Tag Archive | "Sergei Gonchar"

Draft Review: Penguins Trade for Rights to Hamhuis

Monday, June 28, 2010

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The Pittsburgh Penguins traded a third-round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers for UFA defenseman Dan Hamhuis. We were bullish on his offensive side finding a new home but thought he would be stuck in a similar situation in Philly to his most recent with the Nashville Predators. With Sergei Gonchar likely to not re-sign with…

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Sergei Gonchar Likely Done with Penguins

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Sergei Gonchar may be looking at the open market.  At 36, the veteran defenseman seems unlikely to accept a decrease in salary after posting 50 points in 62 games. Since we live in a cap era a contract for a 36-year-old warrants caution.  Over the past seasons he missed 83…

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Igloo Insider: The End Of An Era

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Igloo Insider: Pittsburgh’s Poni Ride Begins Today

Saturday, March 6, 2010

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Igloo Insider: Pens struggling at mid-way point

Sunday, January 3, 2010

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Happy New Year hockey fans! I hope you all had a great holiday, but there’s been no rest on or off the ice, as it’s been an especially entertaining week for us all. The Olympic rosters were announced, the World Juniors got under way in Saskatchewan, and most would say the Winter Classic lived up…

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Penguins Lose Another Defenceman

Monday, November 16, 2009

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The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without every one of their top 4 defencemen when they take on the Anaheim Ducks tonight.  Alex Goligoski is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a lower-body injury and will join Sergei Gonchar, Brooks Orpk, and Kris Letang in the pressbox. Goligoski has had a fantastic start to the season…

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Prime Waiver Wire Pickup: Lubo

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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Gonchar Out 4-6 with Broken Wrist

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Penguins defenseman Sergei Gonchar sustained an  injury during the game against the St. Louis Blues last night and did not come out for the third period. Turns out Gonchar has suffered a broken wrist and is expected to miss up to six weeks. Gonchar is tied for second in team scoring with eight points in nine games…

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Bruins Lose Another: Savard Breaks Foot

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Notable Contract Year Players

Monday, September 21, 2009

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It’s now become common knowledge that players playing in their final year of their contract often perform extraordinarily well (see: Daniel Briere) when the potential to earn top dollar on the free agent market is there. Looking at the 2009-10 NHL season, we try to pick out players who are in the final year of…

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