Pens Labyrinth Daily: Stanley Cup Window, Will Butcher, Brian Dumoulin

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Pens Labyrinth Daily: The predicted length of the Pens’ Stanley Cup window, the Will Butcher Sweepstakes continue, Brian Dumoulin’s day with the Cup and more!

Good morning, Penguins fans! Grab your coffee and enjoy all the trending Penguins news straight from Pittsburgh and from around the league.

30 days from now, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take the ice for their first preseason game on Sept. 19 against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. No worries, though, the Pens will hit home ice the following day, Sept. 20, against the Detroit Red Wings.

Pittsburgh Penguins Daily:

How Long Can the Stanley Cup Window Last?

The Pittsburgh Penguins have already notched consecutive Stanley Cup victories. These two wins were make the Pens three-time Stanley Cup champs during the ‘Sidney Crosby Era.’ Thing is- how much longer will this Stanley Cup window last? Crosby has teased a three-peat, but how much time can be left? [Fan Rag Sports]

The Will Butcher Sweepstakes Continue

GM Jim Rutherford has confirmed that the Penguins are interested in signing NCAA free agent Will Butcher and have contacted him. Butcher has already met with several NHL teams but his agent recently confirmed that he would definitely listen if the Pens called. If they have, this could mean positive things for Pittsburgh. [PensBurgh]

Brian Dumoulin Gives the Cup a True Boston Tour

Brian Dumoulin has finally had his time with the Stanley Cup and made his time memorable. Dumoulin took the Cup to a city engraved on his heart- Boston. The former Boston College Eagle brought the Stanley Cup to see his college hockey team, campus and favorite Boston hang outs. [NESN]

From Around the League

New Jersey Devils’ Injury Woes

The Devils recently broke news about Travis Zajac‘s injury that will sideline him for four to six months. The injury comes at an unfortunate time for the Devils who need a healthy roster heading into this season. [Pucks and Pitchforks]

No Rush For the Isles’ Captain

John Tavares, captain of the NY Islanders, has recently stated that he feels no rush to sign an extension. Tavares is willing to take his re-signing situation day-by-day as he sees where the Isles might be headed in the future. [Puck Prose]

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