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Former Pittsburgh Hornets’ player Parker MacDonald dead at 84

Parker MacDonald, a center for the 1967 Calder Cup Champion Pittsburgh Hornets, has died. The former NHL regular, who played the majority of his career in the Original Six era, passed yesterday at the age of 84 in Connecticut. MacDonald started his career in the Ontario Hockey Association for the Toronto Marlboros in the 1951–52 season. He was a [...]

By |2017-10-01T00:56:18+00:00August 18th, 2017|Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Hornets|0 Comments

Penguins goalies that played one game, or less

Matt Murray will get his first start in goal for Pittsburgh tonight and earlier in the day the Penguins sent goaltender Mike Condon to the Ottawa Senators for a fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft. Condon was claimed off the waiver wire from the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 11 as a backup to Marc-Andre Fleury. Condon's only action [...]

By |2017-10-05T21:15:28+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

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+00:00October 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+00:00April 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 [...]