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Sunday July 5 2015
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The 2014-15 hockey season began with Casey Bailey pulling his blue and white Penn State sweater over his shoulder pads, leading the Nittany Lions into battle in the Big 10. Bailey’s year ended with him trading one blue and white sweater for another.

The Alaska native was passed over in the NHL Draft despite a successful run in junior hockey with Omaha Lancers.

05/21/2015 - 15:02
Emily Stock
Was it the injuries, the pop-gun offense or questionable coaching that sent the Penguins to their sixth straight early dismissal from the postseason?

Trick question. All of the above.

05/14/2015 - 18:20
Matt Jacobs
Several Pittsburgh natives continue their climbs up the NHL ladder. Brandon Saad, J.T. Miller and John Gibson are still playing in the second-round of the postseason.

Brandon Saad is in his third year in the NHL playing left wing for the Chicago Blackhawks.

05/05/2015 - 09:59
Matthew DeTitta
Kevin Hayes scored in overtime and the Rangers‬ beat the ‪Penguins‬ 2-1 to take a 3-1 series lead.

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has probably already compiled a lengthy to-do list this offseason. He might want to consider making goal-scoring a point of emphasis.

04/22/2015 - 22:23
Matt Jacobs
Carl Hagelin and Marc Staal scored goals, Dan Girardi had two assists and the Rangers held off a late Penguins rally to win 2-1 in Game 3 of their best of seven Eastern Conference playoff series.

The Rangers scored one goal in each of the opening periods to take a 2-0 lead into the third.

04/20/2015 - 22:17
Tony DeFazio
It’s easy to keep tabs on the Penguins prospects who play for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Baby Pens of the American Hockey League.

Fans see them from time-to-time as they come to the NHL for brief appearances, before continuing to refine their game on the other end of the state.

04/20/2015 - 15:04
Emily Stock
Sidney Crosby scored twice, the ‪Penguins‬ killed 6 of 7 penalties and Pittsburgh evened their series with Rangers with a 4-3 win at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Chris Kunitz had the game-winning goal and two assists for the Penguins. Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury had 23 saves on 26 shots, while New York’s Henrik Lundqvist saved 18 of 22.

04/19/2015 - 00:17
Matthew DeTitta
Marc-Andre Fleury made 36 saves but the Penguins couldn't solve Henrik Lundqvist as the Rangers captured Game 1 with a 2-1 victory at Madison Square Garden.

Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonagh scored first-period goals for the Rangers and Lundqvist stopped 24 of the Penguins 25 shots as New York took a 1-0 series lead in the best of seven series of the...

04/16/2015 - 23:17
Tony DeFazio
Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux were 27. Jaromir Jagr was 20. Bobby Orr was 24.

When it comes to the greatest players in NHL history, there seems to be a limited window of opportunity to win the Stanley Cup.

04/12/2015 - 22:07
Matt Jacobs
Brandon Sutter scored twice as the ‪Penguins‬ clinched the playoffs for the ninth-straight year with a 2-0 win in Buffalo on the last day of the regular season.

Coming off a 3-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Friday night, the Penguins were looking to snap a five-game losing streak—and finally clinch a spot in the postseason—with a win in Buffalo on...

04/11/2015 - 21:24
Emily Stock
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Imagine this potentially disastrous scenario for the Pirates pitching staff: Veteran A.J. Burnett starts pitching like he's 38-years-old. That's it. That's the entire scenario.
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By nature, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not a patient man. Despite all arguments to the contrary.
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Bob Friend has not pitched in a major league game since 1966, but the ex-Pirates ace has kept himself quite busy in the nearly 50 years since he last pitched.
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CoGo's is proud to recognize Hempfield Area Senior High School track and field athlete Maddie Holmberg as the June 2015 High School Sports Unsung Hero award recipient.
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The draft and the bulk of free agency are behind us and NFL teams are headed toward OTA's and mini-camps. How do the 2015 Steelers look headed into offseason workouts?
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Franklin Regional sophomore Spencer Lee has a chance to be considered the best wrestler the WPIAL has seen since his hero, Cary Kolat, won four state titles with an undefeated record of 137-0 at Jefferson-Morgan in the early 90’s.
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It’s rare and exciting for fans of any sport to watch one transcendent player begin his career as a professional. This year, hockey fans may get to see two.
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