Pittsburgh Penguins

Kasperi Kapanen skating at practice.

Kasperi Kapanen to make his Marlies debut

Nearly four months after being acquired  in a blockbuster deal that sent star winger Phil Kessel to Pittsburgh, Kasperi Kapanen will make his blue-and-white debut. For the Toronto Marlies, of course. The 22nd overall pick…



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2011-12 NHL Preview: Atlantic Division

Pittsburgh finished tied for first in the Atlantic division with 106 points and was missing Sidney Crosby for half the season and Evgeni Malkin for just less than that. With Malkin coming back with a vengence – impressive in the pre-season so far- and Crosby saying he’ll play again this year, the sky is the limit for the Penguins.


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NHL predictions: man vs. machine

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be the 2012 Stanley Cup champions. At least, that’s what EA Sports NHL 12 tells us, after Observer staff ran a full season simulation to see what mere stats and…