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25h Annual Pittsburgh Penguin Run and Family Walk

By Hannah Walden, Point Park News Service The sixth annual Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6k Run and Family Walk took place on Oct. 14 starting outside of PPG Paints Arena at the People’s Gate. The walk paid tribute to Mario Lemieux, a former Pittsburgh Penguin who wore the number 66. Proceeds from the event went to the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the... Read More

Q&A: Off the ice with Penguins’ Tom McMillan

By Phillip Poupore, Point Park News Service: Tom McMillan has made a career out of taking gambles. The vice president of communications for the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team began his career working as a sports reporter for several Pittsburgh newspapers, including the Tribune-Review and the Post-Gazette. He covered the local teams, as well as events including the NBA Finals and the... Read More

Penguins reach out to new generation of fans

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: For the categories of fan relations, fan appreciation and stadium experience, ESPN The Magazine’s 2013 Ultimate Team Standings ranked the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 1 in the National Hockey League. When it comes to fan relations specifically, the Pens rank second only to basketball’s Memphis Grizzlies, out of 122 professional sports teams examined. As... 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