If he hadn’t mentioned that article at all, someone in the comments would have gone after him for pretending he didn’t think the team would be bad, or some nonsense like that. There’s no winning that battle.
I think next season will be telling, yes. If he has another mediocre season and the Pens get bounced from the playoffs, it will say a lot about him as a full-time starter. This year, they we’re 5th in the conference and 10th overall in the league during the regular season. Not bad, but not Stanley Cup caliber. I still… Read more
I mean, good for the Capitals, finally getting past the Penguins...but there’s a very real chance that this season ends for them having the same number of victories in the Conference Finals as they began it: Zero in the Ovechkin Era. The Pens were a shell of themselves: Kessel and Malkin very clearly nursing major… Read more
Precisely. I almost forgot that Fleury was having a phenomenal year in 15/16 before getting concussed before the playoffs. Murray stepped in and was phenomenal, but to me, this is the first year Pens fans actually got a look at the real Matt Murray. He was the lone starter this year and did not have anyone to handle… Read more
Fleury after game 7 shutout against the Caps reveals he was secretly wearing a Pens’ Jersey followed by the rest of the team revealing the same and the team immediately being re-branded West Pittsburgh Penguins 2: Electric Boogaloo
Yea that confused me too. Fleury had been playing great in 2016 but he got a concussion that took him out for the remainder of the season and the playoffs. The Penguins were saved by Murray coming in and playing amazing. Then when 2017 started, they started Murray most of the season during which he played well enough… Read more