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Disco Dan Returns to Pittsburgh (former coaches records)

Former Penguins coach Dan Bylsma brings his new team, the Buffalo Sabres, to Pittsburgh to face Mike Johnston tomorrow night at the CONSOL Energy Center. It’s the second time a former Pens coach faced his coaching replacement. Byslma took over for Michel Therrien on Feb. 15, 2009 and went on to lead the Penguins to [...]

By | 2015-10-29T10:42:18+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

RIP – Jimmy Roberts, former Pens’ asst. coach

Former Penguins assistant coach Jimmy Roberts died today after battling cancer. He was 75. Roberts, won five Stanley Cup rings as an all-star as a defenseman with the Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues, served as an assistant with the Penguins from 1984 through 1987, under head coach Bob Berry. He also served as a head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, [...]

By | 2016-10-09T19:48:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

Pittsburgh Penguins change to Red, White & Blue

U.S., Eh? For the first time in franchise history the majority of players on the Pittsburgh Penguins' are American-born. Of the 23 players on the "Opening Day Playing Roster," 13 were born in the United States. The next nation in line is Canada, with five players. The first U.S.-born player on the team was Wayne [...]

By | 2016-10-09T19:52:55+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Pittsburgh Hockey History|0 Comments