2nd PERIOD – The Pittsburgh Penguins lead the San Jose Sharks, 2-0, in Game 1. The Pens have goals from Bryan Rust (6) and Conor Sheary (3).

Pittsburgh Hockey History Made on May 30th…

1929 – Pittsburgh Hornets center Jackie Leclair was born.
1971 – Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Jiri Slegr was born.
1992 – Penguins goalie Tom Barrasso stopped 27 shots from the Chicago in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, for his second post-season shutout with Pittsburgh.

2009 – The Penguins lost to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. It marked the fourth appearance in the Final for the Pens.
2016 – The Pittsburgh Penguins host the San Jose Sharks for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the first ever played at CONSOL Energy Center.

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Pittsburgh’s Yellow Jackets dominated the amateur ranks of North America and won championships in 1924 and 1925, then morphed into Pittsburgh’s first NHL team.

Pittsburgh Pirates (NHL)

Steel Town’s first entry in the National Hockey League. The franchise barely survived five years of sub-par hockey, but were doomed by the Great Depression.

Pittsburgh Shamrocks

The Shamrocks lasted only one year. A scrappy team, beset with money problems, ironically had their fate sealed when the 1936 St. Patrick’s Day flood crippled the city. LEARN MORE

Pittsburgh Hornets

“The Wasps,” and gave the city 26 years of professional hockey excitement at Duquesne Gardens and Civic Arena, before giving way to the Penguins. LEARN MORE

Pittsburgh Knights

Pittsburgh’s entry into the Mid Atlantic Hockey League, where the Rizzo brothers played with football star Johnny Unitas. LEARN MORE

Pittsburgh Phantoms

They played in the Roller Hockey International League in 1994 and featured Hall of Famers and the first woman to play professional hockey in Pittsburgh.

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