Daily Roundup: April 15, 2013

  • Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Are the Favorites to Win the Stanley Cup
    Having clinched the Atlantic Division, the Pittsburgh Penguins are guaranteed a 2013 playoff berth. They’re Stanley Cup favorites heading into the postseason; they proved last year being favored isn’t enough. A surging 2012 Penguins team was sent packing by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the playoffs last year. Inconsistent defense and goaltending were the culprit of the Penguins …
  • Fromer Stampede Goaltender Eric Hartzell Signs with Pittsburgh Penguins
    Sioux Falls, SD-Former Sioux Falls Stampede goaltender Eric Hartzell signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. The deal runs through the 2012-13 season and has an average annual value of $925,000.
  • Quinnipiac Goalie Eric Hartzell Signs Contract With Pittsburgh Penguins
    The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Quinnipiac senior goalie Eric Hartzell to an entry level contract, the team announced Sunday on its website.        
  • Pittsburgh Penguins: Breaking Down First-Round Playoff Scenarios
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are sitting pretty at the top of the Eastern Conference, even without superstar captain Sidney Crosby.  Barring a surprising turn of events, the Penguins will secure either the top seed or the second spot in the coming weeks.  That cuts down the pool of possible playoff opponents considerably.  Let’s preview some of the likely adversaries for the Penguins in the first …

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