Pens continue recovering from losses

The Pittsburgh Penguins took on the Carolina Hurricanes in Tuesday’s on the road match at the PNC Arena.  Corvo pushed the Hurricanes to a 1-0 lead in the first period with an early power play shot. Bortuzzo instantly answered with a goal of his own, tying the score at 1-1.  With just over six minutes…

Opposing sides reach deal, hockey returns

With the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) one week after a tentative labor deal, the 113 day NHL lockout officially ended on Jan. 12. “We have reached an agreement on the framework of a new collective bargaining agreement, the details of which need to be put to paper,” said Gary Bettman, NHL Commissioner,…

Hockey season promises economic upturn

Nationwide, hockey fans are ecstatic that their favorite sport is back on for a shortened season. Even more excited for the return of the NHL are business owners who rely on game crowds for a large part of their income. While NHL officials and players fight over their paychecks, some people struggle to get by…

Conversations with Coach Collins

Olivia Goudy: To start off, what’s your first impression of Seton Hill? Isaac Collins: “I’ve been very impressed. When I came on the interview, you know, sometimes looks can be a little deceiving. You’re driving in thinking, ‘Am I going to like it?’ ‘Will it be good for my family?’ But as I drove up…

National Hockey League lacks adequate penalty regulations

“You’re getting soft.  You’re getting soft.”  That was all former National Hockey League (NHL) player and current NHL analyst Jeremy Roenick had to say to end his argument with Mike Milbury on NBC Sports Network on February 29. The catalyst for the argument?  Another analysis regarding hits to the head. “And you know what?” Roenick…

This Day in History—2/14/12

600 ce. — Pope Gregory the Great decrees saying “God bless you” is the correct response to a sneeze. 1959 — Fidel Castro became the new Cuban ruler after overthrowing Batista. 1968 — The country’s first 911 phone system went into service. 1997 — At age 25, Jeff Gordon was the youngest winner in Daytona…

NHL Fails to Reduce Violence with Rule 48

By Kiley Fischer Sports Editor After an influx of head-shots in the National Hockey League (NHL) in recent seasons, the league implemented Rule 48 this past offseason to better protect their players.  The rule, which went into effect this season, reads: “48.1 Illegal Check to the Head – A lateral or blind side hit to…