reese uncertain about future
Zach Aston-Reese wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2017 Theodor Blueger uncertain about future
Theodor Blueger wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-6-2017 Riley Sheahan frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins center Riley Sheahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Riley Sheahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 284 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 60 assists along with 52 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-6-2017 Andrei Pedan frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Andrei Pedan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Pedan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 13 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-6-2017 Ivan Hlinka praises Calen Addison
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young defenseman Calen Addison in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



30-6-2017 Training camp preview
Pittsburgh Penguins will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Pittsburgh Penguins and Wilkes-Barre Penguins:
- Riley Sheahan C
- Sidney Crosby C
- Evgeni Malkin C
- Matthew Murray G
- Kris Letang D
- Phil Kessel R
- Patric Hörnqvist R
- Carl Hagelin L
- Justin Schultz D
- Jake Guentzel L
- Conor Sheary L
- Brian Dumoulin D
- Matt Hunwick D
- Bryan Rust R
- Ian Cole D
- Olli Määttä D
- Greg McKegg C
- Carter Rowney R
- Chad Ruhwedel D
- Tom Kuhnhackl L
- Frank Corrado D
- Jean-Sébastien Dea C
- Tristan Jarry G
- Josh Archibald R
- Ryan Reaves R
- Zach Trotman D
- Garrett Wilson L
- Chris Summers D
- Tom Sestito L
- Daniel Sprong R
- Jarred Tinordi D
- Dominik Simon L
- Kevin Czuczman D
- Ethan Prow D
- Zach Aston-Reese L
- Jeff Taylor D
- Casey DeSmith G
- Theodor Blueger C
- Adam Johnson C
- Thomas Di Pauli C
- Lukas Bengtsson D
- Frederik Tiffels L
- Filip Gustavsson G
- Sean Maguire G
- Andrei Pedan D
- Jordan Bellerive C
- Alex D'Orio G
- Sam Miletic L

Players reporting out of shape:
- Patric Hörnqvist R
- Olli Määttä D
- Greg McKegg C
- Josh Archibald R
- Zach Trotman D
- Zach Aston-Reese L
- Thomas Di Pauli C
- Jordan Bellerive C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Sidney Crosby C
- Phil Kessel R
- Conor Sheary L
- Carter Rowney R
- Chad Ruhwedel D
- Jean-Sébastien Dea C
- Ryan Reaves R
- Chris Summers D
- Filip Gustavsson G
- Sean Maguire G


27-6-2017 Frank Corrado frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Frank Corrado feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Frank Corrado was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 71 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 38 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


26-6-2017 Carter Rowney frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Carter Rowney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Carter Rowney, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 27 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 4 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2017 Greg McKegg frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins center Greg McKegg feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Greg McKegg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 65 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 4 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2017 Filip Gustavsson returns
Pittsburgh Penguins were delighted to hear that Filip Gustavsson has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Jordan Bellerive returns
Pittsburgh Penguins were delighted to hear that Jordan Bellerive has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Ivan Hlinka praises Zack Malik
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Ivan Hlinka has praised young defenseman Zack Malik in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



25-6-2017 Alex D'Orio returns
Pittsburgh Penguins were delighted to hear that Alex D'Orio has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Sam Miletic returns
Pittsburgh Penguins were delighted to hear that Sam Miletic has returned to the team.

24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2017 Zach Trotman frustrated
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zach Trotman feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Zach Trotman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 7th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 67 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 9 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


22-6-2017 Adam Johnson uncertain about future
Adam Johnson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Riley Sheahan uncertain about future
Riley Sheahan wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Evgeni Malkin uncertain about future
Evgeni Malkin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Matthew Murray uncertain about future
Matthew Murray wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Kris Letang uncertain about future
Kris Letang wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Phil Kessel uncertain about future
Phil Kessel wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Patric Hörnqvist uncertain about future
Patric Hörnqvist wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Carl Hagelin uncertain about future
Carl Hagelin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Justin Schultz uncertain about future
Justin Schultz wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Conor Sheary uncertain about future
Conor Sheary wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Brian Dumoulin uncertain about future
Brian Dumoulin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Matt Hunwick uncertain about future
Matt Hunwick wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Bryan Rust uncertain about future
Bryan Rust wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ian Cole uncertain about future
Ian Cole wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Greg McKegg uncertain about future
Greg McKegg wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Carter Rowney uncertain about future
Carter Rowney wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Chad Ruhwedel uncertain about future
Chad Ruhwedel wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Tom Kuhnhackl uncertain about future
Tom Kuhnhackl wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Frank Corrado uncertain about future
Frank Corrado wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jean-Sébastien Dea uncertain about future
Jean-Sébastien Dea wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Josh Archibald uncertain about future
Josh Archibald wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ryan Reaves uncertain about future
Ryan Reaves wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Zach Trotman uncertain about future
Zach Trotman wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Garrett Wilson uncertain about future
Garrett Wilson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Chris Summers uncertain about future
Chris Summers wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Tom Sestito uncertain about future
Tom Sestito wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jarred Tinordi uncertain about future
Jarred Tinordi wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Kevin Czuczman uncertain about future
Kevin Czuczman wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ethan Prow uncertain about future
Ethan Prow wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Dominik Uher uncertain about future
Dominik Uher wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jeff Taylor uncertain about future
Jeff Taylor wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Casey DeSmith uncertain about future
Casey DeSmith wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Thomas Di Pauli uncertain about future
Thomas Di Pauli wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Lukas Bengtsson uncertain about future
Lukas Bengtsson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Sean Maguire uncertain about future
Sean Maguire wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Andrei Pedan uncertain about future
Andrei Pedan wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager