Penguins

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 17, 2019 “I didn’t see a point where guys came together as a team. I wonder if it’s because there’s too many guys content with where they’re at in their careers after winning a couple Stanley Cups.” He added, “Some big decisions will have to be made. Obviously, there […]

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer July 2, 2019 Following the Penguins’ hasty exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford hinted that some big-time changes may be in store. It didn’t take long for hockey enthusiasts to speculate who Rutherford was alluding to — Phil Kessel. The right winger, who won two […]

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, […]

Pens bring home second straight Cup; Lemieux playoff MVP

Pens bring home second straight Cup; Lemieux playoff MVP

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 10/26/2017 June 1992 – Stanley is here to stay. The Penguins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-5 on June 1 at Chicago Stadium to complete the four-game sweep, and now they bring Lord Stanley back to the Steel City for the second consecutive summer. Pittsburgh fans – 30,000 strong – […]

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 […]

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