Tag: Pittsburgh Penguins

Penguins TV announcer lives his dream

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Penguins TV announcer lives his dream

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: In 1969, 16-year-old Paul Steigerwald went to almost three dozen Pittsburgh Penguins games for free because of a neighborhood connection with the new hockey club’s general manager. As he fell in love with the team on Pittsburgh ice and studied the game of hockey, he never guessed […]

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Penguins organist plays to the fans

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Penguins organist plays to the fans

By Zachary Weiss, Point Park News Service: Tim DeBacco was a boy with an organ and a dream. He wanted to perform the National Anthem at a major sporting event, but it was not until he reached his 20s when he was working as a public address announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates that they asked […]

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Penguins reach out to new generation of fans

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
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 […]

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What to watch: Pirates or Penguins?

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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 […]

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ROOT Sports’ Dan Potash: from Beverly Hills to The City of Champions

| November 30, 2012 | 2 Comments
ROOT Sports’ Dan Potash: from Beverly Hills to The City of Champions

By Stevie Watson Point Park News Service Growing up in Beverly Hills, ROOT Sports personality Dan Potash’s life did not compare to an episode of 90210. An only child to divorced parents, Potash lived in a humble apartment, eating frozen dinners and working an after school job. Though he had good friends, but he knew […]

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