| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Eric Hartzell had a 4 1/2-acre pond in his backyard growing up in Minnesota. His dad, Kevin, would wake up on frigid Saturday mornings, look out the window and there was Eric, skating around by himself, not as a goalie, just skating and skating,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:33 PM
PITTSBURGH — Cheerleaders and a pep band as soon as they stepped off the plane. A police escort on the ride in from the airport. Their school’s logo plastered about eight feet wide across the Consol Energy Center atrium. NHL ice awaiting for...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Moments after a handful of Boston College players had finished their NCAA media session last weekend in Providence, they heard a commotion and rushed to watch a replay on a writer's laptop.
"Whoa!" yelled one of the Eagles. "Wow!" yelled another. "Who...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:24 AM
The Parkland ice hockey team lost its first game of the season on Tuesday night. Unfortunately, that loss came in the Flyers Cup Division AA final. The Trojans (20-1-1) fell to Cherokee, N.J., 6-3, at the Warwick Ice Arena. But the team isn't done. They...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:03 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kunitz planted himself in the crease, bent over, put his stick on the ground and waited.
Even as a New York Islanders defenseman leaned on the Pittsburgh Penguins forward trying to nudge him away from goaltender...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:40 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored less than 2 minutes apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Monday night.
Chris Kunitz added his 12th of the season for...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Moulson scored a goal and assisted on another, Evgeni Nabokov stopped 37 shots and the New York Islanders dominated the listless Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Tuesday night.
John Tavares scored for the second...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:20 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hold off on the confetti making. Don't start looking for a good seat along the Stanley Cup parade route. Don't bother trying to pick a spot in the Consol Energy Center rafters for the next championship banner to hang.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:27 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James van Riemsdyk scored twice, James Reimer stopped 28 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs raced past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Clarke MacArthur, Mikhail Grabovski and Tyler Bozak also scored for the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:04 PM
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Brooks Orpik had a good reason to head back to Pittsburgh after spending the first three months of the NHL lockout in Massachusetts, and the Penguins defenseman insists it had nothing to do with optimism he and the rest of his...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Every now and then we'll offer a lunch-time gathering of news and links related to sports business:
Jack Lambert of the Baltimore Business Journal wrote last week that the Ravens quietly unveiled a $250,000 makeover of the general concession stand...