|October 15, 2014: Playing the Waiver Wire for Week 1|
It's the first week of action, so gettin a bead on things can be difficult. Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson put some things in context with their first look at the waiver wire.
|October 8, 2014: Pens' Maatta (Shoulder) Set To Play Thursday|
Coach Mike Johnston said Maatta (shoulder) has been cleared to play Thursday against the Ducks.Once thought to be at risk of missing the first few weeks of the regular season following a shoulder procedure in May, Maatta seems to have met the best-case scenario on his projected recovery timetable of four-to-six months. The Penguins could choose to ease his minutes load in the early going, but he'll likely still be called upon right away for a top-four role on the Pens' blue line.
|October 8, 2014: NHL opening night rosters for all 30 teams|
The 23-player opening night rosters for all 30 NHL teams.
|October 7, 2014: Penguins' Maatta Could Play Thursday|
Head coach Mike Johnston believes Maata (shoulder) is ready to play in Thursday's season opener, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.The Penguins' team doctors don't agree quite yet, as Maata has not been medically cleared to play following offseason shoulder surgery. However, he has been able to practice the last couple days, so if everything checks out during his next trip to the doctor, he could be given the green light to play Thursday.
|October 4, 2014: Pens' Maatta Questionable For Opener|
Maatta (shoulder) has been cleared for additional contact, but his status for the Oct. 9 regular-season opener remains in question, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.