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Tuesday September 2 2014
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Jim Rutherford has been hired as new GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Dan Bylsma has been relieved of his duties as head coach.

Rutherford, 65, was general manager of the Carolina/Hartford franchise for 20 years and led the Carolina Hurricanes to the Stanley Cup in 2006.

06/06/2014 - 13:06
PSR Staff
Justin Williams scored early in overtime as the Kings beat the Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 to take a 1-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

The Kings have lost the first game of each series throughout the playoffs so far and it looked like the New York Rangers intended to continue that streak after winger Benoit Pouliot scored on a...

06/04/2014 - 23:28
Andrew Choynowski
When Sidney Crosby became the youngest captain ever to hoist hockey’s Holy Grail in June of 2009, the only problem facing the Penguins seemed to be a lack of available space in the trophy case.

How many Stanley Cups will Crosby’s Penguins pile up? Is this the NHL’s next dynasty? These were legitimate questions pondered by hockey pundits.

06/01/2014 - 23:07
Matt Jacobs
The NHL salary cap is rumored to be as high as $71 million in 2014-15, which could be a major factor in how the Penguins approach the offseason.

The biggest potential free agent losses for the Penguins this upcoming offseason are do-it-all forward Jussi Jokinen and top-four defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen.

05/22/2014 - 09:15
Tony DeFazio
The Pittsburgh Penguins have fired general manager Ray Shero. Head coach Dan Bylsma and the entire coaching staff will be evaluated by the new GM.

Ray Shero has been relieved of his duties as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was announced today by co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle.

05/16/2014 - 11:40
PSR Staff
Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves as the Rangers beat the Penguins 2-1 in Game 7, capping their rally from a 3-1 series deficit and ousting the Penguins from the playoffs.

Despite a raucous home crowd, despite outshooting their opponents 36-20, despite 38-30 edge in faceoffs – another Penguins season ended on a disappointing note.

05/13/2014 - 22:19
Dan Sostek
The salary cap era in the NHL means that every team has to change personnel every season. With several unrestricted free agents on the docket this summer—and the possibility of even greater turnover than the team has seen in some time—many eyes are turned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to produce next years’ Penguins.

If there’s one position where the Penguins continue to have quality organizational depth, it’s defense.

05/12/2014 - 15:21
Nate Marsh
The Rangers scored two first-period goals and Henrik Lundqvist stoned the Penguins as New York forced a Game 7 with a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.

Those who claim momentum doesn't carry over from game-to-game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs--and that's a pretty large club--must have missed the opening 10 minutes of Game 6 of the Eastern...

05/11/2014 - 22:11
Tony DeFazio
Friday night New York looked like they were playing for their playoff lives. A dominating two-goal first period followed by an impressive second frame counter attack was good enough to send the teams back to the Big Apple on Sunday. Derick Brassard scored a pair of goals and Henrik Lundqvist denied 31 shots for a 5-1 Blueshirts win.

Marc-Andre Fleury faced a flurry of shots over the game's first twenty minutes.

05/09/2014 - 21:42
Joel Peretic
Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist to lead a dominant Pittsburgh attack as the Penguins beat the Rangers 4-2 to take a 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals

Malkin, skating often with Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz, got the scoring started early for Pittsburgh.

05/07/2014 - 22:30
Dan Sostek
Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
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Quarterback Amos Luptak ran 7 yards for a TD with a second left and Quaker Valley beat Keystone Oaks 25-19 in the CoGo's Feature Matchup Friday night.
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McKeesport rode junior running back Khaleke "Hit Man" Hudson to a romp over visiting Connellsville, as the 6-foot-0, 210-pounder rumbled for 340 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 36-7 rout.
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When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
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Pitt head coach Paul Chryst talked with the media last month in Greensboro, NC, and previewed the Panthers' upcoming about the upcoming season.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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