Monday, May 20, 2013
Check here frequently for news and opinions on the second-round series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' journey to a possible fourth Stanley Cup title and second in the past five years began with an NHL playoffs game on May 1 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Today, the Penguins need nine more postseason wins in order to raise the cup, including two more against their second-round opponent—the Ottawa Senators. Second-Round Schedule Tuesday, May 14 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 17 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Sunday, May 19 - Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1 (2OT) (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - Time TBD (if necessary…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Game 4 was on Long Island on Tuesday night. See how media and fans are covering and reacting to the series.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Anyone wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear will receive a free cookie.
Eat’n Park is giving guests something to smile about Wednesday—especially if they’re wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear. To celebrate the delayed start of the National Hockey League season, Eat’n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies to anyone wearing Pens attire to the restaurants on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Wednesday also is the first home game of the season for the 2-0 Pens. To qualify for the free black and gold Smiley Cookie, made especially for the 2013 hockey season, any form of Penguins attire is acceptable. The Smiley Cookie promotion lasts all day on Wednesday at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the location on Ohio River Boulevard in Edgeworth, University Boulevard in Moon Township and on Brandt School Road in Franklin Park. …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Township manager Jerry Andree says facility still is far from a done deal.
Plans are in the infancy stage for the Pittsburgh Penguins to partner with UPMC on a cutting edge performance center and practice rink in Cranberry. "It's really going to be a one-of-the-kind in the country," said Penguins spokesman Tom McMillan. The proposed 150,000 square foot complex would be located in the Cranberry Woods business park off Route 228—near the newly-opened Hilton Garden Inn—and offer hockey-related training and injury treatment and prevention. McMillan said the facility would be similar in nature to the UPMC sports performance complex on Pittsburgh's South Side, which is used by the Steelers and the University of Pittsburgh and includes sports medicine, practice and training facilities With its attachment to an NHL team …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The county executive and mayor have declared Wednesday “A Great Day for Hockey,” and they are encouraging fans to show their Penguins pride by donning the team’s colors to mark the first home game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Philadelphia Flyer
“Ground the Flyers” rally is planned at the Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard downtown beginning at noon today. The event is being organized by Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bob McLaughlin from the X Morning Show will emcee the event, and Iceburgh is expected to attend. Musical entertainment will also be provided by the Kardaz Brothers and Turner’s Dairy and Snyder of Berlin will be providing refreshments to attendees. The county executive and mayor have declared Wednesday “A Great Day for Hockey,” and they are encouraging fans to show their Penguins pride by donning the team’s colors to mark the first home game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a 4,700-pound bronze statue honoring Mario Lemieux outside Consol Energy Center on Wednesday. The statue depicts Lemieux splitting a pair of defencemen on his way to scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in 1988. S
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The veterans were recognized for their service during Saturday's game as part of Black History Month.
The Pittsburgh Penguins honored two Tuskegee Airmen Saturday at Consol Energy Center during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. In honor of their service and as part of Black History Month, Wendell Freeland and Dr. Harry Lanauze were invited to their first NHL hockey game and had the chance to see the Pens win 8-1. During a time out, the two were presented with honorary Penguins jerseys, their last names inscribed on the backs. Freeland, a Pittsburgh attorney, and Lanauze, a doctor from McKeesport, were members of the Tuskegee Airmen, legendary black fighter pilots of World War II. At least 80 people served from this region including eight from Sewickley. A Sewickley-based group, the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Project, is working to …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
The hockey star will be at the store today.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
If you missed Pittsburgh Penguins defensman Deryk Engelland last week, no worries! Area residents will have the opportunity today to meet a former Pens player in person. Centerman and seven-time Stanley Cup winner Bryan Trottier will be at the Leetsdale Giant Eagle in the Quaker Valley Shopping Center from noon to 1:30 p.m. meeting with fans and signing autographs. Feel free to bring memorabilia, and don’t forget to bring your camera!
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Engelland was at the Leetsdale store Friday to help celebrate the supermarket's grand re-opening.
When Heather Goetz stopped by the Giant Eagle to pick up some groceries Friday, the Sewickley woman got a little more than she bargained for. Goetz had no idea that Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland would also be in the store meeting fans and signing autographs for two hours. “Well, it’s my lucky day,” said Goetz, 26, as she waited in line. It was a hockey night in Leetsdale as more than 100 Pittsburgh-area fans streamed through the supermarket, waiting patiently for their chance to meet Engelland. The NHL star was in town as part of Giant Eagle’s ongoing grand re-opening festivities celebrating the supermarket's expansion. Soap star Doug Davidson greeted fans last month and former Pittsburgh Penguins centerman and seven-…
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The hockey star will be at the store Friday.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Area residents who’ve always dreamed of asking a Pittsburgh Penguins player in person about the team’s playoff hopes will get an opportunity to do so this weekend. Defenseman Deryk Engelland will be at the Leetsdale Giant Eagle in the Quaker Valley Shopping Center Friday to meet with fans and sign autographs. The hockey star will be at the store from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your camera!