Trailblazing Pittsburgh Pennies Proud To See Growth Of Women's Hockey
The city's first women's hockey team, founded in 1972, was honored at Her Hockey Dayby Luke Henne / Pittsburgh Penguins
Kathleen Berg started skating and playing hockey when she was a freshman in high school back in the 1970s, not knowing where the interest and love would take her.
This past January, during a women's hockey game at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, Berg found out that she'd become a role model for the next generation of women's hockey players when a little girl asked for her autograph.
Penguins Host All-Girls Little Penguins Golden Ticket Skate
Team USA Olympic medalists Amanda Kessel and Brianne McLaughlin were part of the all-women coaching staff for the nearly 60 participantsby Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter
On International Women's Day, the Penguins hosted an all-girls hockey clinic at PPG Paints Arena.
What made this session extra special is that it was for children enrolled in Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey, which is supported by Sidney Crosby, the Penguins Foundation, DICK'S Sporting Goods and USA Hockey.
Penguins to Celebrate Women's History During the Month of Marchby Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Penguins Foundation, with the support of 84 Lumber and DICK'S Sporting Goods, will Celebrate Women's History in the month of March.
UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex to Host PHF Regular-Season Game on January 14by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release
In partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex will host a Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) regular-season game on January 14. Puck drop for the matchup between the Connecticut Whale and Montreal Force is set for 3:00 PM in Cranberry Township, PA.
Women's Hockey Stars Come Together in Pittsburgh for PWHPA Showcase
"At the end of the day, we all have the same goal of building a better future for women's professional hockey"by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter
Pictured above: Marie-Philip Poulin
A few days after the U.S. and Canadian women's national teams played in front of a record-breaking 14,551 fans at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle as part of their Rivalry Series on Nov. 20, they came together in Pittsburgh for a Professional Women's Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) showcase.
An Inspiration to the Game
Mars High School goalie Willow Starkey has stepped into the spotlight with a positive message for fellow hockey playersby Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter
Mars High School goalie Willow Starkey never wanted to be in the spotlight. Whenever she straps on the pads and skates to the crease, she just wants to do her best while playing a sport that she loves.
Penguins Name Teena Murray Senior VP of Integrated Performanceby Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Teena Murray as Senior Vice President of Integrated Performance, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall.
In her new role, Murray will oversee the hockey operations' strength and conditioning staff, rehabilitation, sports science and medical staff. She will report directly to Hextall.
Penguins Name Amanda Kessel First Hire of Executive Management Programby Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release
The Penguins announced today that Amanda Kessel - professional women's hockey player and Team USA Gold Medalist - will be the inaugural participant in the new Penguins' Executive Management Program.
Women's Panel Embodies the Spirit of L.I.F.T.by Grace Heidinger / Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins and 84 Lumber hosted a Women's Panel as part of their Leading & Inspiring Females to Thrive (L.I.F.T) program on Sunday afternoon prior to the puck drop between Pittsburgh and Detroit, which was also the fourth annual Her Hockey Day.
MC's Take: We Can't Understate the Importance of Historic Rivalry Rematchby Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter
When I watched the Team USA win their first gold medal in 20 years after defeating Team Canada in a shootout at the 2018 Winter Olympics, I cried happy tears sitting alone in my apartment.
Four years later, as I was again sitting alone in my apartment prepping for my duties as rinkside reporter ahead of the Rivalry Rematch - a women's hockey game put on by the Penguins and Professional Women's Hockey Players Association, featuring some of the best hockey players in the world - I was overcome with those same emotions once again.