Dan’s Daily: Low Grade for Penguins LWs, Huberdeau gets PAID

It’s August, and we’re still chugging along. Despite the pandemic, travel, illness, and sometimes boredom, Pittsburgh Hockey Now has published fresh content every day since April 21, 2019 — that was the last time we didn’t publish a new story. In the Daily, the Pittsburgh Penguins LWs graded near the bottom of the league on the TSN board. The Penguins should quickly sign one of their 2023 UFAs before the price increases. Sportsnet analyzed the recent salary dumps on the NHL trade market, including the Penguins trade for Ty Smith, and the Calgary Flames bellied up to the bar and dumped the cash on Jonathan Huberdeau.

I suppose that after losing Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk, Calgary GM Brad Treliving wasn’t going to waste time, nor was he going to lowball. When someone offers you $84 million…you take it (hint, hint, investors).

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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Tristan Jarry will be a UFA next summer. GM Ron Hextall can’t let that happen. With Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang locked down, the Penguins can’t afford a bad year because of a stopgap goalie. Lockdown Jarry, too. Pittsburgh Penguins analysis.

Here we go Steelers!

SteelersNow.com: The story of Week 2 has been Diontae Johnson’s contract and the young QB firing the ball to him. Camp takeaways–Kenny Picket was spectacular on Thursday. Pittsburgh Steelers camp coverage.

Steelers practice — Cam Sutton left, Minkah Fitzpatrick came back,…

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