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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 […]

Back-to-back champs destined for more – but savor the present

Back-to-back champs destined for more – but savor the present

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor At any given point during the Mike Johnston era, how many of us could have even dreamt of this? The Pittsburgh Penguins, back-to-back Stanley Cup champions. The first team to repeat as champions in the salary cap era, and the first team to do it since the Detroit Red Wings […]

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Welcome back, Lord Stanley

Duke Staff On June 11, the Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Nashville Predators in a 2-0 victory and won the Stanley Cup for the fifth time in franchise history. This is the second year in a row that the Pens have won the trophy, and an estimated 650,000 Pittsburghers turned out to celebrate today with a […]

Stadium Series showcases beauty of Pittsburgh sports

Stadium Series showcases beauty of Pittsburgh sports

By Andrew White | Staff Writer When the NHL announced the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers rivalry was being brought outside as part of the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series this past March, excitement and anticipation flooded through the city. Hockey fans were thrilled that a big-time event like this was coming back to […]

Staff Editorial: Fans choose Olympic favorites based on media outlets

By Duke Staff As the 2014 Olympic Winter games continues to captivate the world, the way in which we root for our favorite teams or athletes has changed due to media outlets’ take on the momentous events. It’s always been an American tradition for fans to cheer for our own, and it forms an immensely […]