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PENGUINS VS. THRASHERS GAME 14

IN THIS ISSUE Penguins vs. Thrashers . . . . . . . . . . . 2 NHL Standings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 League Leaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Around the NHL . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Front Office Bios . . . . . . . . . . . 10-16

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2010.11 Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . Our New Home

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Staff Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Game Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Trib Total Media All-Time Team . . . . . .

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Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network. . . . .

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Community Update . . . . . . . . . . .

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StarKist Shootout . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Mike Rupp: Growing Up a Football Fan . . .

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Building Information. . . . . . . . . . .

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Seating Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Concessions Guide . . . . . . . . . . .

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Box Office and Upcoming Events

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Frozen in Time . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Penguins Headshots. . . . . . . . . . .

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Penguins By the Numbers . . . . . . . .

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Team Rosters

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Thrashers By the Numbers . . . . . . . .

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Thrashers Headshots . . . . . . . . . .

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PENGUINS VS. THRASHERS Stats as of 11.29.10 2010-11 Record: 12-9-3; Third place, Southeast Division, 15rd overall 2010 Playoff Record: Did not qualify 2010-11 Top Scorer: Dustin Byfuglien (9-16-25) All-time scorer vs. Pittsburgh: Ilya Kovalchuk (21gp, 17-13-30) General Manager: Rick Dudley Assistant General Manager: Larry Simmons Head Coach: Craig Ramsay Associate Coach: John Torchetti Assistant Coach: Mike Stothers Goaltending Consultant: Clint Malarchuk

All-time Pittsburgh scorer vs. Atlanta: Sidney Crosby (19gp, 8-20-28) Longest Atlanta win streak vs. Pittsburgh: 3, Nov. 9, 2005-Dec. 9, 2006 Longest Pittsburgh win streak vs. Atlanta: 14, Jan. 31, 2000-Nov. 22, 2002 Longest Atlanta undefeated streak vs. Pittsburgh: 3, Nov. 9, 2005-Dec. 9, 2006 (3-0-0) Longest Pittsburgh undefeated streak vs. Atlanta: 14, Jan. 31, 2000-Nov. 22, 2002 (14-0-0) Last Atlanta win at home: Apr. 10, 2010 (1-0) (0-0-0 since last win) Last Pittsburgh win at home: Apr. 3, 2010 (4-3 OT) (0-0-0 since last win) Last Atlanta win at Pittsburgh: Dec. 21, 2006 (4-3 OT) (0-5-2 since last win) Last Pittsburgh win at Atlanta: Nov. 13, 2010 (4-2) (0-0-0 since last win) Most goals by Atlanta vs. Pittsburgh: 7, Dec. 20, 2003 (A, 7-4) Most goals by Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta: 7, Oct. 27, 2005 (P, 7-5) Most goals by both teams: 12, Oct. 27, 2005 (P, 7-5) Last Atlanta shutout vs. Pittsburgh: Apr. 10, 2010 (1-0) – Johan Hedberg Last Pittsburgh shutout vs. Atlanta: Nov. 24, 2007 (5-0) – Marc-Andre Fleury Last Atlanta hat trick vs. Pittsburgh: Jan. 6, 2006 – Ilya Kovalchuk Last Pittsburgh hat trick vs. Atlanta: Nov. 13, 2010 – Evgeni Malkin Last Pittsburgh trade with Atlanta: Feb. 26, 2008 – Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and a first-round choice in 2008 NHL Entry Draft to Atlanta for Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis Overtime record vs. Pittsburgh: 5-1-2

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NHL STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS ATLANTIC

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

PHILADELPHIA

25

15

6

4

34

87

61

9-4-1

6-2-3

6-2-2

PITTSBURGH

25

15

8

2

32

76

61

7-5-1

8-3-1

8-1-1

NY RANGERS

25

14

10

1

29

73

66

5-6-1

9-4-0

7-3-0

NEW JERSEY

24

8

14

2

18

45

69

4-5-2

4-9-0

4-5-1

NY ISLANDERS

22

5

12

5

15

46

72

3-4-2

2-8-3

1-6-3

NORTHEAST

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

MONTREAL

24

15

8

1

31

60

47

9-4-1

6-4-0

7-3-0

BOSTON

22

12

8

2

26

59

46

4-5-2

8-3-0

4-5-1

OTTAWA

24

11

12

1

23

57

71

7-5-0

4-7-1

4-6-0

BUFFALO

25

9

13

3

21

62

73

4-8-1

5-5-2

5-4-1

TORONTO

22

8

11

3

19

48

61

6-4-2

2-7-1

3-6-1

SOUTHEAST

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

25

17

6

2

36

86

68

12-1-1

5-5-1

6-2-2

TAMPA BAY

24

13

8

3

29

73

78

6-2-2

7-6-1

5-4-1

ATLANTA

24

12

9

3

27

77

72

8-5-1

4-4-2

6-4-0

CAROLINA

23

10

10

3

23

70

74

5-4-1

5-6-2

4-3-3

FLORIDA

22

10

12

0

20

57

57

5-5-0

5-7-0

5-5-0

CENTRAL

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

DETROIT

21

15

4

2

32

73

56

10-1-2

5-3-0

7-2-1

COLUMBUS

22

14

8

0

28

62

53

6-6-0

8-2-0

6-4-0

CHICAGO

26

13

11

2

28

79

74

5-7-0

8-4-2

5-4-1

ST. LOUIS

22

12

7

3

27

57

57

8-1-1

4-6-2

3-6-1

NASHVILLE

22

9

8

5

23

51

60

3-1-5

6-7-0

4-4-2

WASHINGTON

WESTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS

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NORTHWEST

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W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

VANCOUVER

22

12

7

3

27

68

59

8-2-1

4-5-2

5-4-1

COLORADO

23

13

9

1

27

83

71

7-4-0

6-5-1

6-4-0

MINNESOTA

22

11

9

2

24

56

62

7-5-1

4-4-1

5-5-0

CALGARY

23

9

12

2

20

64

69

5-5-0

4-7-2

3-5-2

EDMONTON

22

6

12

4

16

55

88

3-6-1

3-6-3

2-6-2

PACIFIC

GP

W

L

OTL

PTS

GF

GA

HOME

AWAY

L10

DALLAS

22

13

8

1

27

64

61

8-3-1

5-5-0

5-4-1

PHOENIX

22

11

6

5

27

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65

5-3-3

6-3-2

7-1-2

LOS ANGELES

22

13

9

0

26

63

55

8-2-0

5-7-0

4-6-0

SAN JOSE

22

11

7

4

26

65

63

7-3-2

4-4-2

5-2-3

ANAHEIM

25

11

11

3

25

64

77

7-4-1

4-7-2

4-4-2


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NHL LEAGUE LEADERS RNK NAME 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Sidney Crosby, PIT Steven Stamkos, TB Alex Ovechkin, WAS Alexander Semin, WAS Martin St. Louis, TB Brad Richards, DAL Eric Staal, CAR Patrick Sharp, CHI

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Steven Stamkos, TB Alexander Semin, WAS Sidney Crosby, PIT Patrick Sharp, CHI Daniel Sedin, VAN Rick Nash, CBJ Danny Briere, PHI Brandon Dubinsky, NYR

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Henrik Sedin, VAN Sidney Crosby, PIT Alex Ovechkin, WAS Martin St. Louis, TB John-Michael Liles, COL Nicklas Backstrom, WAS Ryan Whitney, EDM Milan Hejduk, COL

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Steven Stamkos, TB Sidney Crosby, PIT Daniel Sedin, VAN Claude Giroux, PHI Alexander Semin, WAS Milan Hejduk, COL Joe Pavelski, SJ Thomas Vanek, BUF

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Sean O’Donnell, PHI Steve Montador, BUF Rostislav Klesla, CBJ Andrej Meszaros, PHI Toni Lydman, ANA Zdeno Chara, BOS Scott Hartnell, PHI Andrew Ference, BOS

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25 24 25 25 24 22 23 25

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GP

G

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G

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GOALS A PTS +/- PIM SOG

SPCT 23.1 20.0 18.6 14.0 22.0 15.5 14.8 21.4

ASSISTS A PTS +/- PIM SOG

SPCT 4.7 18.6 9.2 8.9 7.5 18.0 0.0 12.7

POWER PLAY GOALS G A PTS +/- PIM SOG

SPCT

21 18 13 12 18 8 8 9

GP

G

25 25 22 24 21 22 25 22

0 3 1 1 2 4 6 0

18 22 14 11 12 18 11 9

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PLUS/MINUS A PTS +/- PIM SOG

SPCT

4 11 5 7 8 10 17 2

6 6 3 5 8 -3 -6 -7

12 13 18 8 13 10 25 4

91 97 59 56 90 63 93 86

4 8 4 6 6 6 11 2

39 40 27 23 30 26 19 18

3 6 8 1 10 9 -1 -3

20 24 13 6 6 8 43 31

43 97 109 90 53 50 30 63

24 25 22 25 25 23 22 25

27 40 32 29 23 27 18 26

6 8 6 -6 3 -2 11 -4

13 20 18 24 8 20 18 6

91 90 97 107 59 84 81 56

25 22 22 21 19 18 18 18

39 30 40 27 27 17 18 20

6 6 8 8 1 9 -1 -6

SPCT

97 91 109 90 90 83 91 107

18 12 22 12 14 4 6 8

40 39 32 30 29 28 27 27

17 16 16 15 13 12 12 12

20 13 6 12 24 4 10 10

28 23 10 8 10 27 70 23

12 43 17 37 36 71 60 17

0.0 7.0 5.9 2.7 5.6 5.6 10.0 0.0

PPG PPA SHG SHA 7 10 2 6 1 3 4 4

6 10 12 6 14 8 6 7

1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

PPG PPA SHG SHA 10 6 7 4 6 1 4 4

10 6 6 7 5 2 2 3

0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

PPG PPA SHG SHA 1 7 2 1 2 4 0 5

9 6 12 14 7 8 6 8

0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

PPG PPA SHG SHA 10 7 6 6 6 5 5 5

10 6 5 1 6 8 4 3

0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

PPG PPA SHG SHA 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0


AROUND THE NHL Martin Brodeur’s current elbow injury, which is expected to sideline the future Hall of Fame netminder for at least two weeks, has thrust former Penguin Johan Hedberg into the No. 1 job during his absence. Hedberg has shined for New Jersey during Brodeur’s absence, posting a 3-1 record from Nov. 22-27. Johan Hedberg Hedberg’s hot stretch included a 30-save shutout of Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals on Nov. 22 and an outstanding 40-of-41 save effort in a 2-1 shootout win over Philadelphia on Nov. 27. “He’s really playing confident now and he’s under control,” Devils head coach John MacLean said of Hedberg. “It’s great for him. He’s a great person and a great teammate. We’re happy to see it.”

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MODANO’S SEASON IN JEAPORDY The season of Red Wings’ forward Mike Modano is in jeopardy after the 40-year-old veteran underwent surgery on Nov. 27 to repair a severed tendon in his right wrist. Modano was injured when he was accidentally cut by the skate of Columbus forward R.J. Umberger on Nov. 26. No timetable for Modano’s return was provided by the Red Wings, although they did announce that the surgery was Mike Modano successful. Modano, who is in his first season with the Red Wings after spending 20 years with the Dallas Stars, hopes to be able to return in time for the postseason. Modano had two goals and eight points in 20 games prior to the injury.

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Several eyebrows were raised when the Atlanta Thrashers announced during training camp that they were going to be moving offseason acquisition Dustin Byfuglien, one of the heroes during Chicago’s 2010 Stanley Cup march, from forward to defense. Sure, Byfuglien came to the National Hockey League as a defenseman, but his Dustin Byfuglien development the past few years had him being talked about among the league’s top power forwards. Thrashers head coach Craig Ramsay and general manager Rick Dudley are getting the last laugh as Byfuglien, 25, has not only thrived with the move, he has ranked among the NHL’s defensive scoring leaders the entire season. Byfuglien ranked third among NHL blueliners as of Nov. 28 with 21 points, with his eight goals pacing all defensemen. “To me, he’s got hands,” Ramsay told NHL.com. “He’s got a big body that battles and his enthusiasm makes up for lots — and playing with [Tobias Enstrom] probably doesn’t hurt him at all either because Toby’s got a great stick, tremendous composure, and together they’re a great pair because it’s vital.”


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RON BURKLE Ron Burkle has now added a new arena — Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center — to his tremendous list of accomplishments in the business world. Burkle, widely recognized as one of the preeminent investors in retail, manufacturing and distribution industries, is in his 12th season as co-owner of the Penguins. Among Burkle’s many significant contributions to the Penguins was his role in negotiations for the new arena deal. Burkle founded the Yucaipa Companies in 1986 and has served as Chairman of the Board and controlling shareholder of numerous companies, including Alliance Entertainment, Golden State Foods, Dominick’s, Fred Meyer, Ralphs and Food4Less. Ron is co-chairman of the Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA and is broadly involved in the community. He is a trustee of the Carter Center, the National Urban League and the Frank Lloyd Wright Conservancy. He has received numerous awards, including the AFL-CIO’s Murray Green Meany Kirkland Community Service Award, the Los Angeles County Federation Man of the Year and the Los Angeles County Boy Scouts Jimmy Stewart Person of the Year award.

MARIO LEMIEUX Mario Lemieux will always be remembered for the magic he created on the ice, but one of the crowning achievements of his remarkable business career came this season — the opening of CONSOL Energy Center, home of the Penguins and Pittsburgh’s new multi-purpose entertainment venue. Even before the reality of CONSOL Energy Center, Lemieux and coowner Ron Burkle had turned the Penguins into a premier NHL franchise. The Penguins have been named No. 1 in Fan Relations by ESPN the Magazine, sold out a team-record 166 straight games, sold out every suite for three straight seasons and established records for local television ratings, merchandise sales and website hits. Lemieux was one of the greatest players in NHL history from 1984-97 and 2000-06, winning six league scoring titles, three MVPs trophies and two Conn Smythe Trophies as playoff MVP, in addition to two Stanley Cups. A gifted centerman, he dominated play for parts of three decades. He retired in 2006 as the No. 7 all-time scorer in NHL history with 1,723 points. In addition to his legendary hockey accomplishments, he continues to oversee the Mario Lemieux Foundation for cancer research and neo-natal research and hosts its celebrity golf tournament, which has raised more than $8 million for charity. More information is available at mariolemieux.org. Mario, his wife Nathalie and their four children live in Sewickley. For extended bios please visit pittsburghpenguins.com 10


DAVID MOREHOUSE Pittsburgh native David Morehouse was named CEO of the Penguins in September and leads the team into an exciting new era at CONSOL Energy Center. Morehouse had served as team president since 2007, overseeing ticket sales, marketing, corporate sales, communications and brand development, as well as representing the team in corporate relations and governmental affairs. Under his leadership the Penguins have become one of the top organizations in professional sports — ranked No. 1 in Fan Relations and No. 5 overall as a franchise among 122 pro teams in North America by ESPN The Magazine. As team president, Morehouse implemented a brand strategy that featured a new commitment to marketing, fan interaction and community outreach, as well as a targeted focus on the team’s young fan demographic. Morehouse grew up in the Beechview section on Pittsburgh. He attended the Community College of Allegheny County and Duquesne University, and received a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He and his wife, Vanessa, have three children and live in Bell Acres. For extended bios please visit pittsburghpenguins.com

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RAY SHERO Ray Shero, 48, was named GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 25, 2006. His fresh ideas and calm but firm management style helped transform the Penguins from a team that did not qualify for the playoffs in 2005-06 to one that reached the Stanley Cup Final in 2007-08 and won the Cup in 2008-09. One of his first acts as GM was to declare a goal of building a team that could compete for championships on a yearly basis. He revamped the team’s hockey operations staff and structure, upgraded professional and amateur scouting, added a team operations director and opened new lines of communication with the business side of the organization. Ray built his hockey sense and managerial style during 14 seasons as an NHL assistant general manager — six with the Ottawa Senators and eight with the Nashville Predators. Shero played college hockey at St. Lawrence University and was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 1982. He spent seven years as a player agent before making the transition to the front office. The native of St. Paul, Minn. is actively involved with USA Hockey and is a member of the USA Hockey National Team Advisory Group. Ray and his wife, Karen, and their two sons reside in Upper St. Clair.

JASON BOTTERILL Jason Botterill enters his second full season as assistant general manager after being promoted to his current position on May 22, 2009 by general manager Ray Shero. As assistant GM, Botterill works closely with Shero on all hockeyrelated matters, including scouting, player development and contract negotiations. He also manages hockey operations and acts as GM for the club’s top-minor league affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. Prior to his promotion, Botterill, 34, worked two seasons as director of hockey administration with the Penguins. Before joining Pittsburgh, Botterill worked with NHL Central Registry and also scouted for the Dallas Stars. Botterill was a first-round draft pick (20th overall) by Dallas in 1994 and played 88 NHL games over six seasons with Dallas, Atlanta, Calgary and Buffalo. A native of Edmonton who grew up in Winnipeg, Botterill played four seasons at the University of Michigan, where he earned his MBA, and helped lead the Wolverines to the NCAA title in 1996. He also played for Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in 1994, 1995 and 1996, helping his team win gold medals in all three tournaments. He resides in Pittsburgh along with his wife, Andrea. For extended bios please visit pittsburghpenguins.com 14


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DAN BYLSMA In just one-plus seasons behind the bench, Dan Bylsma has already become one of the most successful coaches in Penguins’ history. After being promoted to Penguins head coach in February 2009, Bylsma, 40, directed the team to its third Stanley Cup in franchise history — a feat previously accomplished by legendary coaches “Badger” Bob Johnson and Scott Bowman. In the process Bylsma became the 14th rookie head coach, and just the fourth in the past 50 years, to capture the Stanley Cup. Of those 14, only Montreal’s Al MacNeil (1970-71) took over mid-season. Bylsma played nine NHL seasons as a right winger with Los Angeles and Anaheim from 1995-2004. He played 429 NHL regular-season games, recording 19 goals and 62 points, and also played in the 2003 Stanley Cup Final with Anaheim. Bylsma was an assistant coach at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for two seasons from 2006-08 and was named head coach at the start of the 2008-09 season. He went 35-16-1-2 in 54 games with WB/S before being promoted to Pittsburgh. He played four seasons of college hockey at Bowling Green. Dan and his wife, Mary Beth, have one son and reside in the North Hills.

TONY GRANATO Tony Granato, 46, begins his second season on the Penguins’ coaching staff. Granato, among his many responsibilities, works with the Penguins’ forwards and penalty killing units. He oversaw the NHL’s ninth-ranked penalty killing group with an 84.1-percent success rate, and second best on the road at 85.3 percent. Prior to joining the Penguins, Granato spent six seasons behind the bench for the Colorado Avalanche and served two stints as Avalanche head coach from 2002-04 and 2008-09. Granato compiled a 215-104-17-16 record and led Colorado to a Northwest Division title in 2003. Granato played 13 seasons in the NHL with the NY Rangers, Los Angeles and San Jose. In 1997, he was the recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for overcoming a near career-ending brain injury. In 773 career games, the feisty forward posted 248 goals, 492 points and 1,425 penalty minutes. He appeared in 79 career postseason games and helped lead Los Angeles to a Stanley Cup Final berth in 1993. Granato played four years at the University of Wisconsin and was inducted into the Badgers’ Hall of Fame in 2000. Granato also played for the U.S. National team in 1987-88 and represented his country in the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary. Tony and his wife, Linda, are the parents of four children and reside in the South Hills. For extended bios please visit pittsburghpenguins.com 16


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TODD REIRDEN Todd Reirden, 39, joined Pittsburgh’s coaching staff on July 31, 2010 after coaching with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins the previous two seasons. Reirden, an NHL defenseman for parts of five seasons, works closely with the team’s defensemen. Reirden, completed his first full season as WB/S head coach in 200910, leading a young and inexperienced team to an impressive 41-34-2-3 record, finishing third in the East Division, and a berth in the Calder Cup playoffs. Prior to joining the Penguins organization, Reirden spent one season as an assistant coach with the Bowling Green Falcons (CCHA) — his alma mater. He was a teammate of Bylsma’s during the 1990-91 and 1991-92 seasons at Bowling Green. Selected by New Jersey in the 12th round (242nd overall) of the 1990 NHL Enrty Draft, Reirden played professionally for 13 seasons, retiring after the 2006-07 campaign with Graz EC of the Austrian Hockey League. He appeared in 183 NHL games with Edmonton, St. Louis, Atlanta and Phoenix, recording 46 points (11+35) and 181 penalty minutes. Todd and his wife, Shelby, have one son.

GILLES MELOCHE Former NHL goaltender Gilles Meloche is in his fifth season as the Penguins’ full-time goaltending coach and 25th with the organization. Meloche has been instrumental in developing Marc-Andre Fleury into a Stanley Cup-winning netminder. Meloche served as a Penguins scout from 1989-2006 and also doubled as a goaltending coach/consultant during much of that time. He was also part of the staff when the Penguins won Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Meloche spent 18 seasons as an NHL goaltender with Chicago, California, Cleveland, Minnesota and Pittsburgh. He played the final three seasons of his career in Pittsburgh following a 1985 trade. Meloche appeared in 788 NHL games during his career, posting a record of 270-351-131 with a 3.64 goals-against average. In 45 career playoff games, he posted a 21-19 record and a 3.48 goals-against average. Gilles and his wife, Sophie, reside in Pittsburgh. His son, Eric, is a pro player who was a member of the Penguins organization from 2000-04.

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COMMUNICATIONS Director of Communications . . . . . . . . .Jennifer Bullano Communications Coordinator . . . . . . . . Jason Seidling Director of Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Kasan Manager of Content . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Crechiolo Executive Producer, Penguins Radio Network . . Ray Walker Radio Broadcasters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Lange Phil Bourque Penguins HD Radio Host/ Penguins Radio Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Mears

TECHNOLOGY Director, Information Technology . . . . . . . . . Erik Watts Director of Media Technology . . . . . . . . . Chris DeVivo Building Audio Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Duffy Media Asset Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Henry

MARKETING Director of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ross Miller Marketing Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sarah Swartz Creative Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barb Pilarski Graphic Designers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Erin Halley Lori Haramia Director of Fan Development & Special Events . .Jill Shipley Fan Development Coordinator . . . . . . . .Laura Spencer Director, Community/Alumni Relations . . . . Cindy Himes Community Relations Coordinator . . . . . . Kathleen Unger Community Relations/Alumni Liaison . . . . . .Ed Johnston Director of New Media . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeremy Zimmer New Media Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Meck

YOUTH HOCKEY Executive Director of Strategic Planning . . . . . .Rich Hixon Director of Amateur Hockey . . . . . . . Mark Shuttleworth Manager of Amateur Hockey Development . . .Max Malone continued on page 26

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2010.11 STAFF DIRECTORY CONTINUED GAME ENTERTAINMENT Senior Director of Event Entertainment & Production Director, Video Production & Technical Operations . . Game Night Producer . . . Manager, Arts & Graphics . Editors . . . . . . . . . . .

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FINANCE Assistant Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark R . Kuczinski Senior Accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Troy Ussack

TICKETING Director of Premium Seating and Group Sales . . Mike Guiffre Premium Services Representative . . . . . Amanda Gurney Premium Seating Representative . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Lux Manager of Ticket Sales . . . . . . . . . . . George Murphy Manager, Group Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Zatchey Ticket Sales Account Executives . . . . . . . George Birman Jeff Blizman Bonnie Golinski Nicole Kyslinger Chuck Pukansky Box Office Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carol Coulson Manager, Box Office Operations . . . . . . . . Jason Onufer Box Office Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Gabany Director of Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . Kathy Davis Customer Service Representatives . . . . . . Amber Auchey Holly Homistek Wayne Jones Director of Database Marketing . . . . . . . . . . Erin Exley Coordinator of Database Marketing . . . . . . Dana DiCello

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Evgeni Malkin recorded his sixth career hat trick against the Thrashers on November 13 in Atlanta .

THE SERIES Tonight the Penguins and Atlanta Thrashers meet for the second time this season . On Nov . 13 in Atlanta, the Penguins earned a 4-2 victory as Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and Evgeni Malkin recorded his sixth career hat trick and added an assist . Sidney Crosby also had a goal and two assists in the game as Pittsburgh beat Atlanta for the ninth time in 10 games . . . The goal was Crosby’s first in six games against the Thrashers . . . The Penguins have won seven straight home games against Atlanta and have not lost to the Thrashers here since Dec . 27, 2006 (2-4) . . . Fleury is 8-1 in his last nine games against Atlanta . . . In his last eight games against Atlanta, Malkin has nine goals and 20 points . . . Pittsburgh won three of the four games with Atlanta last season, as Malkin (2+2), Crosby (0+4) and Jordan Staal (2+2) all had four points and the Penguins killed 14 of 15 Thrashers’ power plays . Maxim Afinogenov and Jim Slater each had two goals last season for the Thrashers . . . Pittsburgh has lost the season series to Atlanta only once since the Thrashers joined the league, going 1-3-0 against them in 2005-06 . . . The Thrashers have continued on page 31

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scored the first goal in four of the last six games between teams . . . The Atlanta power play is 1-for-27 in the last six games against Pittsburgh . . . The teams’ next game is here Dec . 28 . . . The Penguins are now 30-8-0-3 in 41 all-time games against Atlanta, including 16-3-0-1 at home .

THE PENGUINS Pittsburgh, coming off a game in New York against the Rangers on Monday, goes back on the road Saturday to face the Columbus Blue Jackets . Then the Penguins return home to face New Jersey on Monday and Toronto on Wednesday . . . Crosby was on a pace to record a career-high 130 Sidney Crosby was on pace to record a career-high 130 points through his first 22 games . points through his first 22 games and took a 10-game scoring streak (9+12) into last weekend’s back-to-back home games against Ottawa and Calgary . The only longer scoring streaks he had at that point were 12 games during the 2008-09 season (March 5-April 1, 7+13) and 19 games during the 2007-08 season (Oct . 6-Nov . 17, 11+19) . . . Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his first shutout of the season and 17th of his career Nov . 24 in a 1-0 road win over Buffalo, stopping 30 shots . It was his first shutout of the Sabres and the 19th 1-0 victory in Penguins’ history . Fleury had recorded five of those 1-0 wins . . . Fleury had started seven straight games at that point . . . Pittsburgh had won 4 straight road games before visiting the Rangers on Monday . . . The Penguins were 9-1-1 in their last 11 games and 8-0-1 in their last nine after beating the Senators and Flames last Friday and Saturday . . . Crosby recorded his 200th goal against Calgary on Saturday . . . The Penguins had killed 22 straight penalties overall before playing Ottawa, and they took a 34-kill road streak into their meeting with the Rangers . . . Chris Conner had scored nine of his 10 NHL goals on the road heading into last weekend . continued on page 32

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This is the middle game of a three-game road trip for the Thrashers, who played in Colorado on Tuesday night and will play in Washington on Saturday. They return home to face Nashville and Colorado next week. . . Atlanta has missed the playoffs in each of the last three seasons. . . The Thrashers beat Detroit for the fourth time in their last six games against the Wings last week when they earned a 5-1 home victory, thanks in part to 32 saves from Ondrej Pavelec and a goal and an assist from Andrew Ladd. That gave Atlanta a 3-0 record since Ladd had been named captain, its longest winning streak of the season heading into home games last weekend against Montreal and Boston to end a six-game homestand. . . Former Penguin Chris Thorburn had four goals and five points in his first 22 games this season for Atlanta, and he was third on the team in penalty minutes at that point The Atlanta Thrashers went 3-0 . . . Niclas Bergfors, who broke into the NHL with after naming Andrew Ladd captain. New Jersey, has five goals in seven career games against the Penguins.

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The Trib Total Media Penguins All-Time Team honors 15 of the greatest players in Penguins history, as voted by the fans and a panel of media and team officials. Active NHL players were not eligible. The all-time team represents all eras of Penguins history and salutes the incredible history of hockey in our city. Visit the interactive display at the Trib Total Media Penguins All-Time Team Zone located at the Trib Total Media Gate. You will also see segments honoring other notable Penguins, builders (coaches, GMs, support staff) and, of course, fans.

66 MARIO LEMIEUX

Center, 1984-97, 2000-06

10 RON FRANCIS Center, 1991-98

25 KEVEN STEVENS

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Right Wing, 1990-2001

19 JEAN PRONOVOST Right Wing, 1968-78

TOM BARRASSO Goaltender, 1988-2000

4 DAVE BURROWS Defense, 1971-78, 1980-82

17 RICK KEHOE

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77 PAUL COFFEY Defense, 1987-92

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68 JAROMIR JAGR

55 LARRY MURPHY Defense, 1990-95

26 SYL APPS

Center, 1970-77

30 LES BINKLEY

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7 JOE MULLEN

Right Wing, 1990-95, 1996-97

10 PIERRE LAROUCHE Center, 1974-77

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COMMUNITY UPDATE PROVIDING A THANKSGIVING FEAST WITH A SMILE The Pittsburgh Penguins players assisted the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in providing the fixings to make Thanksgiving a little warmer for 100 Hill District families. After practice on Tuesday, November 16, five Penguins players visited the Allequippa Terrace Community Center to distribute frozen turkeys and a variety of vegetables and fruit to disadvantaged families selected by the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.  Max Talbot, Brooks Orpik, Alex Goligoski, Paul Martin and Deryk Engelland not only gave their time, they also provided people who rely on the Food Bank with much welcomed entertainment and laughs.  Once the food was safely stowed in the bags of the Hill District residents, the players took time to sign autographs, pose for photographs, and talk with many of the families.  This marked the fourth year that Penguins players have distributed items for Thanksgiving meals to community centers in the Hill District.  This endeavor is made possible by fan donations at the team’s annual Food Collection which is traditionally held in early November.  The generosity of our fans truly does make the holiday season a happier time for many local families.

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TONIGHT’S COMPETITORS ARE:

QUARTER-FINALS HEAT ONE: ALLEGHENY BADGERS SQUIRT 4 VS. BUTLER VALLEY DAWGS SQUIRT 2 The one-on-one competition features Trent Lunden/Andrew Gorr from Allegheny against Will Meglio/Ben Studebaker from Butler Valley. You can also view this and previously shown competitions at pittsburghpenguins.com.

On Sunday, October 10, sixteen youth hockey teams from the Pittsburgh Amateur Hockey League (PAHL) in the Squirt age group (age 9 - 10) participated in a shootout competition at CONSOL Energy Center. The event was videotaped to be shown in episodes at Penguins home games. The first round of competition featured heats between two teams striving to advance to the next round. Sixteen teams fielded five skaters shooting against the opposing team’s goalie. After each team competition, an individual shooter and goaltender squared off against the opposing team’s individual tandem for a one-on-one competition. Each winning team and pair of individuals advanced to the next round of eight teams/tandems. The format repeated as teams and individual pairs advanced through the quarter-final heats to move on to the semi-finals. Robust competition marked the semi-final round for teams and individual tandems. The remaining two teams and individual tandems then had to “leave it all on the ice” in vying for the championship. Early in the second intermission of each Penguins home game the various heats in the competition will be featured. Enjoy each episode.

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MIKE RUPP: GROWING UP A FOOTBALL FAN As a native of northeast Ohio — Cleveland, to be exact — Penguins winger Mike Rupp grew up a football fan. Why wouldn’t he? As a Cleveland Browns fan working and living for at least part of the year in Pittsburgh, Rupp has come up with a unique way to maintain the loyalties of his youth and still go along to get along in the here and now. He also roots, believe it or not, for the Steelers. “It’s kind of weird,” Rupp acknowledged. “I’ve kind of been disowned by my Cleveland friends for it, but I’m a casual Steelers fan, if that makes any sense. I live in Erie, and have for the last 10 years now, and that’s pretty much Steelers country. And the Browns for so many years haven’t had anything to root for after about Week Five, so I’ve tended to root for the Steelers. I like that brand of football.”

Mike Rupp brings a rugged attitude to his game every night.

Again, why wouldn’t he? The best description of the attitude Rupp brings to skating his wing every night is “rugged.” Why wouldn’t he appreciate the same type of approach on the gridiron, from the Browns and even from the Steelers? But Rupp doesn’t stop there. “On the same note, although it’s even more of an oxymoron, I like the Ravens, the way they play,” Rupp said. “The three teams that probably hate each other continued on page 47

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the most, I like looking for those teams and watching them any time I can.” When Rupp attended his first football game the Ravens actually were the Browns. He can’t remember the opponent or the score but he remembers liking it, a lot. “I went to a game as a kid at old Cleveland [Municipal] Stadium,” Rupp recalled. “And then by the time I got to the age of wanting to go more often they didn’t have a team. And then I moved out of town to play hockey. But I’m always a Browns fan through and through and I’ve been following them for a long time. “I remember going to Cleveland Stadium, sitting up real high with my dad. And I remember the atmosphere, my dad kept covering my ears. And then I remember certain things happening where they were passing things down the whole section and guys were smokin’ and drinkin’. “It was an atmosphere where I was just kinda like ‘whoa,’ but it was cool to be there. That’s Browns football, that kind of toughnosed, rugged style. It was an experience.” Just as his appreciation for the Steelers has raised some issues with acquaintances back home, Rupp’s Cleveland heritage has

“THE THREE TEAMS THAT PROBABLY HATE EACH OTHER THE MOST, I LIKE LOOKING FOR THOSE TEAMS AND WATCHING THEM ANY TIME I CAN.” ~Mike Rupp

ruffled some feathers here in the home of the Penguins and Steelers. “A little bit,” he said. “But I have my Rashard Mendenhall jersey that I wore to game one this year against the Falcons. I’ll root for the Steelers, but when it’s Steelers-Browns it’s my Peyton Hillis jersey, for sure.” Rupp is already anticipating when he might get an opportunity to sport that No. 40 Hillis jersey at an actual sporting event. continued on page 48

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Although he’ll be busy playing for the Penguins against the Capitals on Jan. 1 in the Winter Classic at Heinz Field, there’s a chance he might be afforded some time off the following afternoon. That would be the day the Steelers are scheduled to visit Cleveland for the BrownsSteelers rematch. “I haven’t been to the new stadium,” in Cleveland, Rupp said. “I don’t know what our schedule is for Jan. 2 but hopefully I’ll be able to swing that.” One thing Rupp probably won’t incorporate at the game in the event he attends and interacts with any Steelers fans is trash-talk. At least not until the Browns offer a little more inspiration along those lines. “If they get to .500 then I’ll be a little more excited,” Rupp said. “That Colt McCoy shows a lot of guts. But as an organization every time you think they’re turning the corner there’s a setback, so I won’t say anything right now.” As for tonight, Rupp figures to be busy along with the rest of the Penguins engaging the Atlanta Thrashers. But at least a part of his heart will be back in northeast Ohio watching the NBA’s Cavaliers host a rather high-profile opponent. That would be LeBron James of the Miami Heat. “I don’t care what he did but he didn’t handle it right,” Rupp said. “That’s the other

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Rupp hopes to make his first visit to the Cleveland Browns Stadium on January 2 to see the Browns-Steelers rematch. Mike Prisuta is the sports director for WDVE-FM and the sports anchor for “Jim, Randy & the DVE Morning Show.”

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BUILDING INFORMATION ALCOHOL Guests of CONSOL Energy Center must be 21 years of age or older to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages. ARAMARK reserves the right to check proof of legal drinking age. There is a maximum of TWO (2) alcoholic beverages per purchase at all concession stands and portable vendors. For Pittsburgh Penguins games, all alcohol sales within the arena will conclude at the beginning of the third period. Individual concerts and events are determined on a showby-show basis.

ATM MACHINES For the convenience of our fans, ATMs are available in CONSOL Energy Center: First Niagara Bank - Outside section 119 and 230, and in the lobby of the Trib Total Media Gate PNC Bank on PNC Legends Level - Outside of party suite 44 and suite 13

AUTOMOTIVE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AAA will have a “Puck Truck” at all Penguins home games. The “Puck Truck” is available to assist patrons that have trouble with their vehicles in CONSOL Energy Center lots only. Fans can call 1.800.AAA.HELP after the start of the third period.

FIRST AID There are two (2) UPMC First Aid Stations, one on each level of CONSOL Energy Center. UPMC First Aid is located adjacent to the Guest Services office outside section 104 and behind the concession stand at section 232.

BABY CHANGING STATIONS Baby changing stations are available in all restrooms, located on all seating levels of CONSOL Energy Center.

BAGS, BACKPACKS AND PURSES For security purposes, only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside CONSOL Energy Center and all items are subject to search upon entrance. Large bags, coolers, backpacks and sealed packages, including gifts for performers and/or athletes of any kind are not permitted unless otherwise noted on the individual event page.

BANNERS AND SIGNS Banners and signs are permitted for most events, providing they are appropriate, as deemed by building management. Signs must not be commercial in nature or utilize wood, metal or other types of objects for support. They cannot be hung or fastened anywhere in the building or in any way obstruct another guest’s view or building signage.

CAMERAS Cameras are permitted into CONSOL Energy Center for Pittsburgh Penguins hockey games and most events. If allowed, CONSOL Energy Center building policy states only small personal still cameras equipped with three (3) inch lens or smaller be brought into the building. Cameras with detachable lenses or flashes are not permitted. Video, audio and professional camera and recording devices are strictly prohibited in the building. continued on page 55

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HOSPITALITY & VIP PACKAGES EXECUTIVE FIRST STAR EXPERIENCE Lower level seats and a dinner buffet for ten.

LINE CHANGE VIP EXPERIENCE Lexus Club dinner and First Niagara Club seats for four.

ALL-STAR DINNER PACKAGE Pre-game event and game tickets for forty to one hundred and sixty guests.

PARTY SUITES Enjoy the game and a buffet dinner in our oversized party suites accommodating forty to one hundred and sixty guests.

Please call for pricing & availability.

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For all other non-hockey events, camera policies will vary. Please check the individual event page for further information.

CREDIT CARDS VISA, Discover, MasterCard and American Express credit cards are accepted at all merchandise and concession stands.

DESIGNATED DRIVERS Guests of legal drinking age who hold a valid driver’s license and wish to sign up to be a designated driver, may visit Guest Services at section 104 for specific Designated Driver booth locations during Pittsburgh Penguins games. In return for safe and sober transportation of their group from CONSOL Energy Center, the designated driver will receive a coupon redeemable for a complimentary soft drink during the game.

DOORS OPEN Doors generally open one (1) hour prior to the start of an event at CONSOL Energy Center, including Pittsburgh Penguins games. Please check the individual event page for further information. CONSOL Energy Center has a no re-entry policy; once you leave the building during an event, you will not be permitted to return.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION In the event of an emergency, CONSOL Energy Center staff will utilize the public address (PA) system to inform guests of the situation and any instructions as applicable. All exits and emergency exits are posted with appropriate signage.

ENTRANCES AND EXITS There are four (4) points of entry into CONSOL Energy Center: American Eagle Gate (Fifth Avenue and Washington Place), Trib Total Media

Gate (Centre Avenue Lower Entrance), Verizon Gate (Centre Avenue Upper Entrance), and a private parking garage entrance for suite ticket holders.

FAMILY RESTROOMS Family restrooms are available on all levels of CONSOL Energy Center near sections 106/107, 108, 115, 121, 213, 225, party suite 44 and suite 13.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES No food or beverages of any kind are permitted to be brought into CONSOL Energy Center. Concession stands located throughout the arena sell a wide variety of food, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages. Patrons requesting to bring in outside food or beverage due to health conditions should contact Guest Services in advance at info@consolenergycenter.com. Pennsylvania State Law prohibits the sale of alcohol to all persons under the age of 21. Guests are required to show proper identification and proof of age when purchasing alcoholic beverages.

LOST AND FOUND If an item is lost or found during an event please see the Guest Services office located outside section 104. Guests inquiring about lost items after an event should call 412.804.7903. Items lost at events are held in storage for thirty (30) days and then either disposed of or donated to an appropriate charity.

PENSGEAR PensGear, the official team store of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is located in the lobby of CONSOL Energy Center, inside the Trib Total Media Gate. Store hours vary. Please call 412.553.8553 for more information. Refer to page 133 for additional store locations through out CONSOL Energy Center. continued on page 56

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PROHIBITED ITEMS Bags, back packs, air horns, coolers (hard/soft sided), thermoses, large purses, cans, bottles, flasks, alcoholic beverages, laser pointers, video or audio recording devices, professional cameras/lens, tripods, banners or signs on poles, weapons or any other items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate are strictly prohibited. Small purses, camera cases, binocular cases and diaper bags will be permitted, however, all items that do not pass security must be returned to vehicles.

QUESTIONS For general questions, please call 412.642.1800 or e-mail info@consolenergycenter.com.

RE-ENTRY POLICY Exit and re-entry is not permitted at CONSOL Energy Center.

SECURITY In the interest of guests and staff safety, a search process is required for all events in order to prevent guests from bringing unauthorized and prohibited items into the arena.

SMOKING POLICY Smoking is not permitted inside CONSOL Energy Center.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Birthday and anniversary messages can be displayed at Pittsburgh Penguins hockey games only. A $20 donation is required to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. To have a birthday or anniversary message displayed, visit the ‘Fan Zone’ section of pittsburghpenguins.com. All requests must be placed at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to each game.

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TAG-A-KID In the event a parent and child might be separated at a CONSOL Energy Center event, parents can register their child with the Tag-A-Kid program. A wristband with the parent’s seat location and contact number will be given to the child. Registration is available at the Guest Services office located outside section 104.

VIDEO CAMERAS Use of video or audio recording equipment is strictly prohibited. CONSOL Energy Center reserves the right to confiscate any tape or film and remove the patron from the building.

WHEELCHAIRS A limited number of wheelchairs are available for transporting guests that are disabled to their seating location. Guests can be transported from the gates to their seats. If a wheelchair is needed for the duration of the event, guests must supply their own wheelchairs. Wheelchairs cannot be reserved in advance. Upon arrival, guests can arrange for a wheelchair at any entrance of CONSOL Energy Center. Please see a CONSOL Energy Center employee to assist with wheelchair transportation.

WILL CALL Tickets ordered or prepaid can be picked up at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office, located in the lobby of the Trib Total Media Gate. Will Call windows open one (1) hour prior to events and patrons must present valid photo identification and the credit card of record when picking up tickets.


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CONCESSIONS GUIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES/BEER Amber Bock Draft 102, 106, 108, 112, 206 Bass Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 121, 206, 213 Beck’s Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 121, 206, 213 Bud Light Draft 101, 102, 103, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 116, 121, 205, 206, 211, 212, 223, 231 Bud Light Can 106, 116, 204, 217 Budweiser Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 206 Coors Light Draft 108, 206, 230 Coors Light Bottle 102, 106, 112 Coors Light Can 109, 234 Corona Bottle 102, 112, 206 Czechvar Bottle 121, 213 Heineken Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 206 Hoegaarden Bottle 121, 213 Iron City Light Bottle 102, 112, 206 Iron City Light Can 109, 234 Labatt Blue Draft 102, 106, 112, 206 Labatt Blue Bottle 108 Labatt Blue Can 106, 116, 204, 217

Labatt Blue Light Draft 103, 108, 113, 206, 232 Labatt Blue Light Bottle 102, 106, 112 Labatt Blue Light Can 106, 116, 204, 217 LandShark Bottle 121, 213 Michelob Ultra Bottle 102, 112 Miller Lite Draft 101, 102, 106, 111, 112, 205, 206 Miller Lite Bottle 108 Miller Lite Can 106, 116, 204, 217 O’Doul’s Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 206 Redbridge (gluten free) Bottle 102, 112, 121, 206, 213 Rolling Rock Can 109, 234 Stella Artois Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 121, 206, 213 Shock Top Bottle 121, 213 Yuengling Draft 108, 119 Yuengling Bottle 102, 106, 108, 112, 206 Yuengling Can 109, 234

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES/ COCKTAILS, WINE, MALTERNATIVES Cocktails 102, 112, 206 Wine 102, 112, 206

Bacardi Lemon 102, 106, 108, 109, 112, 116, 204, 206, 217, 234 Smirnoff Ice 102, 106, 108, 109, 112, 116, 204, 206, 217

SOFT DRINKS, BOTTLED WATER, JUICE, COFFEE 22 oz. Fountain Soft Drink (assorted Dr. Pepper/Snapple Products)

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101, 103, 107, 108, 109, 111, 113, 116, 119, 120, 121, 205, 206, 211, 212, 223, 230, 231, 232 Bottled Soft Drink (assorted Dr. Pepper/Snapple Products)

105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 116, 118, 119, 120, 121, 201, 211, 212, 214, 215, 218, 223, 231, 232, 233 Bottled Water 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 116, 118, 119, 120, 121, 201, 205, 206, 211, 212, 214, 215, 223, 230, 231, 232, 233 Coffee (Tim Hortons) 103, 113, 116, 121, 223, 231 Snapple Iced Tea 107, 108, 109, 116, 120, 121, 205, 206, 211, 212, 223, 230, 231, 232 continued on page 62

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Venom Energy Drink 106, 107, 108, 109, 116, 120, 121, 211, 212, 223, 230, 231, 232

BBQ AT SMOKEHOUSE Beef Brisket, Chicken & Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Platters 205 BBQ Chicken or Pork Nachos 205

CHICKEN SPECIALTIES Chicken Tenders 101, 108, 111, 120, 212, 232 WingStreet® Wings (Pizza Hut®)

107, 120, 212, 232 Grilled Chicken Sandwich 107, 206, 212, 232 Grilled Chicken Ciabatta Sandwich 101, 111 Kickin’ Chicken Sandwich 108 Mediterranean Chicken Wrap 103, 108, 113 Smoked BBQ Chicken Nachos 205 Smoked BBQ Chicken Sandwich 205

GRILL ITEMS Angus Beef Cheeseburger 101, 107, 111, 206, 211, 212, 232 Hot Dog 101, 103, 107, 109, 111, 113, 116, 121, 206, 212, 223, 230, 231, 232

Topped Hot Dog 214, 218 Italian Sausage 107, 212, 232 Smoked Sausage 109, 116, 121, 223, 231

FRESH MADE WRAPS & SALADS Caesar Salad 103, 108, 113 Fruit Plate 108 Mediterranean Chicken Wrap 103, 108, 113

SPECIALITY ITEMS & CARVERY Cheesesteak Dippers 101, 111 Chef’s Specialty Carved Sandwiches 107 Chef’s Specialty Sauté 107 Cuban Pork Sandwich 103, 113 Fresh Squeezed Lemonade 105, 201 Kielbasa Grinder 101, 107, 111, 206 Meatball Grinder 108 Primanti Bros. Sandwiches 119 Onion Rings 107, 206 Specialty Nuts 105, 201 Sirloin French Dip 108 , 206

FRENCH FRIES, NACHOS, POPCORN & SNACKS French Fries 101, 107, 111, 119, 120, 206, 212, 232 Topped French Fries 108, 206 Nachos Grande 103, 109, 113, 116, 121, 211, 223, 230, 231 Jumbo Pretzels 103, 108, 109, 113, 116, 120, 121, 211, 223, 230, 231 Peanuts 103, 109, 113, 116, 121, 206, 211, 212, 223, 230, 231 Popcorn 103, 105, 109, 113, 116, 121, 201, 212, 223, 230, 231 Cracker Jack 109, 116, 121, 206, 211, 223, 230, 231 Candy 103, 109, 113, 116, 121, 206, 211, 212, 223, 230, 231

ICE CREAM/ ITALIAN ICE Ice Cream Cup 109, 116, 223 Ice Cream Waffle Cone 109, 116, 223 Italian Ice 116 Misto Shake 116

PIZZA HUT® Pizza Singles 9” 103, 107, 113, 120, 212, 232

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7

12

6

8

3

5

0

0

46

10.9

Matt Cooke

25

Mark Letestu

25

4

7

11

4

29

0

0

2

2

31

12.9

4

6

10

-1

6

2

1

0

0

53

7.5

Pascal Dupuis

24

6

4

10

2

18

0

0

0

1

55

10.9

Tyler Kennedy

24

4

5

9

-1

13

0

3

0

0

64

6.3

Max Talbot

25

4

3

7

2

19

0

0

1

0

26

15.4

Arron Asham

15

3

3

6

E

13

0

0

0

0

21

14.3

Mike Rupp

24

1

4

5

2

35

0

0

0

0

21

4.8

Mike Comrie

16

0

5

5

-4

18

0

2

0

0

21

0.0

Zbynek Michalek

16

0

5

5

-4

6

0

2

0

0

21

0.0

Brooks Orpik

19

1

4

5

5

16

0

0

0

2

17

5.9

Craig Adams

23

1

3

4

E

14

0

0

1

1

21

4.8

Deryk Engelland

21

1

2

3

-4

53

0

0

0

0

16

6.3

Ben Lovejoy

14

0

2

2

-1

20

0

0

0

0

12

0.0

Eric Tangradi

9

1

1

2

-1

6

0

0

0

0

12

8.3

Chris Conner

9

1

0

1

E

0

0

0

0

0

15

6.7

Andrew Hutchinson

5

0

1

1

-3

6

0

0

0

0

2

0.0

Eric Godard

7

0

0

0

2

16

0

0

0

0

0

0.0

207

23

380

18

36

5

7

801

9.2

TEAM TOTALS

25

74 133

GOALIES

GP

W

L

GAA

SV

SV%

SO

TGA

TSA

Marc-Andre Fleury

16

8

6

2.57

372

0.910

1

39

411

2

1

Brent Johnson

10

7

2

2.00

271

0.930

1

20

291

0

1

TOTALS

26

15

8

2.34

643

0.916

2

59

702

2

2

PIM ENG

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Player

POS HT

WT

#

Player

1

Brent Johnson

G

6-3

3

Alex Goligoski

4

199

24

Matt Cooke

LW

5-11 205

D

5-11 180

25

Max Talbot

C

5-11 190

Zbynek Michalek

D

6-2

210

27

Craig Adams

RW 6-0

5

Deryk Engelland

D

6-2

202

28

Eric Godard

RW 6-4

6

Ben Lovejoy

D

6-2

215

29

Marc-Andre Fleury

G

6-2

180

7

Paul Martin

D

6-1

190

44

Brooks Orpik

D

6-2

219

9

Pascal Dupuis

RW 6-1

205

45

Arron Asham

10

Mark Letestu

C

5-11 195

48

Tyler Kennedy

C

5-11 183

14

Chris Kunitz

LW

6-0

193

58

Kris Letang

D

6-0

201

17

Mike Rupp

C

6-5

230

71

Evgeni Malkin

C

6-3

195

18

Chris Conner

RW 5-8

180

87

Sidney Crosby

C

5-11 200

19

Mike Comrie

C

5-10 185

POS HT

WT

197 214

RW 5-11 205


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Player

POS HT

WT

#

Player

3

Brent Sopel

D

4

Zach Bogosian

6

Ron Hainsey

8

Alexander Burmistrov

9

Evander Kane

10

Bryan Little

6-2

205

23

Jim Slater

C

6-0

D

6-3

215

24

Freddy Meyer

D

5-10 185

D

6-3

210

27

Chris Thorburn

C

6-1

180

29

Johnny Oduya

D

6-0

190

LW

6-2

195

31

Ondrej Pavelec

G

6-3

220

5-11 185

33

Dustin Byfuglien

D

6-5

265

16

Andrew Ladd

LW

6-3

205

36

Eric Boulton

LW

6-1

225

18 19

Niclas Bergfors

RW 6-0

200

39

Tobias Enstrom

D

5-10 180

Freddy Modin

LW

6-4

220

47

Rich Peverley

C

6-0

195

21

Ben Eager

LW

6-2

235

50

Chris Mason

G

6-0

195

22

Anthony Stewart

RW 6-3

230

80

Nik Antropov

C

6-6

245

C

POS HT

RW 6-3

WT 200

230

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THRASHERS BY THE #S PLAYER

GP

G

A

PTS

+/-

PIM

SHG

SHA

SOG

Dustin Byfuglien

24

9

16

25

4

29

4

Andrew Ladd

24

8

16

24

1

6

2

9

0

0

93

9.7

8

2

1

58

13.8

Tobias Enstrom

24

3

17

20

1

6

2

11

0

1

21

14.3

Niclas Bergfors

21

6

10

16

E

2

2

4

0

0

42

14.3

Evander Kane

24

9

7

16

-7

23

1

2

0

0

89

10.1

Rich Peverley

24

5

10

Anthony Stewart

24

6

7

15

-3

18

4

2

0

1

57

8.8

13

1

10

4

2

0

0

42

14.3

Nik Antropov

23

6

5

11

-9

8

4

3

0

0

36

16.7

Alex Burmistrov

24

3

6

9

5

16

0

0

0

1

37

8.1

Bryan Little

18

4

5

9

5

6

0

1

1

1

31

12.9

Johnny Oduya

24

0

8

8

-6

6

0

2

0

0

28

0.0

Fredrik Modin

15

4

2

6

-6

0

0

0

1

0

27

14.8

Ben Eager

24

3

3

6

4

44

0

0

0

0

30

10.0

Jim Slater

19

3

2

5

-2

6

0

0

0

0

34

8.8

Chris Thorburn

24

4

1

5

1

20

1

1

0

0

27

14.8

Zach Bogosian

18

1

2

3

-7

19

0

1

0

0

32

3.1

Eric Boulton

18

1

2

3

5

17

0

0

0

0

14

7.1

Brent Sopel

23

1

1

2

5

8

0

0

0

0

17

5.9

Ron Hainsey

24

0

1

1

1

6

0

0

0

0

24

0.0

Noah Welch

2

0

0

0

-1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0.0

Nigel Dawes

6

0

0

0

-6

0

0

0

0

0

6

0.0

Freddy Meyer

5

0

0

0

-2

4

0

0

0

0

1

0.0

TEAM TOTALS

24

76 121

197

-16

262

24

46

4

5

747

10.2

GOALIES

GP

W

L

GAA

SV

SV%

SO

TGA

TSA

Ondrej Pavelec

14

6

4

1.62

374

0.950

2

20

394

0

3

Chris Mason

13

6

5

3.90

384

0.900

0

44

428

2

1

1

0

0

1.56

15

0.940

0

1

16

0

1

28

12

9

2.68

773

0.922

2

65

838

2

5

Peter Mannino TOTALS

74

PPG PPA

SPCT

PIM ENG


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Zach Bogosian 4

Ron Hainsey 6

Alexander Burmistrov 8

Evander Kane 9

Bryan Little 10

Andrew Ladd 16

Niclas Bergfors 18

Freddy Modin 19

Ben Eager 21

Anthony Stewart 22

Jim Slater 23

Freddy Meyer 24

Chris Thorburn 27

Johnny Oduya 29

Ondrej Pavelec 31

Dustin Byfuglien 33

Eric Boulton 36

Tobias Enstrom 39

Rich Peverley 47

Chris Mason 50

Nik Antropov 80

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THE PENGUINS GAME VAULT DECEMBER 7, 1995 • PENGUINS 7, CANADIENS 5 CIVIC ARENA

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The Pittsburgh Penguins were nearly unbeatable at the Civic Arena during the early portion of the 1995-96 season, owning a 9-2 record at their home rink prior to dropping the puck against the Montreal Canadiens on Dec. 7, 1995. However, picking up win No. 10 did not appear to be in the cards when the visiting Canadiens scored once in the first period and three more times within the first 14:17 of the second period to jump out to a commanding 4-0 lead. But if there was one thing the Penguins of the early ‘90s could do, it was fill up the net behind opposing goaltenders in a moment’s notice — especially with future Hall of Famers Mario Lemieux, Ron Francis and Jaromir Jagr comprising the roster. Lemieux, always impeccable with his timing, began the comeback charge by burying an unassisted goal behind Montreal netminder Pat Jablonski just 1:39 minutes after Turner Stevenson staked the Habs to a 4-0 lead. The Penguins and the home crowd built off the momentum Lemieux’s tally provided, as Tomas Sandstrom and Francis also scored to give the Penguins three goals within 1:43 to cut Montreal’s lead to 4-3 after 40 minutes. Tomas Sandstrom had two goals on the night to By the time the third period began, help the Penguins to a 7-5 win over the Canadiens. everyone had the sense it was only going to be a matter of time before the Penguins would do what seemed unthinkable about an hour earlier, and knot the game at 4-4. Finally, 6:17 into the final frame, and following great pressure by the Penguins to begin the period, Bryan Smolinski tied the contest by scoring his seventh goal of the season. The Penguins took a 5-4 lead six minutes later when Lemieux — who else? — beat Jablonski for his league-leading 25th goal of the season to give Pittsburgh a lead they would never relinquish. Francis and Sandstrom each added their second goals of the game later in the period to put an exclamation point on the Penguins’ comeback, before Montreal’s Valeri Bure added a meaningless goal with three seconds remaining to give the game its 7-5 final. Ken Wregget, who replaced an injured Tom Barrasso midway through the first period, picked up the win — the Penguins’ seventh in a row. Lemieux, who would go on to lead the NHL in both goals (69) and points (161) that season, extended his personal scoring streak to 10 games (9G-15A) with his two goals and an assist. Jagr, who had three assists, extended his scoring streak to 11 games (9G-13A).

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Opening Day of Rookie Camp

14

NHL Board of Governors Meeting (New York, NY)

17

Opening Day of NHL Training Camps

21

Pre-season schedule begins

28

Kraft Hockeyville — Buffalo Sabres vs. Ottawa Senators (Dundas, ON)

OCTOBER 1

Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month

6

Opening Day Playing Rosters set (3:00 p.m. ET)

7

Opening Night — 93rd NHL Regular Season begins

7

NHL Face-Off (Toronto)

7

2010 Compuware NHL Premiere — Carolina Hurricanes at Minnesota Wild (Helsinki, FIN)

7

Official Opening of CONSOL Energy Center — Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins

8

2010 Compuware NHL Premiere — Minnesota Wild at Carolina Hurricanes (Helsinki, FIN)

8

2010 Compuware NHL Premiere — Columbus Blue Jackets at San Jose Sharks (Stockholm, SWE)

9

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9

2010 Compuware NHL Premiere — Phoenix Coyotes at Boston Bruins (Prague, CZE)

9

Stanley Cup Banner Raised — Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks

10

2010 Compuware NHL Premiere — Boston Bruins at Phoenix Coyotes (Prague, CZE)

21

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Buffalo, NY) Inductees: Art Berglund, Derian Hatcher, Kevin Hatcher, Dr. George V. Nagobads, Jeremy Roenick

28

A Celebration of Lester Patrick (Boston, MA) Recipients: Cam Neely, David Andrews, Jerry York, Jack Parker

30

Busiest Day in NHL season — 28 teams play

NOVEMBER 6

Hockey Hall of Fame Game (Buffalo Sabres at Toronto Maple Leafs)

7

Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic

8

Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Toronto, ON) Inductees: Dino Ciccarelli, Cammi Granato, Angela James (Player category); Jim Devellano, The late Daryl “Doc” Seaman (Builder category)

8-18

2010 Subway Super Series (CHL)

9

NHL General Managers Meeting (Toronto)

11-13

U20 4 Nations Cup

26

NHL Founder’s Day (1917) — 13 games on schedule

DECEMBER 1

Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents

6-7

NHL Board of Governors Meeting (Palm Beach, FL)

19-27

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24-25

No scheduled practices — dressing rooms closed

26 – Jan.5

IIHF World U20 Championship (Buffalo, NY)

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27-31

NHL All-Star Break (no games played)

28

NHL Board of Governors Meeting (Raleigh, NC)

29

Honda SuperSkills, 7 p.m. ET, Raleigh, NC (RBC Center)

30

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NHL Regular Season Schedule Resumes

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CBC’s Hockey Day in Canada (Host: Whitehorse, YT) Ottawa Senators at Edmonton Oilers; Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens; Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks

18-20

Hockey Weekend Across America (USA Hockey)

20

Hockey Day in America

20

2011 NHL Heritage Classic — Montreal Canadiens at Calgary Flames (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)

28

Trade deadline (3:00 p.m. ET)

MARCH 14-16

NHL General Managers Meeting (Boca Raton, FL)

APRIL 7-9

NCAA Frozen Four (Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN)

10

Last day of 2010-11 regular season

13

Stanley Cup Playoffs begin

14-24

IIHF U18 World Championship (Germany)

29-May 15

IIHF World Championship (Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia & Ladislav Trojak Arena in Kosice, Slovakia)

30

2011 RBC Royal Bank Cup (Edgeworth Centre, Camrose, AB)

MAY 20-29

2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup (Hershey Centre, Mississauga, ON)

29-June 4

NHL Combine (Location: TBA)

JUNE 17/18

Last possible day for 2011 Stanley Cup Final

TBA

Deadline for first club-elected salary arbitration (later of June 15 or 48 hours after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Final, 5:00 p.m. ET)

22

2010 NHL Awards (Las Vegas, Nevada)

24-25

NHL Entry Draft (St. Paul, MN)

JULY 1

Free Agency period begins

5

Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration notification (5:00 p.m. ET)

6

Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration notification (5:00 p.m. ET)

20 – Aug.4

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PENGUINS EMBRACE HBO REALITY SHOW Penguins fans occasionally get a peek at what goes on behind the scenes, but throughout the month of December, HBO will give everyone an all-access pass to the life of a hockey player. “24/7 Penguins/ Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic” will follow both the Penguins and Washington Capitals on the ice, in the locker room, on the plane and in the workout rooms during the month leading up to the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2011 at Heinz Field. “I think fans will get a better understanding as to what it takes to be a hockey player,” Matt Cooke said. “Some

Penguins CEO David Morehouse announces the team’s participation in the HBO series at a press conference on Sept. 23.

people think we just go out and play games, but there’s a lot of stuff that goes on behind the scenes.” HBO’s crew visited practice in September and mid-November to shoot promotional footage, but they will start filming for the series in early December to lead up to the big game at Heinz Field on New Year’s Day. “We’re thrilled to be here,” said Mark Taffet, senior vice president of HBO Sports. “The team, every player, and the coaching staff have been so cooperative. Our work here is only as good as the time that the players and the team give us. And they have been completely unselfish.” NHL players are accustomed to cameras being around the locker room and the ice, but cameras following them 24/7 will be a new experience. “They call it 24/7 for a reason,” Taffet said. “We’ll be with the team 24/7, and we know it will take people up close and personal in a way that they’ll love and a way that the fans will appreciate.” continued on page 99

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“I watched ‘Hard Knocks’ and I understood more about football,” Max Talbot said. “Hopefully our show is going to bring more of the fringe fans. They are really going to see what is going on in a hockey locker room and behind the scenes. Hopefully that will make them like hockey even more.” “I’ve watched what they did with the boxers and I think it’s pretty cool,” Marc-Andre Fleury said. “I’m sure we’ll watch it to see how we look, and I’m sure there will be some good stuff.” Evgeni Malkin has always been a little bit shy in front of the camera. Yet he sees this as an opportunity. “It’s good for fans to see what I do in my life,” he said. “It’s tough on me because I’ll have to talk a lot to the cameras, but it’s a good idea. I like it because the Winter Classic is a dream to play in again.”

The series will give fans an inside-the-locker room look at the Penguins as they prepare to play on Jan. 1.

A 12-minute preview of the show aired in November, and replays of the preview will broadcast frequently leading up to Dec. 15, which is when the first of four episodes will air at 10 p.m. The program will also be available on demand and at HBO.com.

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ICEBURGH CALLS THE PENALTIES

HOLDING Using hands on an opponent or his equipment.

INTERFERENCE Having contact with an opponent not in possession of the puck.

KNEEING Using the knee to impede an opponent.

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SUCCESSFUL FIRST QUARTER FOR PENGUINS Before the puck was dropped on Oct. 7 to begin the 2010-11 National Hockey League regular season, everyone knew the fortunes of the Penguins’ season would be determined in large part by the performances of superstar captain Sidney Crosby and Stanley Cup-winning netminder Marc-Andre Fleury. Twenty-five games into the season, the play of Crosby and Fleury, particularly over the past three weeks, are two of the biggest reasons why the Penguins have the third-most points in the Eastern Conference with 32 (15-8-2) as of Nov. 29. Arguably the league’s best player from the first day he stepped onto a NHL ice surface in October 2005, Crosby, the reigning ‘Rocket’ Richard Trophy winner (most goals), has taken his game to yet another rarified level this season. With his team hovering around the .500 mark on Nov. 6 with a 6-7-1 record, Crosby put the Penguins on his back, leading the charge to a 9-1-1 run by recording at least a point in 12-consecutive games (12G-13A), his third-longest point streak of his career. On Nov. 26, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped a season-high Crosby’s scoring exploits not 43 shots in the 2-1 defeat of the Ottawa Senators. only catapulted his team back to the top of the standings, but they also moved him into a familiar position — leading the NHL scoring race. With 40 points (18G-22A) through his first 25 games — the best start of his NHL career — Crosby sat one point ahead of Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos in a race that figures to go back and forth the rest of the season. Last season, the two young sensations tied for the NHL goal-scoring lead with 51. While Crosby has performed at his all-world level throughout the first quarter, Fleury struggled at the outset of the campaign, winning just once in his first eight starts. But that rough start is way back in the rearview mirror now, as Fleury quickly ripped off an eight-game unbeaten streak (7-0-1) — tied for the fourth-longest unbeaten stretch of his career — to help Crosby lift the Penguins back to elite status. Fleury’s turnaround began when he became the seventh-youngest goaltender to win 150 games on Nov. 12 versus Tampa Bay and has included some spectacular performances along the way. In perhaps his best game of the season, Fleury stopped all 30 shots he faced, including several 10-bellers, in a 1-0 win at Buffalo the night before Thanksgiving. He followed continued on page 120

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that up with a scintillating effort two days later at CONSOL Energy Center, stopping a season-high 43 shots in a 2-1 defeat of the Ottawa Senators. Like we mentioned above, numbers like those were expected from Crosby and Fleury. But as well as they have played, they needed help carrying the team. That’s where a pair of unsung heroes — Brent Johnson and Kris Letang — enter the picture. With Fleury struggling to find his game the first couple of weeks, the Penguins figured to be in trouble. However, that was never really the case thanks to a first two months Brent Johnson ranked among the league by Johnson that has him ranked leaders in both goals-against average (2.00, 6th) among the league’s leaders in and save percentage (.931, 5th) as of Nov. 29. several categories. Johnson, in his second year as Fleury’s backup, went on a 7-2-1 run to begin the 2010-11 season. Not only was Johnson racking up victories to help keep the team afloat, he was nearly unbeatable in doing so. In his nine starts, Johnson allowed two or fewer goals seven times, including a 33-save shutout at Carolina on Oct. 30. One of the three stars of the game almost nightly, Johnson ranked among the league leaders in both goals-against average (2.00, 6th) and save percentage (.931, 5th) as of Nov. 29. When the Penguins lost unrestricted free agent defenseman Sergei Gonchar to the Ottawa Senators on July 1, many wondered how the team would replace the offensive production Gonchar provided. Two months into the season we have our answer — 23-year-old budding superstar Letang. Always considered to have the potential to break out offensively, things have really come together for Letang in year four. Seeing action on the No. 1 power-play unit and earning top-line minutes has given Letang the chance to flourish at both ends of the rink as a legitimate No. 1 defenseman. He has taken full advantage of the opportunity, ranking third in the NHL among blueliners with 22 points (4G-18A) through the first 25 games. Not only has Letang posted high numbers, he has done so in a consistent manner, posting at least one point in 14 games and notching six multiple-point efforts. His improved offensive play has not come at the expense of his own zone, as Letang leads the Penguins with a plus-11 rating. It’s only a quarter of the season, as four-plus months still remain on the docket, but if the Penguins continue to get the same production from Crosby, Fleury, Johnson and Letang, in addition to the rest of the team, Pittsburgh will remain among the league’s elite teams heading into the 2011 postseason. 120


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On January 1, 2008, in a game for the ages at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, NY, the Penguins and Sabres took to the great outdoors … and the NHL Winter Classic was born. A National Hockey League attendance record setting crowd of 71,217 witnessed as the Penguins prevailed, 2-1. Sidney Crosby’s shootout-winner amid the snowfall turned the final page on the game’s storybook ending. The success of the 2008 NHL Winter Classic led to it becoming an annual event played on New Year’s Day in a different NHL city. Here’s a summary of the matchups and locations for each game.

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THE CHOICE SEEMS CLEAR: VOTE LETANG. Defenseman Kris Letang doesn’t have a catchy campaign slogan. Heck, he’s not even on the ballot by which players get elected for the NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 30 at Raleigh, N.C. But Letang might beat the odds and win selection by achieving popularity the oldfashioned way: Playing great. The 23-year-old Montreal native is having a breakout season. After 23 games, Letang ranked fourth in scoring among NHL defensemen with four goals and 15 points. Such production placed him third on the Penguins; his plus-10 mark led the club. His play was not only effective but aggressive, too, more physical than years past. NHL fans noticed. When initial returns for All-Star Game balloting were announced, Letang was eighth among defenseman (and first among write-in candidates at that position) with 50,153 votes. Letang has buzz. His profile has increased. Letang’s humility remains, however.  “It’s great right now to have those points. But I think I can play a better game overall,” Letang said. “I try to bring more than I used to bring. I’m more into the rushes. I try to support the attack when I have a chance, and it’s paid off so far. “But I’m looking for more. A better game defensively, too.”  Letang isn’t the only Penguins defenseman who attacks: Alex Goligoski and Paul Martin each had 11 points after 23 games to rank sixth and seventh in team scoring, respectively. Kris Letang’s breakout season has made him a popular write-in candidate for the 2011 All-Star Game.

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the defensemen must pick their spots offensively. “I want to [attack],” Letang said. “A few of our defensemen are offensive-minded and like to join the rush every time. “But it isn’t just about when to join the rush. It’s about knowing when to pinch. Not getting caught deep in the [offensive] zone. Not getting in a bad position at a bad moment.” Score and situation must be considered, certainly.  “When you’re up two goals and the play’s not there but you still try to make something happen, that’s when you get caught,” Letang said. Letang spoke from bitter experience: He made the latter comment Nov. 11, the day after the Penguins blew a 4-2 third-period lead and lost to Boston 7-4 at CONSOL Energy Center. “I’m pretty sure all the guys didn’t get much sleep,” Letang continued. “We saw the tape. We did good things. There were just some times in the game when we didn’t manage the puck well or make good decisions. Those mistakes ended up being in our net.” The lesson seemed learned: The Penguins went 6-0-1 over their next seven games. Considering his flourishing physicality, Letang said, “I don’t want to be just an offensive-minded defenseman. I want to be a two-way player that is really hard to play against. Every night I want to play against the other team’s top line and make things really difficult by being in their face, hitting them, and just really being active against them. “It’s something I take pride in doing. I’m looking forward to improving on that.”  Letang’s skating is excellent. So is his agility. Letang has stymied many odd-man rushes by strategically sliding to break things up.  “It’s timing,” said the 6-foot, 201-pounder. “It’s something we work on with [assistant coach] Todd Reirden. “On a two-on-one, you can take away [the puck-carrier’s] time and space and take the pass away at the same time.” Letang is part of the Penguins’ power play. He may not brag about that. As of Nov. 26, the Penguins man-advantage unit ranked 24th in the NHL with a conversion rate of 14.6 percent.  “Even with the quality of players we have, I think we have to simplify,” Letang said. “We have to shoot the puck, and we have to always have a guy in the blue paint for screens and rebounds. We need to simplify things, and put it on net.” Letang wants to play well. But if he’s concerned about whether or not that results in a trip to the NHL All-Star Game, he does a great job hiding it. Letang didn’t know he was left off this year’s ballot; in fact, he seemed unaware that such a ballot exists.  “I don’t really pay attention to those things,” Letang said. Mark Madden hosts a radio show 3-6 p.m. weekdays on WXDX-FM (105.9).

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AFTER 23 GAMES, LETANG RANKED FOURTH IN SCORING AMONG NHL DEFENSEMEN WITH FOUR GOALS AND 15 POINTS. 141


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