Yesterday, when I was writing about the Catahecassa Springs in Schenley Park I was looking for the date that the Schenley Park ice rink was constructed. While I still don’t know when the Schenley Park ice rink was built, I learned about a building that I had never heard of before, the Schenley Park Casino. Since it is a hockey night in Pittsburgh, it seems fitting that our next post on historic preservation is about the building that hosted the very first hockey game in the City of Pittsburgh.
In 1893 construction began on an elaborate recreation building that was… Read the rest
And its for a good cause too! Hockey tickets are A) hard to get and B) expensive. So this is a pretty cool event where you can watch hockey at Consol Enegy Center for free.
Saturday, January 21 is a Corporate Hockey (Day and) Night in Pittsburgh. Corporate hockey teams will be competing in a tournament to raise money for the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and United Way. Donations can also be accepted at: https://www.formstack.com/forms/?1151244-Rbed2tOEJf
Hockey games will be played from 2pm until 10:30pm
Heritage Valley Health System v McGuireWoods – 2:00-2:50 p.m.
McGuireWoods v BladeRunners – 3:05-3:55 p.m.… Read the rest
Just in case you aren’t following the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins have made it to the playoff and will be competing against the NY Rangers on Friday and Sunday. So if you are a die hard hockey fan and are wondering about how are you going to survive Saturday or if you are just looking for a fun Saturday afternoon activity – this is the event for you.
The Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey team will take the ice against the Pittsburgh Pharaohs.
Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team – former Penguins, Steelers, famous people and Pittsburgh City Council Members
Pittsburgh Pharaohs – some… Read the rest