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. Now, the Penguins need 12 more postseason wins this year in order to raise the cup, including four 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) - 7:30 p.m. (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - Pittsburgh at …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Fans are also encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of the dance contest.
Allegheny County will host a rally in celebration of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators. The event will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 14, in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse located at 436 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh. WDVE’s Val Porter will emcee the rally, which will feature the following five contests for Penguins fans: Winners of the costume, cheer, banner/sign and dance contests will be determined by audience vote. Prizes include rounds of golf for four at a county golf course, day passes to a county pool, Penguins shirts and rally towels. Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner …
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, May 1, 2013
Fans from the Chartiers Valley area are invited to the 'Annihilate the Islanders Rally' in downtown Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County officials are planning an "Annihilate the Islanders Rally" before the Pittsburgh Penguins' first playoff game Wednesday, May 1. The rally begins at noon in the Allegheny Courthouse courtyard and includes giveaways from the Penguins and Turner's Dairy and an appearance from Iceburgh. Val Porter from WDVE will host the event and the Kardasz Brothers will perform live music. The best-of-seven playoff series against the New York Islanders begins at 7:30 p.m. at Consol Energy Center. The Pens won the regular-season series with the Islanders, 4-1. Share your Penguins pride. Upload photos of your Pens gear in the media box above. How do you think the Pens will do in the playoffs this year? Tell us in the comments below. Like the …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eat'n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies today in honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins home opener at Consol Energy Center.
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 gear to the restaurants on Wednesdayto celebrate the home opener. 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 Kirwan Heights location on Washington Pike. Are you excited the Pens are back on the ice? Are you planning to …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Plans are in place for the Pittsburgh Penguins to build a cutting edge practice rink in Cranberry.
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 Township. "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 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 and the hospital, the hockey-focused complex would be the first of its kind, McMillan said. He …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Mackenzie Maga and her first grade classmates received a special Valentines lunch from the Pittsburgh Penguins' mascot.
Like our Facebook page or sign up for the Daily E-mail Newsletter Ice Burgh, the mascot of the Pittsburgh Penguins, made a special appearance at Chartiers Valley Primary School this week to be one lucky first-grader’s Valentine. Mackenzie Maga was chosen out of more than 8,000 members of the Penguins Kids Club to spend lunch with Ice Burgh. She and her classmates in Sara Beerhalter’s first grade class were treated to a lunch Thursday afternoon from TGI Friday’s. Each classmate received a bag from Ice Burgh filled with special Penguins gear and merchandise. The Pittsburgh Penguins organization selects one Valentine for Ice Burgh each February and sends him to the student’s school for the afternoon.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby was dazzling in his return to the ice Monday night after a 10-month absence.
A certain amount of luck and a random act of kindness landed me a seat exactly one row behind the Penguins bench at Monday night’s big game. And this was not just any hockey game, as we all know. Monday night marked the epic return of Sid the Kid—the great Sidney Crosby—after a 10-month absence spawned by a severe head injury. Before I delve into this column, I want to first give some mad props to the sports columnists out there who cover these historical games, because I am having a little trouble moving past the following phrases: “Oh my God. Did that just happen? Did we just see that? Was Sidney Crosby seriously two feet away from me? Wow. Oh, wow.” Bear with me. We’re going to get through this. I’ll take it from the top. On Friday, I …
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Police from various departments across the region will be at the Pens-Sabres game Saturday night
Head out to CONSOL Energy Center on Saturday, Oct. 15, to support those who suit up in gear and uniforms for the sake of the public. Though the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Buffalo Sabres at 7 p.m. that evening, we’re not talking about supporting the athletes. We’re talking about supporting the police and, in particular, honoring a fallen officer by contributing to a fund to benefit his grieving family. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki was killed in the line of duty. The 18-year veteran was shot when he and his K-9 partner, Odin, exited their squad car in the Dairy Queen parking lot along Greensburg Road, where Kotecki had been dispatched to apprehend homicide suspect and fugitive Charlie Post. Kotecki …