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On September 17, 1961, the world's first retractable dome stadium opened in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally built as an opera venue, it also hosted boxing, concerts and other entertainment events - with the roof open whenever the weather permitted.
Which is why it should come as no surprise that, at a retirement party for former NHL player Marco Sturm over the summer, Penguins prospect Tom Kuhnhackl got the opportunity to introduce himself to a few fellow Germans in the organization - forward Marcel Goc and defenseman Christian Ehrhoff . "I walked down to the locker room after the game," Kuhnhackl explained.
All Pens regulars skating at Consol. Pens prospects last game of the London tourney on tap today.
Apr 26, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner and center Ryan Johansen celebrate a goal by Jenner against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in game five of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs.
Since having shoulder surgery in May, most assumed Olli Maatta wouldn't be ready to start the season in time. He looks good in informal practices and might be medically cleared.
When the Penguins prospects' optional practice ended Monday, coach John Hynes still hadn't decided who will be in goal for their tournament finale today at Budweiser Gardens. But regardless of whether he chooses Matt Murray or Tristan Jarry - or decides to have them split the game - this much is certain: Whoever plays likely will be getting his final opportunity to impress coaches and management in a game situation this fall.
HI, COME IN. IMAGINE DR WELL RING, YOU OPEN THE DOOR AND THERE'S A PENG WIN ON THE OTHER SIDE BARING GIFTS AND A TASTE OF WHAT'S AHEAD WHEN THE PENGUINS GET BACK ON THE ICE.
Rangers center J.T. Miller looks on against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period of Game 3 of a second-round layoff hockey series at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 5, 2014. With veteran center Brad Richards bought out and now a member of the Blackhawks, and the Rangers set on the first and second lines with centers Derek Stepan and Derick Brassard, a pivotal roster question is whether J.T. Miller can prove himself capable of centering a third line.
When the Predators aquired James Neal you could hear a collective gasp resonating through the hockey world. Nashville traded for a goal scorer.
The Pens are currently taking part in the annual rookie tournament in London, Ontario. After two games, they are 2-0-0.
The NHL tracks a good deal of information that isn't readily available to the public, such as shot distance, shot type, and even relative shot location. It is all information that can be found, but it usually wasn't available in an easily accessible database.
"He's been impressive," said John Hynes, who is coach of the Penguins ' minor league team in Wilkes-Barre and who is running their bench in this tournament. Sundqvist's size -- he is 6 feet 3, 209 pounds -- is an obvious asset; his wingspan is especially valuable when killing penalties and playing in his defensive zone.
The Senators' opened the rookie tournament in front of a sparse gathering on a perfect afternoon for a snooze at the Budweiser Gardens with a disappointing 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh's Jean-Sebastien Dea beat Ottawa goalie Chris Driedger on the power play with 18 seconds left in the third after the Senators blew a two-goal third period lead.
Mar 30, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and Chicago Blackhawks left wing Teuvo Teravainen chase the puck during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 4-1.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:20 am
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