Pens of the Past

Pensburgh Q&A: Peter Taglianetti


A few weeks ago we asked readers to submit questions to ask former Penguins defenseman Peter Taglianetti. Here are the answers to those questions. When you're done, check out Peter's website. He...

Peter Taglianetti takes your questions


The two-time Stanley Cup winner takes fans questions at Pensburgh. Deadline for submissions is Thurs., Feb. 16 at noon.

Former Penguins Goalie Patrick Lalime Retires


Remember Patrick Lalime's one season with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Remembering Darcy Robinson


A little more than two years ago a member of the Penguins extended family died on the ice in Italy during a game....Now we remember Darcy Robinson

Petr Sykora signs one-year deal with Minnesota Wild


Petr Sykora signs one-year deal with Minnesota Wild

Looking back: Michel Therrien's reaction to Cup win


Looking back: Michel Therrien's departure from the Pittsburgh Penguins and reaction to Cup win

Mario Lemieux's five goals in five ways


Re-live the past: Mario Lemieux's five goals in five ways

Janne Pesonen ships off to KHL


Penguins forward Janne Pesonen ships off to KHL

Tom Barrasso named to USA Hockey Hall of Fame


2 former Pittsburgh Penguins named to the USA Hockey Hall of Fame

Petr Sykora not coming back to Penguins, or sending Dan Bylsma a Christmas card


Petr Sykora sends some parting shots towards his ex-coach and teammate Dan Bylsma in a translated interview.


Happy July 11th


Eight years ago today the Penguins traded Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals for three prospects, a move that ended disasterously for both franchises.

Former Penguin Luc Robitaille elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame


Former Penguin makes the Hockey Hall of Fame

Ryan Whitney's best moments with the Pittsburgh Penguins


A look at two moments when Ryan Whitney shined the brightest for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and why some Pens fans joyful to see him go may later regret it.

Pens of the Past - Joe Mullen


For all those who followed Pensburgh's offseason coverage, this will be the last installment in Pens of the Past.  If you want to see the list of all 15 featured players, check out the Pens of the...

Pens of the Past - Michael Briere


There are two numbers in Mellon Arena that stand out about the crowd, be it in the rafters or along the upper levels: 6621 The first one hardly requires an explanation, but the second is a unique...

Pens of the Past - Ken Wregget


Ken Wregget's seven seasons in Pittsburgh are examples of how a two-goalie system worked long before a two-goalie system was expected to work.  While Wregget was a subject of controversy in...

Pens of the Past - Bob 'Badger' Johnson


You've seen some of the best players featured throughout the offseason on Pensburgh's Pens of the Past segment.  I felt it was only right to feature one of Pittsburgh's best coaches as well. This...

Pens of the Past - Ron Francis


Acquired in a late-season trade between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Hartford Whalers in 1991, Ron Francis joined ranks with the likes of Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Kevin Stevens to bring...

Pens of the Past - Darius Kasparaitis


You'd be hard pressed to find Darius Kasparaitis at the top of any kind of NHL scoring list.  Scoring just wasn't his forte - except for one goal in which we'll get to later. But if you wanted to...

Pens of the Past - Mark Recchi


I'll admit, this is an interest Penguin of the past because technically his career is not "in the past."  But after his treatment back in November 2007, it's safe to say Mark Recchi will never...

Pens of the Past - Jaromir Jagr


He started his career in Pittsburgh, and some would even say his best years came in Steel Town.  After a short and unproductive stint in Washington, Jagr shipped out to NYC and posed as a volatile...

Pens of the Past - Tom Barrasso


Tom Barrasso - one of the greatest goalies of all-time, undoubtedly the greatest goaltender in Pittsburgh history.  He was in net for Pittsburgh's first championship in 1990, and was back between...

Pens of the Past - Paul Coffey


Paul Coffey spent five years of his 21-year-career with the Penguins, notching his fair share of points, awards and all-star appearances - not to mention a Stanley Cup in the 1990-91 season.  In...

Pens of the Past - Larry Murphy


The legendary "Murph", just one of the nicknames Larry Murphy had assigned to him throughout his 21-year-career, is the subject of this week's Pens of the Past. Image found on...

Pens of the Past - Kevin Stevens


Before Boston College became known as one of the United States' premium hockey schools, guys like Kevin Stevens were doing their part to get it there.  Drafted by the Kings and later traded over to...

Pens of the Past - Rick Tocchet


Say what you will about his post-career mistakes, but when Rick Tocchet played with the Pens he tallied his only 100-plus point season.  Attribute it to playing alongside Lemieux, Francis and...

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