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Crosby Goes for Hat Trick at NHL Awards

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:35pm
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will go for the proverbial award hat trick at Tuesday’s NHL Award Show in Las Vegas. Crosby, 26, is looking to take home the Art Ross Trophy (scoring champion), Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) and ...

Penguins to Host the Anaheim Ducks in the 2014-15 Regular-Season Opener Thursday, October 9 at CONSOL Energy Center

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 4:00pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins will open the 2014-15 regular season on Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. Two days later the Penguins hit the road for the first time when they face the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 ...

Penguins Employees Give Back by Building Playground

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:44pm
Pittsburgh Penguins staff members took a “recess” from work on Friday – to build a playground at Weil Elementary School in the Hill District. Over 40 Penguins employees (including Iceburgh) teamed up with volunteers from the Dr Pepper Snapple G...

Penguins Open Preseason September 22 Against Detroit at CONSOL Energy Center

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 2:30pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins will open the 2014 preseason on Monday, September 22 when they host the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center in a game that will be broadcast locally on Pittsburgh’s CW (WPCW). The Penguins play their sec...

Moby Geno

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:30am

Karmanos' First Priority is Analytics

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:36pm
After finishing his college hockey career at Harvard, the Pittsburgh Penguins invited Jason Karmanos to attend their training camp back in 1996. “It was the thrill of a lifetime, quite honestly,” Karmanos smiled. “To get the invite and be on th...

Jason Karmanos Named VP of Hockey Operations

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am
Jason Karmanos has been named Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford. Karmanos, 40, will assist Rutherford in all aspects of hockey...

Guerin Perfect Fit for New Role

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:00am
Former Penguins defenseman Hal Gill once joked that when Bill Guerin was around his four children – daughters Kayla, Grace and Lexi and son Liam – he wasn’t quite sure just who the parent was, as the hilarious and affable Guerin was pretty good at...

Lemieux's Impact Beyond Everybody's Wildest Dreams

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 11:00am
ROOT SPORTS play-by-play announcer Paul Steigerwald – then the Penguins director of marketing – was at the Montreal Forum the day Pittsburgh drafted Mario Lemieux first overall, and picked him up from the airport a few days later when the teenager...

Lemieux Foundation Making Incredible Impact

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:00am
In January 1993, Mario Lemieux was in the midst of the greatest season of his career – which is saying a lot, considering the number of incredible campaigns he put together. He racked up 104 points in just 40 games and on pace to establish a new N...

Le Grand Lemieux

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:00am
This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 2, 1984. It was written by Tom McMillan, who currently serves as Penguins VP of communications. LAVAL, Quebec – Mario Lemieux has the puck now, and 4,000 French Canadians ...

Lists: Lemieux's Top 10 Career Highlights

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:00am
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the day Mario Lemieux became a Pittsburgh Penguin and changed the course of franchise history forever. On June 9, 1984 the Penguins selected the 18-year-old Montreal, Quebec native first overall at the NHL Draft...

Lemieux Gives Pens Sign of Hope

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:00am
This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 20, 1984. It was written by Tom McMillan, who currently serves as Penguins VP of communications. --- He stood there, finally, with a Penguin on his chest, smiling, saying ...

Jim Rutherford and David Morehouse Transcript: 6-6-14

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:41pm
New Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford and president/CEO David Morehouse addressed the media this afternoon. Here is the full transcript... David Morehouse: Good afternoon. Thanks for coming on such short notice. On behalf of our owners, M...

Rutherford Fortunate to Have Talented Young Support Staff

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:22pm
The Penguins’ newly announced management team is a terrific blend of veteran experience and promising young talent. New Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford, who had spent the last 20 years in that same role with the Carolina/Hartford franch...

Timeline: GM Search Lands on Rutherford

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:45pm
The Penguins search for a new general manager lasted 22 days and landed on former Hartford/Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford. The Penguins had an initial list of 30 candidates. They interviewed 22. Nine were brought into Pittsburgh to person...

Rutherford's Vision Starts Down the Middle

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:39pm
What would it take for Jim Rutherford to consider being a general manager in the NHL again after stepping down from that same role with the Carolina Hurricanes five weeks ago? Getting his dream job with a particular franchise. That’s what Ru...

7 Takeaways from Rutherford's Hire

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:50pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced several moves to their hockey operations front office this afternoon. Jim Rutherford was named as the Penguins new general manager. Jason Botterill was promoted to associate general manager, while Tom Fitzgerald a...

Bylsma Relieved of Duties as Penguins Head Coach

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 1:00pm
Dan Bylsma has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford. Bylsma had coached the Penguins for five-plus seasons, compiling a recor...

Botterill Promoted to Associate General Manager; Guerin, Fitzgerald Named Assistant GMs

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 1:00pm
Jason Botterill has been promoted to Associate General Manager and Bill Guerin and Tom Fitzgerald have been named Assistant General Managers of the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rut...

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