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Special Game Puck for tonight’s game

The Pittsburgh Penguins will use this design on the official game pucks for tonight the they raise the 2016 Stanley Cup Championship banners. We just realized that we are four pucks short in our timeline, but we'll update that page soon. Take a look at some of the pucks and special issue pucks that the [...]

By | 2016-10-13T18:10:05+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Pittsburgh Hockey History|0 Comments

A look at Penguins First NHL Goals

Oskar Sundqvist is the fifth Pittsburgh Penguins' rookie to score his first NHL goal this season. Sundqvist's first goal happened today as he scored an unassisted, short-handed goal against the New York Islander's Jean-Francois Berube. The Penguins have had at least one player score their first NHL goal in every season since they entered the [...]

By | 2016-04-02T13:55:55+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

Design Flaw with Penguins 50th Anniversary Logo?

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Penguins franchise being awarded by the NHL. The NHL announced that it would double in size on Feb. 9, 1966. Pittsburgh joined the league with the Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, Minnesota North Stars and Oakland Seals. The Pittsburgh Penguins today unveiled the logo for [...]

Winter Storm Jonas May Jeopardize Pens – Caps Game

The impending snowstorm in the Nation's capital could hamper the Penguins travel plans, or force the cancellation of a game against Washington Capitals. The Penguins are scheduled to play on at the Verizon Center in Washington on Sunday at 12:35. The team can't travel earlier to beat the storm because they host the Vancouver Canucks [...]

By | 2016-01-21T22:17:58+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Pittsburgh Hockey History|0 Comments

Rare Penalty Shot Decides Game

Winnipeg Jets' Bryan Little scored on his first career penalty shot to help the Jets defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 1-0, tonight in Winnipeg. It was the fourth time in NHL history that a game was decided by a single, penalty shot goal and the second time the Penguins fell victim to the rare 1-0 feat. [...]

By | 2015-12-28T15:22:56+00:00 December 27th, 2015|Pittsburgh Hockey History|0 Comments