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Q&A with Penguins coach Mike Johnston

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — It has been a hectic time for Penguins coach Mike Johnston since he was hired June 25. He attended the NHL Draft, provided input into ...
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Penguins notebook: Kapanen shines in scrimmage

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Close to 7,000 fans attended the Penguins’ annual prospect camp scrimmage, many of them intent on seeing the team’s first-round pick. Kasperi Kapanen did not ...
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Kapanen Leaves Terrific Impression

NHL.com Development camp marked the first time the entire Penguins staff got to watch and spend time with 2014 first-round draft pick Kasperi Kapanen – and he didn't disappoint.“He’s even better than I...
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Development Camp Ends with Successful Scrimmage

NHL.com After spending the past week in the Steel City, the Penguins prospects laced up their skates and made their official CONSOL Energy Center debut on Saturday afternoon in front of family, friends...
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Big, versatile Penguins prospect Sundkvist searching for right fit

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Oskar Sundqvist has spent his hockey career playing in his native Sweden on the larger international ice surface. His few trips to the Penguins' annual summer development camp have offered him...
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Despite management change, familiarity reigns for Penguins prospects

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Penguins assistant general manager Tom Fitzgerald said he thinks the team’s culture is just fine. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach John Hynes spoke this week about ownership wanting ...
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Trio of forward prospects impressive in Penguins scrimmage

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Bill Guerin was coy about the fact that he assembled a line of Troy Josephs, Matia Marcantuoni and Adam Payerl Saturday for the scrimmage that marked the end of the Penguins development camp.
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Penguins notebook: Annual development-camp scrimmage slated for Saturday

Pittsburgh Tribune (Chris Adamski) — e_SBlt The annual end of Penguins development camp is the scrimmage, which is open to the public free of charge Saturday at Consol Energy Center. ...
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Penguins sign Despres to 2-year deal

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Defenseman Simon Despres, who was a restricted free agent, has agreed to terms with the Penguins on a two-year, $1.8 million contract. Despres, who has ...
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Penguins re-sign Simon Despres

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Penguins have re-signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year, $1.8 million contract.
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Penguins Re-Sign Defenseman Simon Despres

NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through...
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Penguins hire Mark Recchi as player development coach

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Penguins have hired a familiar face, Mark Recchi, as their new player development coach.
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Recchi rejoins Pens, this time as a coach

Pittsburgh Tribune (Chris Adamski) — The Penguins brought back another Stanley Cup winner from their early 1990s heyday. Mark Recchi was hired as player development coach, the team announced Friday. ...
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Penguins to Conclude Development Camp with a Free Scrimmage on Saturday Afternoon

NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins will conclude their annual prospect development camp on Saturday afternoon with a free scrimmage open to the public beginning at 3 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. Fans can...
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Jarry Thrived in First Year as Starter

NHL.com The Penguins traded up to take Tristan Jarry in the second round (44th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, after his second season backing up then-Calgary Flames prospect Laurent Brossoit with the...
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Penguins Name Mark Recchi Player Development Coach

NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mark Recchi player development coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Recchi, 46, will be responsible for...
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Hobey Baker finalist Josh Archibald adjusting to pros

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It's a bit of an unconventional pipeline, given that football is the sport most closely associated with the state of Nebraska.
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Stockpiling talented young forwards becomes a priority for Penguins

Pittsburgh Tribune (Chris Adamski) — The Penguins’ quest to acquire and develop longterm, homegrown scoring wingers for elite centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin is soon going to be entering ...
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Pouliot Recovering from Shoulder Surgery

NHL.com While the Penguins crop of prospects run through on-ice drills and off-ice workouts at his week’s development camp, defensemen Derrick Pouliot can only sit and watch. Pouliot, 20, continues to...
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Blog Articles

Empty Netter Assists - 07-22-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Former Penguins forward Jeff Taffe has joined Linköping of Sweden's SHL . -Former Penguins forward prospect Angelo Esposito has joined the ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets . ...
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Rossi: SATISFACTION.

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Rossi) — My last words as the Penguins beat reporter for the Pittsburgh-Tribune-Review.
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-21-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Reid McNeill wants to make a statement in training camp .   -Happy 44th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Lyle Odelein ( above ) . Infamous for his rivalry with...
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McNeill: 'I really want to make a statement' - 07-20-13

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-20-13

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Rangers signed former Penguins forward Lee Stempniak ( above ) to a one-year contract worth $900,000 . Coming off a contract with a salary cap ...
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Mackey: Billy G and a Recchin’ Ball.

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Rossi) — Staffer Jason Mackey checks in from the Penguins' prospect camp scrimmage on Saturday:
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-19-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Penguins re-sign Simon Despres . -The Penguins hired former right winger Mark Recchi ( above ) as a player development coach . -There is no set timetable ...
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Penguins re-sign Despres - 07-18-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — The Penguins have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year contract worth a total of $1.8 million . Coming off an entry-level contract with a ...
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Kuhnhackl hoping to join other Germans with Penguins - 07-18-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-18-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Josh Archibald ( right ) is the latest Nebraska-Omaha product to join the Penguins . -“ I really hope to get NHL games. I feel like I’m ready and I’m prepared .” -...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-17-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Winning the Memorial Cup last season was a big step forward for Penguins goaltending prospect Tristan Jarry ( above ) . -What do the Penguins' management changes mean for...
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Zlobin: 'When you have one chance in overtime, you need to score' - 07-16-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-16-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Sidney Crosby ( above ) has opted against having surgery on his injured right wrist ... for now . -The Penguins re-signed restricted ...
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Uher: 'You have to have something behind those chirps'- 07-15-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Chances are there aren't many people within the Penguins organization who are more familiar with new head coach Mike Johnston ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-15-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -Former Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato ( right ) was hired as an assistant coach by the Red Wings . -Before hiring Granato, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock did his homework by...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-14-13

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins   -Happy 57th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Kevin McCarthy ( right ). An all-star with the Canucks, McCarthy came to Pittsburgh ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-13-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division -“ It was kind of cool to hear his voice and meet him over the phone. Heard a lot of good stories about him and his personality, so I can’t wait to...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-12-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Penguins signed forward Kasperi Kapanen, their first-round pick in this year's draft, to a three-year entry-level contract . -The Penguins announced their development camp...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-11-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Penguins hired Gary Agnew ( right ) as an assistant coach . Agnew, 54, spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach ...
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Empty Netter Assists - 07-10-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — Penguins -The Penguins claim no final decision has been made regarding Sidney Crosby's ( right ) injured right wrist . -Restricted free agent Nick Spaling is scheduled to have an...
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