Saturday, May 18, 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. Now, the Penguins need 12 more postseason wins this year in order to raise the cup, including four 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 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (if necessary) (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - …
Monday, May 13, 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.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Upper St. Clair graduate took the ice in black and gold.
After cheering for the Pittsburgh Penguins for years, Dylan Reese was a member of his favorite team on Thursday night. The 2003 Upper St. Clair High School graduate spent more than 14 minutes on the ice during the Pens’ 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals. Reese was called up from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday night. According to the Pittsburgh Penguins website, coach Dan Bylsma was impressed with Reese's play on Thursday night. Four of Reese's family members attended the game. Upload pictures you took at the game in the photo box above.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Pens recalled defenseman Dylan Reese Wednesday night from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton It was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero, an Upper St. Clair resident.
Executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero, of Upper St. Clair, announced Wednesday night that the Pittsburgh Penguins recalled defenseman Dylan Reese Wednesday night from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The roster move came a short time after the Pens traded defenseman Ben Lovejoy to Anaheim in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2014. Reese, 28, spent the entire season with WBS, scoring with 15 points in 39 AHL games, according to the Pittsburgh Penguins website. A 6-foot, 205-pound defenseman, Reese had appeared in 74 career NHL games with the New York Islanders. He was originally drafted by the New York Rangers after playing hockey at Harvard. In a prior interview with Patch, Reese said his love for hockey began on the streets of …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The drink and food specials offered during Pittsburgh Penguins games.
Sports bars in and near Upper St. Clair are happy to have the Pittsburgh Penguins playing again after the long lockout, despite Wednesday night's loss. "We are extremely happy that the Penguins are playing again. There was a real void in the Pittsburgh sporting world. We definitely saw a difference in our night bar business once the college football season ended. We get an enthusiastic crowd for the Pens games," said Barbara Joyce of Stonepepper's Grill. Stonepepper's doesn't have any specific special for Pens games, but they do have a special for every night of the week. For the next Pens game on Friday night, the special is Sam Adams Seasonal 16-ounce drafts for $3.50 and the 23-ounce drafts for $4.50; Sam Adams bottles for $3.50; and …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
How to get a free sweet treat!
Eat’n Park is giving guests something to smile about today—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 attires 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 Wednesday at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the one at South Hills Village in Bethel Park.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Parking will be restricted on Potomac Avenue in Dormont today, Friday, after 3 p.m. due to a celebrity event at Hollywood Theater.
A celebrity event Friday night at Dormont's Hollywood Theater is exciting for the borough, but it caused a few parking headaches on Friday morning. Parking meters are bagged on Potomac Avenue between Sugar Cafe and Potomac Bakery. The spaces are reserved for a celebrity event and showing of the film "Christmas in Compton" at Hollywood Theater on Friday night. Parking will be allowed at the meters until 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. The spaces are reserved after 3 p.m., and violaters will be towed. Dormont police Sgt. James Burke said the police know the parking situation is inconveninet for local businesses. He said the police are doing everything they can to accomodate the event, the business owners and their customers. This type of event is…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis attracted a large crowd at the new Dick's Sporting Goods store.
Hundreds of fans wearing their black and gold best were on hand as "The Bus" rolled into town Saturday afternoon. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis signed autographs at the new Dick's Sporting Goods store at South Hills Village. Some fans camped out in front of the store overnight to ensure an autograph wristband. Rick DeBenedetto, a self-proclaimed "big Bettis fan," said he showed up at the store at about 5 a.m. after driving into town on Friday from Rochester, NY. "I just always liked the way he played," he said. Heather Yee, of Dormont, brought her son and nephew to meet Bettis. Dick's employees allowed them to stand in the front of the line because her son, Brandon, lives with autism. "Things are very challenging for him, so this…