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Pens Elite Host Third Annual Icebreaker Tournament

NHL.com Friday marked the start of the third annual PPE Icebreaker Tournament presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods. The tournament, hosted by the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite AAA hockey organization, will...
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Penguins confident Pouliot will be healthy, ready for camp

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — A year ago, it was Olli Maatta receiving a steady workload on the Penguins’ blue line as a rookie defenseman. This season, first-year coach Mike ...
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Penguins Invite 24 Players to Participate in a Rookie Tournament September 13-16 in London, Ontario

NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins have invited 24 prospects to participate in a rookie tournament September 13-16 in London, Ontario, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager...
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Checking In: Scott Wilson

NHL.com The 2013-14 season was a big one for Penguins 2011 NHL Draft pick Scott Wilson. Wilson appeared in 31 games for University of Massachusetts-Lowell, helping that squad win the Hockey East...
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Penguins GM insists coach Johnston was no afterthought

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — It took Jim Rutherford a minute, but he finally figured out how to operate the electric blinds in his new office at Consol Energy Center. ...
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Penguins alumni rally to help Mitch Wilson, who is fighting ALS

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Troy Loney played with and against some of the toughest men to come through the NHL, famed fighters Jay Caufield and Stu Grimson among them. ...
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Penguins' alumni view change as major positive

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Denis Herron was a rookie with the Penguins in 1972 when an older goaltender “showed me the ropes a little bit.” That was Jim Rutherford.
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Pens Alumni Do ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Honor of Former Teammate Mitch Wilson

NHL.com At this year’s Penguins Alumni Charity Golf Classic, the players’ minds were on their old friend and teammate Mitch Wilson, who was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis...
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Rutherford Among Pens Alumni at Charity Classic

NHL.com It’s been a hectic summer for Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford, so he took a much needed day away from the office on Tuesday to participate in the Alumni Charity Golf Classic presented by...
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Penguins coach says team needs to ‘lessen the load’ on Sidney Crosby

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Mike Johnston understands that much of his success as coach of the Penguins will hinge on the performances of franchise centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni ...
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Penguins coach Mike Johnston takes a closer look

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Mike Johnston has spent more than a little time in his first two months as coach of the Penguins watching video from their 2013-14 season.
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Penguins assistants receive duties

Pittsburgh Tribune (Josh Yohe) — Penguins coach Mike Johnston has given his staff its responsibilities. While Johnston will be heavily involved in all aspects of the Penguins this season — ...
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Pens’ Johnston hopes to `lessen the load’ for Crosby

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Making life easier for captain Sidney Crosby is a top priority for first-year Penguins coach Mike Johnston. Coming off a postseason in which Crosby scored ...
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Former Penguin Morozov Announces Retirement

NHL.com Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur was probably pleased to hear that former Penguin Aleksey Morozov announced his retirement on Sunday.In an interview with Dan Patrick that was published in...
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Checking In: Oskar Sundqvist

NHL.com During development camp the Penguins prospects get the chance to train on and off the ice, work with the coaching staff and establish themselves as players. And Swedish center Oskar Sundqvist...
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Rossi: Time with Penguins taught Bylsma importance of stability

Pittsburgh Tribune (Rob Rossi) — The annual lunch was later this summer than usual. When it finally occurred last week, one of us was late by half an hour. The ...
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Pens Foundation Provides Backpacks Filled with School Supplies to Local Students

NHL.com As the end of August approaches, kids across the country are enjoying the last days of summer and getting ready to go back to school. But unfortunately, not every child can afford a backpack and...
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Checking In: Jake Guentzel

NHL.com Forward Jake Guentzel returned to Pittsburgh for prospect development camp this summer after playing his first season for the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Guentzel said he was pleased with how...
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Checking In: Josh Archibald

NHL.com Penguins prospect Josh Archibald returned to Pittsburgh this summer for the annual development camp after completing a stellar junior season with the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO). The...
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Blog Articles

Vacation post - 09-01-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 27th birthday to former Penguins forward Harry Zolnierczyk ( above ). A free agent signing last season, Zolnierczyk career with ...
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Vacation post - 08-31-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -No birthdays today. - Today's Obligatory video: The tragic "X Generation:" {youtube}7vB3hBWgo0E{/youtube}
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Vacation post - 08-30-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 73rd birthday to former Penguins all-star forward and former Pittsburgh Hornet Lowell MacDonald ( right ). Claimed from the Kings ...
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Vacation post - 08-29-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Today would've been the 95th birthday of former Penguins general manager and Pittsburgh Hornets goaltender, head coach and general manager ...
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Rookie tournament roster/schedule

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — See yinz in London. OK, OK, Ontario. For the Penguins’ rookie tournament with the Senators, the Maple Leafs and the Blackhawks. The team will play three games in four days Sept. 13-16, and...
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Vacation post - 08-28-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 82nd birthday to former Penguins and Pittsburgh Hornets forward Andy Bathgate ( right ). An all-star and former Hart Trophy winner ...
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Vacation post - 08-27-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 57th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Bob Gladney ( right ). A free agent signing in the 1983 offseason, Gladney ...
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Trottier back in coaching

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Got a chance to talk this morning with former Penguins center Bryan Trottier, who was hired a few weeks ago as an assistant coach with the Buffalo Sabres. Trottier is 58. His back and joints limit...
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Vacation post - 08-25-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 45th birthday to former Penguins forward Jamie Leach ( right ). A third-round pick in 1987, Leach, the son of ...
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Vacation post - 08-24-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 42nd birthday to former Penguins defenseman Ian Moran ( right ). A sixth-round pick in 1990, Moran spent parts of ...
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Vacation post - 08-23-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 39th birthday to former Penguins forward Jarkko Ruutu ( above ). A free agent signing in the 2006 offseason, Ruutu ...
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Vacation post - 08-22-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 62nd birthday to former Penguins forward George Ferguson ( right ). Acquired in the 1978 offseason along with Randy Carlyle ...
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Vacation post - 08-21-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 41st birthday to former Penguins forward Steve McKenna ( right ). One of the tallest players in franchise history at ...
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Vacation post - 08-20-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   -Happy 29th birthday to former Penguins forward Joe Vitale ( above ). A seventh-round pick in 2005, the great Joe Vitale ...
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Mackey: Ice Bucket Challenge

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — Well, there. That was cold. Colder than I expected, really. And, full disclosure, this is actually my second ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I did one Monday night, but realized I misspoke in the video....
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Vacation post - 08-19-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Happy 33rd birthday to former Penguins forward Taylor Pyatt . Acquired of waivers last season, Pyatt's Penguins career amounted to ...
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Vacation post - 08-18-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Today would've been the 73rd birthday of former Penguins all-star defenseman Bob Woytowich ( right ). Acquired in a trade prior ...
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Vacation post - 08-17-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) —   -Happy 56th birthday to former Penguins forward Rob Garner . A fifth-round pick in 1978, Garner's entire NHL career amounted ...
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More on Bennett, Zatkoff and Scuderi

Pittsburgh Tribune (Jason Mackey) — They’re people, too. That was one of my biggest takeaways from speaking with Beau Bennett, Jeff Zatkoff and Rob Scuderi Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at RMU Island Sports Center. OK, full...
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Vacation post - 08-16-14

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Seth Rorabaugh) — -Today would have been the 71st birthday of former Penguins forward Nick Harbaruk ( right ). Claimed from the Vancouver Canucks ...
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