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Author: Pat Damp

RECAP 32: The King is Dead, Long Live Phil

By: Pat Damp | December 16, 2018 From about 9:25pm EST Friday night until 5:00pm EST this evening, we all held our breath awaiting the sum of all fears: Kris Letang out indefinitely with a knee injury. 5:01pm, we could exhale. Coach Sullivan on the status of Kris Letang: “He is not going to play tonight. He is day-to-day with a lower-body injury… It could have been a lot worse. We’re going to take it each day as it comes. We have other capable guys that can fill in. We have to help each other.” — Pittsburgh Penguins...

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Dying Alive: “I prefer to be ambivalent about everything.”

By: Pat Damp | December 14, 2018 Has the fragile ecosystem that is the Pittsburgh Penguins been disturbed? Is this all for not?! Jesse Marshall of The Athletic Pittsburgh, Mike Darnay of Pensburgh and myself discuss the week that was, what to do with the defense, if the St. Louis Blues are cleaning house, who should GMJR target and a passionate debate about cookies. Lemieux Goal w/Bob Cole Vine of the Week Penguins Read the original article at The Pensblog: Dying Alive: "I prefer to be ambivalent about...

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Wednesday Grab Bag 12.12

By: Pat Damp | December 12, 2018 It is Wednesday, my dudes. That means it’s time to grab a cup of coffee, pretend you’re working so your joke of a boss is happy and then read the grab bag. Hasn’t been a bad week here in land of flightless birds. A complete dismantling of the Islanders at home got us back in the playoff picture, Canada’s capital proved to be a house of horrors and Jake-N-Bake’s leg kick got us all pregnant. As it sits today before the Pens take on the Blackhawks tonight on Wednesday Night Rivalry Hockey,...

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