Andrew breaks down the major events surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins in the past few weeks: Olli Maatta-for-Dominik Kahun trade, the NHL Entry Draft, Jim Rutherford's Hockey Hall of Fame announcement, the Phil Kessel Trade, and the singing of Brandon Tanev.
Applying the principles of Strong Link Theory, Andrew examines the Penguins roster for strong & weak links, and identifies areas for improvements.
For more on WAR and GAR, and where I get these numbers from: http://www.corsica.hockey/blog/2017/05/20/the-art-of-war/
Andrew introduces one of his favorite theoretical approaches to understanding hockey: Strong Link Theory, and introduces how we can use it to understand the Pittsburgh Penguins. Also, stay tuned after the end music for some words on Phil Kessel.
Surprise! Andrew is back with a promise of new Rust Belt Wristers contentent, new episodes starting next week!
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back to back Stanley Cup Champions. Andrew and Mike discuss how the team got there and what it all means. With the NHL heading at breakneck speed to the Expansion Draft, the guys try to figure out who the Pens will protect, what Marc-Andre Fleury's decision to waive his NMC means, and which pending free agents could return to the team this summer.
In this week's episode, Andrew and Mike discuss rumors linking Dougie Hamilton and the Pittsburgh Penguins, and take a deep dive into the Penguins' use of scoring chances as a key indicator of team success.