Category Archives: Hockey

August 15, 2012

John Balawejder on the Pittsburgh Hockey Expo

John Balawejder on the Pittsburgh Hockey Expo: First, can you tell us a bit about the expo. How the idea began and who runs the expo itself? The idea began three years ago. Myself and some fellow collectors of Penguins game worn/used items got together and thought it would be … Read Article →

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October 24, 2011

Gregg Sayer – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.

Greg Sayer: Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. First, can you tell readers about Pointstreak – how you got started and what the applications are?  In 2000, our founder, Aaron Bishop, was frustrated that he could not get his rec league hockey stats online and when they were posted online, they were … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Larry Richert, Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team

Larry Richert, Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team  (May 2,  2011): First, can you tell us how the Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team got started and where/when fans can see the team play? We combined some members of different charity organizations who were playing games almost twenty years ago, including KDKA TV and … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Kevin Morrison – Pittsburgh Junior Penguins

Kevin Morrison – Pittsburgh Junior Penguins  (May 15,  2011): First, can you tell readers how the league got started, it’s mission and what’s in store for the upcoming season? The Pittsburgh Jr Tigers (as we were know then) were affiliated with the then Eastern Tigers who were a member of … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Angie McCoy – Pittsburgh Mighty Penguins

Angie McCoy – Pittsburgh Mighty Penguins – (June 30,  2011): First, can you tell readers how the Pittsburgh Mighty Penguins got started and how it’s funded? The Mighty Penguins were formed by volunteers from Shriners Hospital in Erie in May 1998. Initially, the goal was to provide children and young … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Howard Smith – Pittsburgh ICE:

Howard Smith – Pittsburgh ICE: (June 23,  2011): First, can you tell readers how the ICE program got started and how it’s funded? Pittsburgh ICE (formerly known as Hockey in the Hood) was founded by several people from the Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Association, and  Mr. Clifford G Benson of Deloitte … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Bob Gergerich – President, IHC Hockey

Bob Gergerich, President, IHC Hockey, Inc (June 16,  2011): First, can you tell readers how the school got started and who you serve? I started operating hockey clinics in the summer during my senior year of high school in a half sized rink in Bridgeville.  I attended several hockey schools … Read Article →

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October 13, 2011

Max Malone – Pittsburgh Penguins ‘ Hockey in Pittsburgh Program

Max Malone, Pittsburgh Penguins ‘ Hockey in Pittsburgh Program (June 29, 2011) Hockey in Pittsburgh really seems to have improved tremendously with area players like Gibson, Saad, Miller, Trocheck and Houser all ranking high for the NHL draft. What do you attribute this to? First and foremost, the hard work … Read Article →

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October 12, 2011

Pittsburgh Penguins Elite

Pittsburgh Penguins Elite: First, can you tell readers about your program and how it got started? About eight years ago a group of parents who wanted to create an elite level hockey program for girls in Pittsburgh formed an under-12 team called the Pittsburgh Lady Iceburghs and we competed in a … Read Article →

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October 12, 2011

Stephanie Maust – Greater Pittsburgh Special Hockey Association

Stephanie Maust – Greater Pittsburgh Special Hockey Association: First, can you let readers know how the Greater Pittsburgh Special Hockey Association and the Steel City Icebergs got started?     The origin of Greater Pittsburgh Special Hockey dates back to the 2004-2005 Pennsylvania Amateur Hockey League season.  Alex Weber, the … Read Article →

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