Archive for March, 2011

The Curious Case Of Maxime Talbot

March 25, 2011

My thoughts on whether or not the Pens can afford to retain Max Talbot, and whether his ultra fan-faveness makes up for his disturbing drop in production:

http://pittsburgh.sbnation.com/pittsburgh-penguins/2011/3/25/2070437/maxime-talbot-penguins-free-agent

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Shero’s Deadline Deals Were Clear Winners

March 7, 2011

Wrote another article for SB Nation Pittsburgh this past week about Ray Shero’s pre-deadline deals for James Neal, Matt Niskanen, and Alexei Kovalev, comparing them to the other deals commiserated on the Trade Deadline. In short, no matter how the acquisitions pan out, the Penguins received tremendous value in the deals themselves compared to other teams’ similar trades on the day of the Deadline.

Check out the article here:

http://pittsburgh.sbnation.com/pittsburgh-penguins/2011/3/2/2024352/penguins-nhl-trade-james-neal-alex-kovalev-alex-goligoski