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Penguins fly the coop

Posted on: July 2, 2008 8:32 pm
OK so Penguins don't fly, but they are speedily marching away from Pittsburgh.

Who left: Gary Roberts, Ty Conklin, Ryan Malone, and probably most surprisingly especially considering where he landed, Marian Hossa.

Why did they leave?

Is it a mere coincidence or something more? I think it's the coach, Michel Therrien. His Final series antics - working the referees by complaining how the Red Wings cheated - annoyed his players. A national writer mentioned this in an article. That even Sidney Crosby had a tough time swallowing the company line.

Why those players left might be coincidence and a money grab by the players.

Still, I can't help but think that something might be rotten in the city of Pittsburgh, or at least with the Penguins organization.

Category: NHL

Since: Dec 22, 2007
Posted on: July 3, 2008 12:39 pm

Penguins fly the coop

I agree with you about Coach Therrien.  There was a lot of talk about grumblings in that Pittsburgh locker room.  Good for us

I gotta believe another Huge factor was Hossa's desire to play up tempo puck possession hockey...or at least that I read in the Slovakian newspapers.    He also is good friends with Kopecky and he put in some good words on behalf of the Red Wings organization.  But seriously-  look at the Red Wings-  Original Six, The Stanley Cups, Winning Year After Year After Year... ... ... ...     &n
bsp; God Bless Kenny Holland

I like the Ty Conklin coming in for added depth in net, but I really think Jimmy Howard is ready for the bigs.

Go Wings

Since: Mar 16, 2008
Posted on: July 3, 2008 12:38 pm

Penguins fly the coop

Lol Penguins cant fly but they are sure waddling out of Pittsburgh as fast as possible. LOL nice blog GO WINGS

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