Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 7:51 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-at-capitals-01-28-15PREGAME 6:55: Things truly get ugly as Ovechkin and Ehrhoff battle for a puck near the referee's crease and Ovechkin simply throws him to the ice with his right arm. Play is halted as a handful of Penguins jump Ovechkin near the Penguins' bench. Sill seems to be leading the charge. Officials pull  the scrum apart as athletic trainer Chris ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 6:01 pm by Elizabeth Bloom
liner-notes-vol-xivSnow got you down? Pick yourself up with music news, reviews and more:  From Unique at Penn: Vladimir Jurowski thumbs through an Ormandy score http://uniqueatpenn.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/vladimir-jurowski-studies-eugene-ormandys-changes-to-a-rachmaninoff-symphony/  From the Washington Post and the New York Times: Anne Midgette pans ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bad-forecastThe republican party refuses to recognize what the Affordable Care Act has meant to millions of Americans. They spread lies and false information, fear-mongering their way into killing it.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 5:47 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
nhl-releases-rinaldo-suspension-video-01-28-15 The NHL's Department of Player Safety released its video explaining the eight-game suspension of Flyers center Zac Rinaldo in regards to his hit against Penguins defenseman Kris Letang Dec. 20. The suspension was announced Monday. Production of the video was delayed due to poor weather on the East Coast earlier this week. The video: For the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 5:05 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-canadiens-01-28-15A preview of the Capitals. When and where: 8 p.m, EST, Verizon Center. TV: NBC Sports, SportsNet1, TVA. Record: 24-14-9, 57 points. The Capitals are in fourth place in the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division. Leading Scorer: Center Nicklas Backstrom, 48 points (15 goals, 33 assists). Last Game: 4-3 road loss to the Blue Jackets last night. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:44 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
brodeur-was-cool-to-fleury-01-28-15 It's doubtful anyone with a rooting interest in the Penguins will miss Martin Brodeur. After all, in 84 career games games against the Penguins, the future hall-of-famer who announced his retirement Tuesday, had a career record of 48-28-5 against the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury appears to be an exception. “It's sad,” said Fleury (right, with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:56 pm by Maria Sciullo
godaddy-com-parody-of-budweiser-puppy-commercial-an-advertising-misfireGoDaddy.com has topped itself this time, offending thousands of people online days before the Super Bowl. The puppy perseveres through storms and dark of night, and finally makes it home with the help of some horsey friends. Melted hearts all around. In the GoDaddy version, the little fellow also bounds joyfully home. But "Buddy" is quickly ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 1:15 pm by
wolf-s-unsolicited-advice-for-democratsGov. Tom Wolf plans to offer congressional Democrats some "unsolicited advice" when he speaks this aftenoon at their policy retreat in Philadelphia."I'm going to give them some unsolicited advice as to how you get elected in these trying times for Democrats," he said this morning.Wolf's unseating of Republican Gov.Tom Corbett was one of few...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:34 pm by Barbara Vancheri
let-it-snow-movie-looking-to-cast-5-year-old-boy-details-here Donna Belajac Casting is looking for a 5-year-old boy for a speaking role in “Let It Snow,” now shooting with a cast that includes Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde.     Here are the details from Belajac:    “Would like him to have a ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:16 pm by
iray-vaughan-will-seek-6th-term-in-washington-countyBy Janice CromptonWashington County's longtime Republican commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan announced today she will seek a sixth term in office.Ms. Irey Vaughan, 52, of Nottingham, highlighted her experience meeting an ever-changing economy while continuing to grow jobs. Washington County is one of the few counties in the region to gain ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:16 pm by
irey-vaughan-will-seek-6th-term-in-washington-countyBy Janice CromptonWashington County's longtime Republican commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan announced today she will seek a sixth term in office.Ms. Irey Vaughan, 52, of Nottingham, highlighted her experience meeting an ever-changing economy while continuing to grow jobs. Washington County is one of the few counties in the region to gain ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:15 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-01-28-15Penguins -The Penguins acquired Maxim Lapierre from the Blues in exchange for Marcel Goc. -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. "Even though they weren't playing, you want to prove to everyone that you can still play, and we found a way to win without them." - David Perron on playing without Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin. -The ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 1:37 am by Seth Rorabaugh
jets-at-penguins-01-28-15 -First things first, the Penguins acquired Maxime Lapierre from the Blues in exchange for Marcel Goc. Click here to get some details, Jim Rutherford's thoughts, a few highlights and our thoughts. -Oh by the way, there was a game which saw the Penguins snap a four-game losing streak with two third period power-play goals (despite the absences of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:56 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-acquire-lapierre-from-blues-in-exchange-for-goc-01-27-15Following Tuesday's 5-3 home win against the Winnipeg Jets, the Penguins acquired center Maxim Lapierre (right) from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for center Marcel Goc. Lapierre, 29, has appeared in 45 games this season and has nine points (two goals, seven assists) as well as 16 penalty minutes. A native of Saint Leonard, Quebec, Lapierre has ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 5:57 pm by Stephen J. Nesbitt
jim-ferry-previews-richmond Duquesne coach Jim Ferry took a few minutes Tuesday to preview the Dukes' Wednesday night matchup against Richmond at Robins Center in Richmond, Va. Stick around for a few bonus thoughts at the end. Those are from a conversation with Ferry last week that never got posted. SCOUTING REPORT Matchup: Duquesne (6-12, 1-6 Atlantic 10) vs. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 5:31 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
maurice-still-grateful-to-mentor-rutherford-01-27-14  Generally speaking, most people don't have positive things to say about their ex-employers after they've been fired. Jets coach Paul Maurice is an exception when it comes to Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford. “The single most important mentor in my career,” said Maurice who served as coach of the Whalers/Hurricanes franchise in two ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-undercover-disputeCounty Controller Chelsa Wagner is threatening to withhold funds from VisitPittsburgh because they donated money to Bill Peduto's Undercover Boss episode. Some of that money is taxpayer money. I am not sure Wagner has the jurisdiction over VisitPittsburgh funds but she definitely wants the mayor to know she does not approve of the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 3:05 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-jets-01-27-14A preview of the Jets. When and where: 7 p.m, EST, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports, TSN3. Record: 26-14-8, 60 points. The Jets are in fourth place in the Central Division. Leading Scorer: Left winger Andrew Ladd (right), 40 points (17 goals, 23 assists). Last Game: 4-0 home win against the Blue Jackets, Wednesday. Goaltender Michael ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 3:36 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-01-27-15Penguins -Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo was suspended eight games by the NHL for boarding and charging Kris Letang (right). -"We all know him. We all know his type of game. It's not my call. I have no say to what's going to happen to him. But it's not his first time so, hopefully, they make sure he understands this time around." - Letang on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
free-collegeThe conservatives never question how we will pay for the wars and the tax cuts for the rich, but ask them to spend a little to give kids two free years of community college and suddenly we have no money.  Read More and Comment