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Penguins Announce Third Jersey Schedule…

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The Penguins have announced their third jersey schedule, but what is more interesting is the fact that they have made last year’s Winter Classic dark blues the official third jersey. That won’t sit well with many fans who were a bit disappointed with the jerseys upon their unveiling last fall.

Personally, the more I saw the jersey last season, the more that it grew on me. In fact, I would say that by the end of the season I actually liked it quite a bit.

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  Tags: capitals, nhl, penguins, winter+classic

Evgeni Malkin Issues Video Statement

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Many in the hockey world are still reeling from the events of Wednesday morning that saw a plane crash take the lives of all but one member of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL team that was en route to the first game of its season in Minsk. Watching the pain and suffering of all involved as been tough for all of us, but no one has felt it worse that the many Russian born NHL players that have intimate ties to many of the teams in the KHL and specifically Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.

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  Tags: evgeni+malkin, khl, lokomotiv+yaroslavl, nhl, penguins

Penguins Sign Richard Park to One-Year Deal

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As the Penguins headed into the free agent frenzy this summer all of the talk focused on the fact that they might re-sign a former player. A guy who was drafted by the team back in the early 90’s, but hadn’t skated in the Burgh in a decade. Though the courtship was rocky and dragged on for several months, they finally got their man – Richard Park.

Who did you think I was talking about?? Jagr?

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  Tags: nhl, penguins, south+korea, switzerland

Penugins release promotional schedule, Tickets on sale 09/16

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Over the next few days we will really be ramping up coverage here at FTPT, but in the interim I thought I would post the Penguins’ promotional schedule that just arrived in my inbox. There are a number of interesting items this year along with some old favorites such as “Schedule Mouse Pad” and “Team Calender.” The team will also finish their home schedule off with the very popular “Fan Appreciation Night,” in which the players give away the “shirts off of their backs.”

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  Tags: nhl, penguins, promotional+schedule, sidney+crosby

Season Opening Game Against Vancouver Highlights Penguins’ National TV Broadcast Schedule

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For those of you who have been wondering what the Penguins’ national TV broadcast schedule would look like, your prayers have been answered. The Penguins will appear on nation TV the maximum 12 times starting with their season opening game against the Vancouver Canucks. Counting the game in Vancouver, the Penguins have been selected to appear on Versus six times. The Penguins have also had six games selected by NBC for possible flex scheduling on Sunday afternoons.

The details of the broadcast schedule are broken down below in the release from the team.

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  Tags: nbc, nhl, penguins, root+sports, versus

Ray Shero Addresses Crosby Situation

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Though Ray Shero issued a couple of statements last night via phone call or text to a couple of the newspapers in Pittsburgh, he officially met with the media this afternoon to shed some light on the Sidney Crosby situation.

Not that Shero has ever struck me as a worry wart to begin with, but his demeanor wasn’t that of a general manager who felt that he might be going into the season without his best and brightest star. If anything he came across as optimistic.

“I think he has progressed really well this summer,” Shero said. “He’s happy with his progress. Training camp is a month away, so there’s no expectation for me that he won’t be ready or will be ready. He’s doing his usual routine. He’ll probably be in a week before camp starts, and we’ll evaluate him then to see how he’s doing.

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  Tags: concussions, nova+scotia, penguins, ray+shero, sidney+crosby

Penguins Sign First Round Pick Joe Morrow

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The Penguins have signed their first round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, defenseman Joe Morrow, to a three-year entry-level deal. Morrow was recently in town for the Penguins developmental camp and opened some eyes with his attention to detail, better than expected skating and hockey smarts. Morrow bolsters the Penguins already strong stable of defensive prospects, joining 2010 first rounder Simon Despres, Robert Bortuzzo, Brian Strait, Philip Samuelsson, and Carl Sneep.

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  Tags: joe+morrow, nhl, penguins, portland+winterhawks, whl

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