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Tuesday September 16 2014
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It has been five years since the Columbus Blue Jackets last made the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Wednesday night, they showed no signs of rust. The seventh seed posted three goals on Marc-Andre Fleury but were unable to top Brandon Sutter and the Penguins as Pittsburgh won the series opener 4-3.

The Penguins entered the night with 1,154 games of playoff experience. Columbus had just 251, but it was veteran Jack Johnson who scored the first goal of the game.

04/16/2014 - 22:14
Joel Peretic
Jason Spezza's shootout goal lifted the Ottawa Senators over the Penguins 3-2 in the regular-season finale. The Penguins open the playoffs on Wednesday with 7th seed Columbus visiting the second-seeded Pittsburgh.

Whoever said this game doesn’t matter forgot to tell Penguins like Chuck Kobasew and Tanner Glass.

04/13/2014 - 23:42
Nate Marsh
Philadelphia's Mark Streit scored in overtime and the Flyers continued to own the Penguins in Pittsburgh with a 4-3 win at CONSOL Energy Center on Saturday afternoon.

James Neal recorded a goal and two assists and Kris Letang scored a goal of his own in the last minute of regulation to send the game into overtime, but the outcome was the same as its been nine...

04/12/2014 - 18:03
Nate Marsh
The Penguins took care of more than just the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night, they also may have avoided a potentially worrisome first round playoff matchup with the club. By defeating the storied franchise 4-3 in a shootout, Pittsburgh helped their chances of securing a opening post-season series against the Columbus Blue Jackets this Spring.

Sporting a perfect regular season record against the Buckeye state's best, a series against Columbus would work nicely for the Penguins.

04/09/2014 - 22:11
Joel Peretic
Vokoun set to begin rehab assignment in AHL

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang, 26, will return to the lineup Wednesday night when the Penguins host the Detroit Red Wings at CONSOL Energy Center. Letang suffered a stroke 10 weeks ago.

04/09/2014 - 13:27
PSR Staff
A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.

St. Louis Blues

04/09/2014 - 09:27
Carley Thieret
The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.

Here are four other Penguins whose postseason play will be crucial in determining how deep the Penguins can advance in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

04/07/2014 - 22:45
Nate Marsh
Jussi Jokinen scored the shootout game-winner, Brandon Sutter added 2 goals & Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 39 shots to lead the Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 #Pens

Prior to their late-night puck drop against Colorado Sunday, four of the Penguins’ top contributors were diagnosed with minor injuries restricting their availability, causing many Penguins fans to...

04/06/2014 - 22:56
Ryan Bertonaschi
Chris Kunitz scored the only goal as the Carolina Hurricanes dumped the Penguins 4-1 at CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night.

Sidney Crosby scored his 100th point of the season when he assisted on Kunitz’s goal, but that was all there was to smile about for the home team.

04/01/2014 - 23:42
Nate Marsh
Sidney Crosby scored a pair of third-period goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 Sunday night at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby's two goals came in the final five minutes in a physical battle between two injury-riddled teams that saw the Blackhawks take another hit, in addition to their third consecutive loss.

03/30/2014 - 22:27
Tony DeFazio
I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.
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Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2014 season ended last Saturday much the same way their season started in the spring. With lots of promise, with much anticipation, but in the end, in a disappointing finish.
Feature FourSports Bites
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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