Published on Sunday, 14 February 2016 7:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-02-14-16Penguins -“I don’t think there’s anything wrong, necessarily, with having to play playoff hockey at this time of year. I think it’s really good for us." - Captain/center Sidney Crosby. -General manager Jim Rutherford sure isn't afraid to make a trade. -Goaltender Tristan Jarry made 34 saves for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:24 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-hurricanes-penguins-02-13-15Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “He worked. He was in the battle areas. He was on the puck. When he had opportunities to shoot the puck, he would shoot the puck. He was moving his feet. For me, those are Phil’s strengths. When Phil skates and he works, he’s a dangerous guy.” - Head coach Mike Sullivan on right ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:54 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-penguins-2-hurricanes-1-so-02-12-16 This was an ugly game to watch. Not much happened. Other than Team A scoring one goal in a shootout while Team B was blanked, there was really little of note to take place in this contest. There were a few positives for the Penguins. Right winger Phil Kessel had quite an effort and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury looked sharp. But beyond that, this was ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 8:26 pm by Barbara Vancheri
arquette-common-crowe-jordan-redmayne-ridley-among-oscar-presenters Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast on Feb. 28 hosted by Chris Rock.  The presenters, including several Oscar winners, are:  Patricia Arquette Abraham Attah Cate Blanchett Emily Blunt Louis C.K. Common Russell Crowe Chris ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 3:45 pm by
wolf-aide-to-penn-state-lobby-for-revenue-increasesThe Wolf administration struck an aggressive tone this week, and not just when the governor criticized Republicans in his budget address.Shortly before Gov. Tom Wolf spoke Tuesday, his secretary of policy and planning, John Hanger, sent an email to Penn State trustees encouraging the university to lobby for the governor's proposed tax ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 2:27 pm by Edgar Ramirez
pittsburgh-a-top-10-city-for-romance (Robert J. Pavuchak/Post-Gazette) We Pittsburghers are quite the romantics. Or so Amazon says. In its annual list, Pittsburgh ranked eighth among the Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S. So how did we get that ranking? According to Amazon, "The list is determined by a compilation of sales data from cities with more than 100,000 residents on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 11:17 am by
date-night-with-marco-rubioRepublican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. greets the crowd after speaking at a town hall meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press)Having a hard time coming up with ideas for a Valentine's Day gift? Here's a suggestion: Pick up your sweetie, write a $5,400 check and hang out with...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 12:44 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-hurricanes-02-12-16A preview of the Hurricanes. When and where: 7 p.m., EST, Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena RBC Center PNC Arena. TV: Root Sports, Fox Sports Ohio. Record: 24-21-9, 57 points. The Hurricanes are in seventh place in the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division. Leading Scorer: Defenseman Justin Faulk, 34 points ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 7:15 am by
greensburg-teacher-to-challenge-ward-in-39thGreensburg teacher Carol Mintus announced today she will challenge state Sen. Kim Ward, R-Hempfield for her 39th District seat. Ms. Mintus was a Republican until last year, when she switched her registration to Democrat "and has made it her mission to deliver on several issues that remain concerns among her constituency, education funding,...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
dirty-tricksThe primaries move on to South Carolina, the home of Lee Atwater, known for his dirty tricks in the 1988 election where he introduced the world to Willie Horton. His tactics helped G.H.W. Bush win against Michael Dukakis.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 10:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-02-12-16Penguins -If Trevor Daley's "upper-body" injury keeps him sidelined tonight, defenseman Ian Cole is ready to fill in. Daley is a game-time decision. -"I've got quite a bit of confidence right now. The coaching staff seems to like me. I've been playing pretty well." - Right winger Bryan Rust. -The Penguins are doing their "dads trip" this ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:29 pm by Megan Ryan
rapid-reaction-robert-morris-57-saint-francis-68Another day, another setback for the Colonials. This time, it's freshman guard Isaiah Still's three-game suspension for violating athletic department policy. He had been averaging 22 points in the three games leading up to the Saint Francis clash. Robert Morris' fragile offense wasn't the same without his spark. Turning point: After Robert Morris' ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:12 pm by Megan Ryan
robert-morris-falls-68-57-to-saint-francis-sans-still A huge sign hanging in Robert Morris’ locker room reads, “If the force is greater than the resistance, motion will result.” It’s the definition of momentum, or rather, MO-mentum, the team’s catchphrase. “It’s really clever,” coach Andy Toole said. “Our guys never read it.” Despite a rare strong start in the first half and a 12-0 comeback run in the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bernie-s-faceI was watching Bernie Sanders give his victory speech in New Hampshire and I was amazed that even in the best of times he looks angry. Smile, Bernie!  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 2:03 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
rust-s-ice-time-and-confidence-each-on-the-rise-02-11-16 It's been over a month since Bryan Rust's latest recall from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Given how his ice time has steadily increased during that time, it's might be his last recall for the foreseeable future. After logging a tidy 8:46 of ice time (and a goal) in a 3-1 road win in Montreal Jan. 9, Rust has played over 15 minutes in each of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:03 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-rangers-02-11-16Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “We played pretty well. We just didn’t the put the puck in the net. They had their scoring chances, and they did.” - Penguins right winger Bryan Rust. -The Associated Press' recap. "We had some good chances. They capitalized on theirs and we didn't. That was the difference." - ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 1:42 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-rangers-3-penguins-0-02-11-14 Observations from the Penguins' 3-0 loss to the Rangers: First things first. Head coach Mike Sullivan had no update on defenseman Trevor Daley who did not record a shift after the 13:36 mark of the first period.  Daley appeared to be injured 10:24 into the game. Racing back to defend an offensive rush by the Rangers, he got tangled with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 29 November -0001 7:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-rangers-at-penguins-02-10-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Rangers game: -It could be a good night for Kevin Porter. No. 11 is popular. Darius Kasparaitis: -And Jordan Staal: -Richard Park: -Nick Bonino: -It's a good night for No. 25. Randy Carlyle: -And Kevin Stevens: -Jarkko Ruutu: -Brooks Orpik Team USA: -Larry Murphy: -There are several ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 6:58 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-rangers-at-penguins-02-10-17 In the Penguins' exciting 3-2 comeback overtime win against the Panthers Saturday, center Sidney Crosby and defenseman Kris Letang got the bulk of the attention, and justly so. They were primarily responsible for dragging the team to that win as they each had a hand in all three of their goals. Defenseman Trevor Daley shouldn't be overlooked ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 5:07 pm by Barbara Vancheri