James Conley

  • joined May 31, 2011
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
  • posts 108
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Post-grad professional writer working in sports writing with focus on AP style, social media marketing and online content platforms including WordPress and other proprietary systems. Please hire me.

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  • NHL Pittsburgh Penguins
User Blog

Next NHL Salary Cap Set at $69 Million


Which is bad news for any team not content just to hit the salary floor.

Pens Select F Kapanen 22nd Overall


The Penguins drafted a forward in the first round, so now the Ray Shero era is really actually over.

The Rogers TV Deal Could Bail out the Penguins


The Penguins have a lot of salary and not a lot of roster, but the Canadian broadcast deal could be key to next year's cap situation -- and to Pittsburgh's ability to address its lack of depth.

Penguins Management Structure Taking Shape


Shero, Bylsma out, Rutherford in, Botterill, Fitzgerald and Guerin promoted.

The Kids Had Better Be All Right


Shero's Penguins relied on elite defensive prospects to bolster the NHL product. Now, those youngsters are going to have to not just supplement the forwards, the offense and the payroll, but save...

Bury Your Narratives. Penguins 2 Rangers 0 (Recap)


Fleury pitched a shutout, Crosby scored a goal and now no one knows what bad things they should say about the Penguins.

Fine Sure Whatever. Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (OT)


The Penguins drop Game 1 in overtime on Derick Brassard's winner.

Because It's the Nap. CBJ 4, PIT 3 (2 OT)


The Penguins can't stop getting in their own way. Errors led to another loss, as the series shifts to Columbus with home-ice advantage no longer in Pittsburgh's court.

Taxi Squad City. Pens 3, Avs 2 (SO) (Recap)


Undermanned, but not overwhelmed. Sutter, Fleury lead Pens past the Avs in final road contest of regular season.

Lullabies and Paralyzed. Hurricanes 4, Penguins 1


Hit the literal snooze button.

Penguins, Blackhawks Struggling. Blame Russia


Both the Penguins and Blackhawks have gone 4-5-1 in their last ten games, and they'll be looking to right their playoff path with a win Sunday in Pittsburgh.

The Beau Abides. Pens 2, Blue Jackets 1 (Recap)


Well that's just, like, a regular season series sweep, man.

Hitchcock'd. Blues 1, Penguins 0


The Blues did Blues things and Pittsburgh never seemed to have a chance.

Burn the Evidence. Red Wings 5, Penguins 4 (OT)


Voodoo hockey in Motown.

The Southeast is Dead. Long Live the Southeast.


Crosby, Fleury steal the show as the Penguins sweep the season series from the Capitals.

Time for Pittsburgh to Forget the 3-Center Model


Pittsburgh won the Cup in 2009 with the three-center model, and four teams without that model have won it since. The top-heavy Penguins need to focus instead on building four viable, NHL-quality...

First Line Problems: Penguins 3, Capitals 2


Crosby and Kunitz may have a new BFF in Lee Stempniak, who added two helpers en route to Pittsburgh's 3-2 win over rival Washington.

What Vancouver is Saying About Kesler-to-Pens (TS)


Enough about us. How is Vancouver handling the possible loss of its top scorer?

Penguins-Blackhawks Infographic Goodness


The big game is Saturday. Get informed with graphics.

NHL Trade Deadline: It's Okay to Dump and Chase


Big deals are big fun, but the Penguins' best trades have flown under the radar.

Cap Be Damned, Sid Needs a Winger (Tuesday Slew)


The NHL trade deadline is a week away, and the Penguins have the internal depth to address every issue but one.

Paul Martin Hurt, Could Miss a Month


What a day.

USA v Canada Gamethread


Winner faces Sweden for the gold.

Dan Bylsma Has Been Here Before


Old hat for the new coach.

The World Cup of Hockey is Coming.


NHL players are participating in the Sochi Winter Games and the Men's Hockey Tournament is the tentpole event, but the NHL stands to gain little from it all. Hence, an alternative lurks on the...

Pens Swap AHL Forwards; Preview of What's to Come?


Pittsburgh has no cap space and the NHL Trade Deadline is less than a month away. These minor moves might be all they are able to make.

Penguins Trade Talk: Time to Build a Third Line


Brandon Sutter is a man alone. Can Pittsburgh really make a deep postseason run without getting Sutter the kind of help on the wings that Jordan Staal used to enjoy?

The Penguins Have their Own Trade Deadline


The Penguins have made a habit of trading before the chaos of the NHL trade deadline comes to a head in its final hours. How will the Olympics affect that strategy?

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