1. Pittsburgh Penguins: Arron Asham, Mike Comrie Making Loud Statements

    All was quiet on the Pittsburgh front as the lazy summer days of August faded away into another miserable month without hockey...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 4 years ago 1,434 reads 14 comments

  2. NHL 2010-11 Season: Who Takes the Blame for America's Disinterest in the NHL?

    The 2010-11 NHL season is about to start and that means another campaign of tepid American interest. Following the NHL 's and HBO's announcement of the four-part series "24/7 ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 4 years ago 2,866 reads 99 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Penguins: Ray Shero's Five Worst Moves As GM

    Ray Shero, General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, signed a five-year contract extension with the team Monday morning...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 4 years ago 2,612 reads 32 comments

  4. Black, Gold, and Blue: Ranking the Pittsburgh Penguins' Jerseys

    As the first puck drop of the NHL season approaches, so does the highly advertised Winter Classic, headlined by the equally advertised Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 4 years ago 10,441 reads 36 comments

  5. Not Done Yet: Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Mike Comrie

    For the second time this offseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a signing when signings seemed no longer imminent. The first signing was former Philadelphia Flyer and Atlantic Division junkie Arron Asham who signed for one year and $700,000...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 4 years ago 1,125 reads 30 comments

  6. Top Five Hockey Movies to Watch During The Offseason

    The NHL's offseason sucks. Plain and simple.For two teams, it lasts three and a half months, a relatively short period of time in comparison to other professional sports...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about almost 5 years ago 6,930 reads 41 comments

  7. What Jordan Staal's Setbacks Mean for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Penguins center Jordan Staal is experiencing setbacks with his foot, injured in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Montreal Canadiens...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,280 reads 23 comments

  8. Don't Put Me In, Coach: When Should Injured NHL Players Stop?

    Regardless of skill level, all hockey players can boast one thing: They're some pretty tough dudes. Just ask this kid who ate the boards for breakfast . Or ask Sami Salo who almost lost any hope of future kids ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,120 reads 26 comments

  9. Pittsburgh Penguins' Expectations Are High After Poor Finish

    The Pittsburgh Penguins were down 3-0 in Game Seven against the Montreal Canadiens. Despite the score falling in the other team's favor, there was no need for concern. This team dug themselves out of deeper holes in the past...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,161 reads 66 comments

  10. Will the Pittsburgh Penguins Benefit from Line Changes?

    General Manager Ray Shero entered the offseason with two pressing issues to solve: Fill in the holes on defense and strengthen the wing position. Thus far, Shero has addressed the former with the additions of Paul Martin and Zbynek Michalek...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,745 reads 52 comments

  11. USA Programs Are Finding Their Place In the Hockey World

    Many countries seem to think the United States is a strange country when it comes to sports. If it isn't football, baseball, or basketball, we don't care. If your team starts to really suck, then loyalty has a tendency to go down the drain...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 200 reads 8 comments

  12. Skepticism Continues After Penguins Chose Eight for Ice Crew

    This is a follow up on an article I wrote on July 10, after the Pittsburgh Penguins organization announced that they would be adding an "ice crew" to help clean the ice, interact with fans, and take part in other promotional activities ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 4,368 reads 48 comments

  13. Five Things Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Can Look Forward To This Season

    The beautiful thing about a sports season is that it always ends. For one team, an end of the season and start of a new season is bittersweet, a time to surrender a title unless a rare repeat allows them to retake it...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,707 reads 36 comments

  14. Sports Filmography: The Top 10 Female Badasses

    Let's face facts. It's a man's world. Slide a sports DVD into your TV and nine times out of 10 the main characters are guys trying to fight their way to success and glory...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 6,219 reads 4 comments

  15. Final Salute: 20 Unforgettable Moments at Mellon Arena (With Video)

    For the past 43 years, Mellon Arena has been the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins. For some, it has been home, a place for celebration, despair, fights, and tears. I have arranged, in chronological order, 20 unforgettable moments at Mellon Arena...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 9,230 reads 12 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Penguins Take a Bad Turn with Addition of "Ice Crew"

    On Friday, the Pittsburgh Penguins organization announced that they would be holding auditions for a skating "ice crew" at the end of the month ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 694 reads 46 comments

  17. The Types of NHL Fans: What Kind Are You?

    Disclaimer: This was written all in good fun. If you take this seriously, then you need to lighten up. When you walk into a hockey arena, ready to enjoy a fast-paced, hard-hitting NHL game, take a good look around...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,984 reads 13 comments

  18. Sidney Crosby vs. Mario Lemieux: Comparing Pittsburgh's Saviors

    It's a comparison that began even before Sidney Crosby's name was called first overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Sidney Crosby vs. Mario Lemieux. The Next One vs. the Magnificent One...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,819 reads 51 comments

  19. Farewell Sergei Gonchar? Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Rights to Dan Hamhuis

    Following an exciting NHL Entry Draft, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Ray Shero reached into his bag of tricks and acquired the rights to former Nashville Predators defenseman ...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 1,129 reads 36 comments

  20. Note To The NHL: Use Youth To Your Advantage

    The ongoing question for the NHL since its lockout in 2005 has been finding a way to make NHL hockey a must-watch sport in American households. Selling the sport to a country dominated by football, baseball, and basketball is a daunting task...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 195 reads 8 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Penguins' End of Season Report Card

    Going along with my previous article wrapping the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2009-2010 season , I decided there was no better way to sum up the team's performance than an end of season grade for each player...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 607 reads 8 comments

  22. Pittsburgh Penguins: A Look Back at a Successful Season

    On September 28, 2008, Dave Molinari wrote the following in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette : "Don't get the wrong idea. History doesn't completely rule out the possibility of the Penguins winning the Stanley Cup in 2009...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Donation Solidifies Ties With U.S. Military

    The NHL recently donated street hockey equipment to the United States Army to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 235th anniversary and to kick-off the first NHL Street Hockey League at Camp Victory in Baghdad...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  24. Top 10 Sports Movies for Kids Since 1990

    These are the movies that defined my childhood and I'm sure I do not stand alone in that. The movies that were magical to watch during a sleepover while snaking on greasy pizza and other junk food...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about 4 years ago 30,081 reads 41 comments

  25. Should The Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Evgeni Malkin?

    Days after the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated from Stanley Cup contention, the articles of hysteria began flowing about what went wrong in the playoffs and what to do to fix it...

    Laura Falcon Written by Laura Falcon about over 4 years ago 3,585 reads 116 comments