stanley cup

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’ […]

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 […]

Is the two-time Stanley Cup winner Fleury on his way out?

Is the two-time Stanley Cup winner Fleury on his way out?

Bryanna McDermott | The Duquesne Duke The 2016 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins have a problem, a goalie problem. Championship teams in every sport often have difficulty retaining players for financial reasons and Marc-Andre Fleury could be in line for a possible departure from the Steel City. Rumors of a Fleury trade soared the moment […]

NHL Playoff Preview

NHL Playoff Preview

Western Conference By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor Stars vs. Wild Of all four first-round Western Conference matchups, this may be the easiest to predict. The Minnesota Wild limped into the postseason after dropping five straight losses to some of the league’s more mediocre clubs. Add that to the fact that they’ll be facing the […]