It took a banked puck off the goalie by former Predator Patric Hornqvist in the waning minutes of Game 6, but the Penguins did it. Back-to-back champions. An empty netter with seconds to play sealed Sunday's clincher, as the Pittsburgh Penguins won consecutive Stanley Cups for the second time in franchise history. "This one was a grind," head coach Mike Sullivan said about the Cup run. The final game was a grind too, with a disallowed Nashville goal, amazing goaltending on both sides and some controversial calls throughout the game. Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe trophy for playoff MVP, his second in as many years. Relive all our playoff coverage here, and follow along as we look to the future...and the parade.
Maybe you were one of the thousands of Penguins fans who packed PPG Paints Arena and the big screen there. Maybe you celebrated in a South Side bar and poured into E. Carson Street, as people and Stanley Cups crowd surfed and a catfish was tossed across the street. Check out some of the best photos from the party at the Paint Can and more from the celebration in the South Side.
Two state senators from Western Pa. want to institute harsher penalties for people convicted of selling heroin who are found with more than three doses of the life-saving, overdose-reversing drug naloxone. The punishment would add up to a year to the person’s prison sentence and bring a $5,000 fine. That proposal is not sitting well with the harm reduction community. Here's why.
|What||Celebrate all things Irish through music, food and dancing at the 27th annual Celtic Celebration. Other activities include an intro into Irish genealogy, cultural Hedge school, and a chance to hang out with Irish pups, such as setters, wolfhounds.|
|Where||Riverplex at Sandcastle at 1000 Sandcastle Dr. (West Homestead)|
|When||September 8, 2017 at 4:00 pm to September 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm|
|How much||Ticket prices vary|
|What||Relieve some stress by playing Monday-night dodgeball with other grownups (meaning people 18 and older). The balls are made of soft foam, not hard rubber, so you don't have to worry about getting smacked (too hard) in the head. Still dealing with childhood gym-class trauma? You can also hang out, drink and just watch.|
|Where||The Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)|
|When||June 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm|
The Incline Likes
Pittsburgh startup Module builds incremental housing, so the house grows with its owners' budget and family size. And Module has its first model unit on the plaza of Nova Place. Built for AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear Demo Day, the unit is a living space complete with a murphy bed / work space, a game table and more. And you have two chances this month to tour it.