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. Today, the Penguins need nine more postseason wins in order to raise the cup, including two more 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) (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - Time TBD (if necessary…
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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fans 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 Us on …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The hockey star will meet with fans and customers.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy will make an appearance Saturday at First Niagara's branch in the Village at Pine. Kennedy will meet with fans and customers from 3:30 to 5 p.m., to help celebrate the recent opening of First Niagara’s newest branch location in Wexford. He will be available for photos and autographs and to talk hockey with fans. The bank is located at 270 Market Lane, next to Market District. _________________________ Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Anyone wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear will receive a free cookie.
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Wednesday, January 23
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 attire to the restaurants on Wednesday, Jan. 23. 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 location Route 19 in the Cranberry and on Brandt School Road in Franklin Park. Are you excited the Pens are back on the ice? Are …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Developers unveil conceptual plans for the cutting-edge sports medicine facility and rink to the township’s planning commission.
With the NHL lockout over, Pittsburgh Penguins hockey is back. And if it you can’t catch the team’s star players on the ice, you may soon see them in Cranberry Township. At a Planning Advisory Commission in Cranberry earlier this week, UPMC and Pittsburgh Penguins took a tentative step closer to partnering on the construction of a cutting edge sports complex in the community. Representatives on Tuesday presented revised concept drawings for the Village of Cranberry Woods, a five-phase plan that includes two hotels, apartments, townhouses and retail space. Taking up a large chunk of the site along Route 228 will be the UPMC/Pens performance center and practice rink. The complex aims to be similar to the UPMC sports performance complex on …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Jerry Andree says zoning requirements have presented difficulties fitting the complex, including two sheets of ice, onto the targeted property. Plus, check out the original approved plans for the property.
Although challenges remain, Cranberry Manager Jerry Andree said he is confident plans for the Pittsburgh Penguins to partner with UPMC on a proposed cutting-edge performance center and practice rink will move forward. “They understand our vision,” Andree said of working with the hockey team and UPMC. “They’ve been very professional and upfront people to work with.” The Pittsburgh Tribune Review recently quoted Penguins CEO Travis Williams as saying the team would keep its eyes open for other locations until it completes a deal for the center. Andree, however, said there have been no threats from the team to abandon plans for the complex in Cranberry. “That’s not their style,” he said. “They understand we have a plan. They want to be here. …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Team officials say they may look for a site elsewhere if they cannot reach a consensus with Cranberry on design plans for the complex.
After concerns raised by Cranberry regarding site layout and design, Pittsburgh Penguins officials said they could shift plans for a cutting-edge performance center and practice rink in Cranberry to another location. Travis Williams, chief operating officer for the Penguins, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the team is open to looking elsewhere if officials cannot come to a consensus with Cranberry on plans for the complex. After meeting with Cranberry officials earlier this week, Williams said the team would continue to work with the township on the project—for now. “However, until you have absolutely all the approvals that you need, and until you have the deal completed, you’re always keeping your eyes and ears open for other …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Township manager Jerry Andree says facility still is far from a done deal.
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. "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 be located in the Cranberry Woods business park off Route 228—near the newly-opened Hilton Garden Inn—and 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 …