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Jack Farrell

  • joined Jun 23, 2011
  • last login Dec 14, 2013
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Let’s Brace Ourselves for Kris Letang Trade Scenarios

With the 2013 NHL Entry Draft quickly approaching, Pittsburgh Penguins fans are bracing themselves for a dynamic off-season. Having recently locked-up Evgeni Malkin to an eight-year, $76 ...

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Ray Shero is My Religion, Part IX

Had to weigh in on Wednesday's Ray Shero press conference, in which he announced an extension for Dan Bylsma and endorsed Marc-Andre Fleury, among other highlights. As always, Ray Shero was...

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Jack Defends Marc-Andre Fleury, Again

After last night's Game 2 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders, I briefly took to Facebook and the NHL Hockey blogs to get a taste for how other people saw the game....

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Jack Defends Marc-Andre Fleury, Again

After last night's Game 2 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders, I briefly took to Facebook and the NHL Hockey blogs to get a taste for how other people saw the game....

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A Tribute to Alex Kovalev, My Favorite Player (Non-Mario Division)

As you likely know, Alex Kovalev announced his retirement as a member of the Florida Panthers yesterday. Despite his considerable time with the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, and Ottawa...

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Don’t be a Mark – The Pens are likely not adding Jarome Iginla

There have been rumors all over the internet about the Penguins possibly adding Jarome Iginla at the NHL Trade Deadline. Why it's certainly fun to think about, the fact of the matter is that it's...

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Time for Ray Shero to Cash In and Go Sarging

Following last night's Black & Gold Scrimmage, I tried to get this article out ASAP, but before I had done so, the Pens Waived Brian Strait and answered some of the ideas presented within it. H...

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The Pittsburgh Penguins' Guide to the Decertification Free-Agency Apocalypse

You may be aware of the most-recent nonsense in the negotiations between the NHL and the NHLPA, in which the players were prepared to vote on Decertification until the NHL trumped them by filing...

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Jack Blames the NHL Owners for the Lockout

I know I just put a post up, but I also wrote this about this Labor Negotiations. Before I start getting bombarded with hate-mails from angry Flyers and Rangers' fans (no big deal), I wanted to...

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The Pittsburgh Penguins Defensive Depth: A Quality Problem

Since the most recent NHL/NHLPA meetings have seemed somewhat-product, I am again going to be optimistic and post a hockey-related article in the vague hope that the League can be up-and-running in...

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Finally, Some Optimism Pertaining to the NHL Lockout

In the hope that some progress is finally being made in the NHL Labor Talks, I have written a piece that examines the NHL's latest proposal from the view of a Pittsburgh Penguins' fan. While the...

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Let's Talk Bobby Ryan to the Pittsburgh Penguins

Due to the amount of irrational hate-mail I got from Columbus Blue Jackets' fans after writing, "Let's Talk Rick Nash to the Pittsburgh Penguins", I decided to stir the pot with a "Bobby Ryan to...

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Ramifications of the Zach Parise-Ryan Suter Signings

There are varying levels of disappointment among Penguins' fans after losing out on Zach Parise, but there's always Good News: management is actively-pursuing a scoring winger to play with Sid, and...

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Ray Shero’s Secret Evil Plan

By now you're well-aware of what the Penguins may or may not be up to in terms of Roster Shuffling; if you're at all like me, you found it very curious that defenseman Zbynek Michalek (glad I don't...

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What do you mean, "The Pens traded Jordan Staal??!!??"

You knew I had to way in on this - I'm sure somewhere it states the date and the time I post. If it doesn't, it's 4:37 AM on Saturday morning, and I'm still not pleased to picture a Penguins'...

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Handicapping the Zach Parise Sweepstakes

Plenty of people are going to throw their hat in the ring on this topic, so I thought I might do the same. Though I'm a black-and-gold bleeding Pittsburgh native, I became something of a bandwagon D...

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Rest easy, Penguins’ Fans; Sid will sign a Long-Term, Team-Friendly Contract Extension

The Jordan Staal situation has somewhat over-shadowed a similarly pressing concern: getting Sid Crosby's name on the dotted line for the foreseeable future. Hooks on Pensburgh already covered the...

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Why Penguins’ Fans Should Love the Tomas Vokoun Trade

Hopefully with the Kings up 3-0 in the Cup Finals, Penguins' fans can live a little easier in a world in which Mike Richards and Jeff Carter are raising the Stanley Cup in non-Flyers' jerseys....

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The Piece from Pittsburgh

Kings fans, you should know that you have Pittsburgh in your corner: while Penguins' fans wish we were still in the mix, the next best thing for most of us is watching the knife turned into P...

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The Piece from Pittsburgh

If you're like me, you had a major dilemma on your hands after the Pens got bounced from the playoffs: you want to watch Awesome NHL Playoff hockey, but you look at the pool of teams (especially...

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What do you mean, "The Pens have to trade Jordan Staal?"

Below is the link to a recent article I wrote on the prospects and likelihood of the Penguins pursuing a Jordan Staal trade. This is obviously a hot-button issue among both NHL and Penguins' fans,...

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On the Pens elimination from the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs

Below is a link to an article I put up on my site on the Pens-Flyers series. I'm of course a Penguins' fan, but just as much a fan of NHL hockey. While I'm no happier than you are that the Pens...

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On Character

Below is the link to an article On Character and the Penguins' 10-3 Win over Philadelphia in Game 3. For once, I think I kept the F-bombs to a minimum, but as always my writing comes with a "R"...

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In Sincere Appreciation of Sid Crosby

Below is a link to an article I wrote praising Sid. Not that I need to tell Pittsburghers how great Sid is, but since moving to North Carolina from Mount Washington, I've run into legions of...

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The X-Pens

Below is the link to an article paying tribute to recent former Penguins' players. While many of you reading on Pensburgh are likely familar with all the players described and know the assorted...

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On the Boudreau Firing and the Differences between the San Jose Sharks and the Washington Capitals

Here's the link to the post on my blog. Not a virus, not a scam, not porn, etc: h...

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