1. 2011 Women's World Cup: U.S. Victory Honors 1999 World Cup Champions

    The United States Women's National team's dramatic defeat of Brazil in the 2011 Women's World Cup Quarterfinal gave Americans a reason to celebrate. The game was also a nod to the 1999 U...

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  2. Pittsburgh Penguins: Making Sense of the Jaromir Jagr, Max Talbot Fiasco

    Five days have passed since the opening day of free agency and Pittsburgh Penguins fans have had time to digest the images of former Penguins star Jaromir Jagr and fan favorite Max Talbot signing with sworn rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 5,088 reads 64 comments

  3. NHL Free Agency: Pittsburgh Penguins Could Be Victim to FA's Strong Performances

    As free agency nears, talks between Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Ray Shero and the team's restricted and unrestricted free agents have picked up, decisions are already being ...

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  4. Sidney Crosby vs Alex Ovechkin: The NHL's Clark Kent and Lex Luthor Rivalry

    Within each great rivalry is a great story, and superstars Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals have both inked stories in their ...

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  5. Pittsburgh Penguins: 8 Things That Must Change Next Season

    Last week, I compiled a list of eight things Pittsburgh Penguins have to look forward to next season in light of their quick exit from the 2011 NHL Playoffs. But with the good comes the bad...

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  6. NHL: League Enjoying Growth as Digital Involvement, Exposure Increases

    In an age of ever-growing technology, the NHL has smartly kept up with the online trends and as a result, is seeing incredible growth in its fanbase worldwide...

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  7. Pittsburgh Penguins: GM Ray Shero Is Right to Keep Jaromir Jagr in the Past

    Today, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Ray Shero announced to the media that former Penguin and current star in the Kontinental Hockey League Jaromir Jagr will not be joining ...

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  8. Pittsburgh Penguins: 8 Things to Look Forward to Next Season

    Almost two weeks have passed since Pittsburgh Penguins fans watched their team sputter to a miserable end when the Tampa Bay Lightning took Game 7 in the conference quarterfinals...

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  9. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins Have Plenty to Be Proud of This Season

    The closing article for a team freshly eliminated from the playoffs is just as terrible as giving up a 3-1 series lead to the lower seed...

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  10. NHL Playoffs 2011: Why Playoff Hockey Is the Greatest Competition in Sports

    The NHL and the rest of the hockey world may not receive the attention many national sports do, but it is one of the most competitive sports in the world...

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  11. NHL: 16 Signs You Might Be an Obsessed Hockey Fan

    Hockey fans are a special breed of human, and now that the 2011 NHL Playoffs are upon us, the crazy ones tend to come out of their shells. Some, however, are crazy all year round...

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  12. NHL: Sidney Crosby and 10 Key Players Who Shouldn't be Rushed Back From Injury

    The 2011 NHL playoffs are just around the corner, meaning injured players are doing their best to heal the bumps and bruises in the hopes of cracking the lineup. However, some players might want to think twice before rushing back...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 1,553 reads 15 comments

  13. Marc-Andre Fleury: 8 Things We've Learned About the Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie

    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is playing some of the best hockey of his professional career, and was recently rewarded with the team MVP award for his surgical performances lasting a good portion of the season...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 459 reads 25 comments

  14. Sidney Crosby Progresses: Days Are Looking Brighter for Fans, Penguins Captain

    Frustrating times have doomed the city of Pittsburgh as Penguins fans anxiously await the return of the steadily improving Sidney Crosby , but no one has been as frustrated as the Pens captain himself...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 3,077 reads 35 comments

  15. Matt Cooke, Ryan McDonagh Hit: Pittsburgh Penguins Community Is in a Tough Spot

    During the Pittsburgh Penguins midday game against the New York Rangers , Matt Cooke delivered a blatantly obvious elbow to Ryan McDonagh's jaw in the beginning of the third period...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 159 reads 111 comments

  16. NFL Lockout: 9 Reasons Why Football Fans Should Tune in To the NHL This Fall

    Starting midnight Saturday, the NFL officially instituted a lockout of its players for the 2011-2012 season to the frustration of NFL players and fans who now must endure a lengthy stretch without America's most popular sport...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 2,506 reads 60 comments

  17. Pittsburgh Penguins Defenseman Zbynek Michalek Doesn't Need Goals to Excel

    The job of the defensive defenseman is one of high risk and little reward, which is why Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek 's first goal of the season and first in ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 624 reads 12 comments

  18. The Business of Hockey: An Interview with Washington Capitals Owner Ted Leonsis

    The office of Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis sits in the corner of the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, where the sun shines brilliantly through a large stretch of glass overseeing the historic city of Arlington, Virginia...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 1,059 reads 6 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Penguins: Dan Bylsma, Coaching Staff Are the Real Team MVPs

    Dan Bylsma has seen his fair share of tests in his short time as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, but none amount to the problems he and the rest of his coaching staff ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 1,286 reads 42 comments

  20. Sidney Crosby: How the Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Can Gain Respect from Haters

    For the last two months, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been benched with a concussion, a somewhat sick source of happiness for hockey fans who love nothing more than seeing other players make NHL news rather than the NHL's Poster Boy...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 3 years ago 4,913 reads 223 comments

  21. 1980 Miracle on Ice: Greatest Moment in Sports History Will Never Get Old

    Today marks the 31st anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, the fairytale story of the very amateur 1980 United States hockey team and their impossible defeat of the not-so-amateur powerhouse Soviet Union...

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  22. Sidney Crosby: 10 Ways the Pittsburgh Penguins Can Get By in His Absence

    With Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby continuing his slow recovery from a "mild" concussion, the rest of the NHL moves on with the season, even the Pens, who are passing through a rough patch at the moment...

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  23. Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders Fined: Did the NHL Get It Right?

    David Amber, the host of NHL Network, broke the news of the disciplinary action coming from the New York Islanders ' 9-3 defeat of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night which ...

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  24. Evgeni Malkin Injured: All Pittsburgh Penguins Must Step Up

    The Pittsburgh Penguins were dealt a major blow when center Evgeni Malkin tore his MCL and ACL, ending his season after Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers fell awkwardly into his right leg while killing a penalty...

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  25. Pittsburgh Penguins: Success Despite Injuries Indicates Season's Turning Point

    The NHL should take note of what is brewing in western Pennsylvania because the Pittsburgh Penguins are finding their steam without the help of superstars Sidney Crosby and ...

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