Pittsburgh Hockey History

Former Penguins’ defenseman Zarley Zalapksi, dies at 49

Former Penguins defenseman Zarley Zalapski has died at the age of 49. Zalapksi was Pittsburgh's fourth overall pick in the 1986 entry draft. Zalapki played in 190 regular season games and 11 playoff games for Pittsburgh. On March 19, 1988, Zalapski's scored his first NHL goal against Philadelphia's Ron Hextall after being set up by [...]

Mark Recchi, the 17th Penguins member of the Hockey Hall of Fame

Mark Recchi will add to his NHL legacy when he is enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 13, 2017 . Recchi collected 1,533 points, which ranks 15th on the NHL's all-time list. Over seven seasons with the Penguins, he played in 418 regular season and playoff games, where he scored 154 goals and [...]

By |2017-11-13T07:10:22+00:00November 10th, 2017|2017-18, Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

Georges Laraque calls Pens ’embarrassment’ for planned White House visit

Former Pittsburgh Penguin Georges Laraque calls team 'embarrassment' for planned White House visit Source: Former Penguin calls team 'embarrassment' for planned White House visit - upgruv

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