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Evgeni Malkin: The Forgotten Superstar

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Pittsburgh has been blessed to have had more than our fair share of star athletes over the years. Not just Hall of Famers, but the types of generational talents that few fan bases get to experience once let alone in each of the major sports. You can go as far back as 1900 when Honus Wagner stepped on the diamond for the Pittsburgh Pirates or even look to present times and appreciate Antonio Brown and Sidney Crosby.

Matt Cullen Looks Fucking Old

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It is truly impossible to objectively say that Jim Rutherford has done a bad job as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team has won a playoff series in three of the four seasons he has been at the helm, which includes back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. I'm not going to list every move he's made as GM, but the good far outweighs the bad. The last two off seasons though, his magic has started to waver a bit. Last summer he signed Matt Hunwick, a player who hardly ever played, was crucified when he did, and was traded in a throw-away trade for cap space this summer. He also traded out of the first round of the NHL draft to acquire goon Ryan Reaves, who was then traded at the deadline to get Derrick Brassard.

So that was an 0-2 on free-agent signings last year.
So far it looks Rutherford is on pace to match that record this season as well.

The Penguins made two "big" signings this off-season, defenseman Jack Johnson to a huge five-year deal and bringing …