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Columbus, Pittsburgh hockey fans build rivalry

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park New Service: Kyle Roman pulled no punches when asked what he thought of the Columbus Blue Jackets. “Add them to the list of rivals we’ll destroy,” Roman, 16, said. Mike Kepler is a Columbus native enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Currently stationed in St. Louis, he has to follow his Blue Jackets from... Read More

What to watch: Pirates or Penguins?

By Trever Sheets, Point Park News Service: Chris White plans to watch the Pirates while catching glimpses of the Penguins when he can. There is no doubt in Joe Komar’s mind either that he will be watching the Pirates’ playoff game instead of the Penguins’ home opener. They are among thousands of fans faced with the rare situation: The Pirates... Read More

NHL lockout sends fans back to college

By Megan Guza Point Park News Service Aaron Troy’s eyes never leave the ice as a Robert Morris University forward grabs a rebound and slides the puck past the Bentley University goalie. It’s not a Sidney Crosby backhander, but Troy will take it. “It’s not the best hockey, but it’s hockey,” he said. Troy, like all National Hockey League fans,... Read More

Robert Morris alumni chases NHL dream

By Stevie Watson Point Park News Service Watching Mario Lemieux bring home Lord Stanley’s Cup to the City of Pittsburgh over two decades ago incited Denny Urban’s passion for hockey. It started in the Pittsburgh youth leagues, cultivated into a successful high school career, through coveted positions in hockey’s junior leagues, and eventually to Robert Morris University, where he earned... Read More