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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Old jerseys for New Jersey

The Pens have scrapped the retro blue for the rest of the season.

The Penguins were schedule to wear the alternate jerseys at least one more game on April 1 against New Jersey, but a team spokesperson has said that the team will use the traditional black and (vegas) gold for the rest of the year.

The team will also scrap the special third jersey logo puck that was used in the ten games that the blue uniforms were used.

Editor's note: Story has been confirmed by Dave Molinari.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

For 29, 3/25 = 0

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 31 shots from the Calgary Flames to earn his 15th career shutout.

For the last three years, Fleury has earned a shutout on this date.

In 2008, Fleury made 31 saves against the New Jersey Devils to earn his 11th career shutout.

On this date in 2007 Fleury stopped all 29 shots to pick up his seventh shutout of the season in a 5-0 win over Boston.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Shaler Wins Class AAA Peguins Cup

Seneca Valley's run of two consecutive overtime wins came to an end when Shaler sophomore Shane Shiring scored in the second overtime to push the Shaler Titans over Seneca Valley, 3-2.

Shaler advances to play LaSalle in the Class AAA Final at 4 p.m. on Saturday in West Chester.

Planets Align: Mars Wins "A" Penguins Cup

The Mars Planets defeated the Bishop McCort Crushers, 3-2, in the Class A Penguins Cup Finals.

Mars had goals from Mike Mazzotta, Brady Sipe and Andrew Santa.

Bishop McCort's goals were scored by Matthew Holtz and Dane Domonkos.

Mars advances to play Bayard Rustin in the Class A Final at 11 a.m. on Saturday in West Chester.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Wildcats Strike: Greater Latrobe Wins "AA" Penguins Cup

Latrobe continued a perfect season and won their second consecutive AA Penguins Cup by defeating the Montour Spartans, 3-0.

Latrobe had goals from Ryan LaDuke, Tyler Berger and Jayson Angus while goalie Nick Loyacona stopped 39 shots for the shutout.

The Wildcats, Section 4 champions, have only allowed 35 goals all season en route to a 22-0-0 season.

Latrobe faces Flyers Cup champion Council Rock South (18-5-1) on Saturday in West Chester to decide the state championship.

Friday, March 20, 2009

The music's over: Vince Lascheid

Vince Lascheid, longtime organist for the Penguins and Pittsburgh Pirates has died at the age of 85.

Lascheid entertained the fans at the Civic Arena from 1970 through 2003.

It would be a nice tribute to Vince if the Mellon Arena played all organ music tonight against the Kings, or no music at all.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Pittsburgh Amateur Penguins Girls win Championship

Pittsburgh Amateur Penguins Girls win first ever tier II District Championship with a 16-1 win over Columbus..

Pittsburgh Amateur Penguins Stats from the championship Game Sunday
Everyone Skater had a goal and the goalie collect a point.

F Morgan Becer "C" 3 goals 3 assist
F Traic Judge "A" 5 goals 2 assist
F Kelsey Hickey 1 goal 8 assist
F Lauren Lehman 1 goal 5 assist
F Linn Hansen 3 goals 2 assist
D Ashley Lindey 1 goal 1 assist
D Emily Levesque "A" 1 goal
D Michelle Daley 1 goal
G Samantha Zukowski 1 assist