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Penguins Acquire 2016 Third-Round Draft Pick

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:18pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired a 2016 third-round draft pick from Buffalo as compensation for the Sabres naming Dan Bylsma their head coach, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The pick...

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Donates $10,000 To Families of Two Fallen Police Officers

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:41pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is donating $10,000 to each of the families of two fallen police officers in the Western Pennsylvania area. Ligonier Township police Lt. Eric Eslary was killed in a head-on collision on May 5 when a van trave...

Penguins Foundation Donates More Than $764,000 From 50/50 Raffles During 2014-15 Season To Local Charities

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 3:45pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is donating more than $764,000 raised from its 50/50 raffles on game nights during the past season to local charitable organizations. Over $368,000 was awarded to local charities in February of 2015 in Phase O...

Ex-NHL Player Matt Herr Named Executive Director Of UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:34am
Matt Herr, who played seven years of professional hockey and most recently was a regional manager for USA Hockey’s American Development Model, has been named executive director and general manager of the new UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberr...

Johnstown Wins Title of First-Ever Kraft Hockeyville USA

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 1:00pm
In partnership with the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL), the inaugural Kraft Hockeyville USA contest captured the nation and ultimately named Johnstown, Pa., as the first-ever “Kraft Hockeyv...

SIDNEY CROSBY NAMED CAPTAIN OF CANADA’S NATIONAL MEN’S TEAM FOR 2015 IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:29pm
CALGARY, Alta. – Jim Nill, general manager of Canada’s National Men’s Team, announced Thursday, in collaboration with Hockey Canada, that Sidney Crosby (Cole Harbour, N.S./Pittsburgh, NHL) will serve as captain of Canada’s National Men’s Team at t...

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Completes Phase III of PensFIT Program

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 9:09am
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has provided free floor hockey equipment to more than 550 elementary and middle schools in 10 different counties since launching its PensFIT program in 2012. A first-of-its-kind program, PensFIT i...

Johnstown Advances to the Final Round of Kraft Hockeyville Contest

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:50pm
Johnstown’s Cambria County War Memorial has advanced to the final round of the Kraft Hockeyville contest, putting the town and rink that inspired the iconic film “Slap Shot” one step closer to the title of America’s most passionate hockey communit...

Penguins Re-Assign Forward Oskar Sundqvist to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:00am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Oskar Sundqvist from Skelleftea of the Swedish League to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. ...

Penguins Re-Assign Four Players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 12:21pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Scott Wilson and defensemen Derrick Pouliot, Taylor Chorney and Brian Dumoulin to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general ...

HOME OF “SLAP SHOT” ADVANCES TO THE FINAL ROUND OF KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE CONTEST

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:32pm
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Johnstown’s Cambria County War Memorial has advanced to the final round of the Kraft Hockeyville contest, putting the town and rink that inspired the iconic film “Slap Shot” one step closer to the title of America’s most passionat...

Penguins Re-Assign Scott Harrington to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:00pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned defenseman Scott Harrington to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by general manager Jim Rutherford. Harrington, 22, has spent a majority of the season with WBS, ...

Terry Kalna Joins Pittsburgh Penguins As Senior Vice President of Sales and Broadcasting

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:15pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Terry Kalna as Senior Vice President of Sales and Broadcasting, the team announced today. Kalna, 39, a native of Greensburg, has spent the past eight years as Managing Director of International Speedway Corpor...

Lemieux Foundation Announces Austin’s Playroom Trio of Bangles Bracelet for Mother’s Day!

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:03pm
PITTSBURGH — April 20, 2015 — The Mario Lemieux Foundation announced today they are offering an “Austin’s Playroom Trio of Bangles” Bracelet for Mother’s Day to benefit Austin’s Playroom Project. The trio of silver bangles handmade bracelets, cre...

Matt Murray, Jeff Zatkoff Win AHL’S Harry “Hap” Holmes Memorial Award

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 10:43pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Matt Murray and Jeff Zatkoff of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are the recipients of the Harry “Hap” Holmes Memorial Award for the 2014-15 season. Since 1972, the award has b...

Murray Named Winner of Baz Bastien Award

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:00pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with American Hockey League, announced today that goaltender Matt Murray has been voted the winner of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltende...

City, Penguins to Host Playoff Watch Parties for Round 1 Home Games

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:00am
PITTSBURGH, PA (April 16, 2015) - The City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Penguins will host watch parties for all Penguins home playoff games in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. In partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins, First Niagara,...

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Promotes Academic Achievement through Tablet Technology

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:58pm
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation’s Tablets in Education program has completed its second year for providing the latest in tablet technology for elementary school students in Allegheny County and the surrounding communities. To ...

Murray Named AHL’S Outstanding Rookie

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:00pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with American Hockey League, announced today that the goaltender Matt Murray has been voted the winner of the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rooki...

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