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Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/25/2018 As most Pittsburghers may prefer to forget, the NHL’s Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history this past summer, topping the Penguins in the Eastern Conference semifinals in the process. The championship-starved city of D.C. celebrated the victory enthusiastically in the weeks following the Caps’ […]

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 Of all the things that go into making Sidney Crosby the great player that he is, his on-ice awareness is one of the most significant. At any given point in time, Crosby knows who’s on the ice, where they are and where the puck is. He is […]

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Jacob Hebda & Adam Lindner 10/04/2018 Hours before the new NHL season began with four games on Wednesday evening, the league’s Department of Player Safety announced that Capitals forward Tom Wilson had been suspended for 20 games for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist. So, while Wilson might not […]

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/04/2018 Each veteran of the Pittsburgh-centric Duquesne University campus has their own favorite tricks of the trade when it comes to the Bluff and its surrounding area. It’s seemingly well-known by everyone that the No. 1 College Special at Pizza Milano on Fifth Avenue is the way to go for […]

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Zach Grace | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 After back-to-back Stanley Cup winning seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ reign as champions came to an end. The Alex Ovechkin-led Washington Capitals finally managed to beat the Pens in a six-game second round series, en route to their first ever Stanley Cup win. It was evident last season that the […]

As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The Penguins opened their 2018 postseason in the most Penguins-way possible: With an offensive barrage. Pittsburgh rolled rival Philadelphia Flyers on April 11, producing a 7-0 final score more evocative of a low-scoring football game than a playoff hockey match. During the wild night at PPG Paints Arena, Sidney […]

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite the winter-like conditions in Pittsburgh, the city is about to heat up as the Penguins prepare for another playoff run. However, the Pens will have to overcome a fair share of obstacles if they want to three-peat at Stanley Cup champs. With Marc-Andre Fleury now in Las Vegas, […]

League play to begin this weekend for club hockey

League play to begin this weekend for club hockey

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/26/2017 With league play on the horizon, the Duquesne club hockey team is prepared to make another run at an American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I national tournament appearance. In their final series of tests before their College Hockey Mid-America conference slate begins, the Dukes (6-5-1) hosted the University of […]

Following Pens’ success, NWHL should consider Pittsburgh

Following Pens’ success, NWHL should consider Pittsburgh

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 10/12/17 Following back-to-back Stanley Cup victories for the Penguins, Pittsburgh may soon be welcoming another professional hockey franchise. Reports surfaced recently claiming that the National Women’s Hockey League, or NWHL, is preparing to add two expansion franchises to the league for the 2018-19 season, according to Sporting News. Many […]

NHL Preview: Installment 1 of 2

NHL Preview: Installment 1 of 2

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/28/17 For the first time since 2000, the NHL will welcome a new club into the league this season as the Vegas Golden Knights, Las Vegas’ first major professional sports franchise, makes its debut. The Golden Knights will join the league looking to compete in its inaugural season, as General […]

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