OTHER TEAMS

OTHER TEAMS

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Pro hockey started here

 Pittsburgh deserves some of the credit for being the birthplace of pro hockey.
Harry Peel admitted that he was paid $35 a week to play in a local amateur league in 1901.
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Yellow Jackets

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.  LEARN MORE [/one_fourth][one_fourth]

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.
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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
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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.
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Pittsburgh Knights

 Pittsburgh’s entry into the Mid Atlantic Hockey League, where the Rizzo brothers played with football star Johnny Unitas.
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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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College & High School

 Here’s where you’ll find links to all of the youth, high school and college teams that call Western Pennsylvania home. Don’t see your team listed? Let us know!
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