Consol Energy Center
Jan 04, 2011 17:40 EST
After the Classic: Penguins enjoy return to normalcy following much-publicized outdoor game. There are no TV cameras recording their every move on and off the ice, no cell phones filled with messages requesting tickets from friends and family members.
Dec 18, 2010 21:07 EST
Brown's career-high 28 lead Pitt past Maryland-Eastern Shore 97-64. Gilbert Brown missed only two shots while scoring a career-high 28 points and No. 8 Pittsburgh took off following a slow start to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 97-64 on Saturday night.
Dec 11, 2010 18:09 EST
Hopson's 27 leads No. 11 Tennessee past No. 3 Pittsburgh, 83-76. Scotty Hopson sliced through No. 3 Pitt's man-to-man defense for a career-high 27 points and No. 11 Tennessee dealt the Panthers their first non-conference loss in Pittsburgh in nearly six years, winning 83-76 on Saturday.
Dec 10, 2010 13:47 EST
No. 11 Tennessee "volunteers" to play No. 3 Pitt _ and in Pittsburgh. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl is about to learn whether it was wise to allow his Volunteers to become, well, volunteers.
Dec 08, 2010 21:51 EST
Reserve Dante Taylor's 14 points leads No. 3 Pitt over Delaware State 70-42. Reserve Dante Taylor scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first career double-double and led No. 3 Pittsburgh to a 70-42 victory over Delaware State on Wednesday night.
Dec 01, 2010 23:39 EST
Gibbs scores 22, No. 3 Pitt's size wears down Duquesne in 80-66 win. Ashton Gibbs scored 22 points, Gary McGhee wore down smaller Duquesne with 12 points and 13 rebounds and No. 3 Pittsburgh beat its city rival 80-66 on Wednesday night in the first basketball game in the Consol Energy Center.
Nov 30, 2010 18:31 EST
Rivals again? No. 3 Pitt, Duquesne meet in Pittsburgh's City Game. A rivalry isn't truly one unless both teams realistically have a chance to win when they meet. For years, that's why the Pitt-Duquesne series was a rivalry in name only.
Nov 27, 2010 17:24 EST
Crosby scores 3, including 200th, as Penguins beat Flames 4-1 for 6th in row. A missed penalty shot prevented Sidney Crosby from accomplishing a junior version of Mario Lemieux's most remarkable regular-season scoring feat.
Nov 26, 2010 15:46 EST
Fleury makes 43 saves, Penguins extend winning streak to 5 with 2-1 win over Senators. Marc-Andre Fleury made 43 saves, Alex Goligoski scored the winning goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 for their fifth consecutive game Friday.
Nov 19, 2010 23:55 EST
Crosby's shootout goal, four points lead resurgent Penguins past visiting Hurricanes 5-4. Sidney Crosby hasn't scored this many goals so early in a season. The goal that doesn't count meant the most for the Penguins on a night they nearly gave away another game after leading late.
Nov 17, 2010 22:09 EST
Crosby's breakaway goal gets Penguins started on 3-1 victory against Canucks. Sidney Crosby scored on a breakaway seven seconds after leaving the penalty box, Max Talbot scored short-handed and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vancouver Canucks in regulation for the first time in 10 years, winning 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Nov 12, 2010 21:52 EST
Fleury makes 15 saves to win for only second time this season, Penguins beat Lightning 5-1. Embattled Marc-Andre Fleury made 15 saves in his best performance of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins won for only the third time in nine games, 5-1 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night.
Nov 10, 2010 22:07 EST
Recchi has goal, 2 assists as Bruins score 5 third-period goals to beat Penguins 7-4. Mark Recchi had a goal and assisted on two of Boston's five third-period goals in the Bruins' 7-4 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
Oct 29, 2010 22:51 EDT
Giroux scores short-handed, on power play to help Flyers beat Penguins 3-2. There were two fights, nearly a couple of others and nine penalties, and that was only the first 2:35 of play. Obviously, the Flyers and Penguins don't like each other.
Oct 18, 2010 21:46 EDT
Crosby, Letestu lead fast-starting Penguins past Senators, 5-2. Sidney Crosby and Mark Letestu scored power-play goals in the first period and the Penguins won their third in a row, ruining defenseman Sergei Gonchar's return to Pittsburgh by beating the slow-starting Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Monday night.
Oct 16, 2010 20:56 EDT
Crosby scores 2 power-play goals in 3rd period, lifts Penguins to 5-1 road win over Flyers. Sidney Crosby scored two power-play goals 90 seconds apart in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Saturday night.
Oct 15, 2010 22:06 EDT
Goligoski's overtime goal gives Penguins first win at Consol Energy Center, 3-2 over Isles. Alex Goligoski's power-play goal at 1:51 of overtime gave the Pittsburgh Penguins their first win at Consol Energy Center, 3-2 over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
Oct 13, 2010 22:17 EDT
MacArthur scores twice, Leafs beat Penguins 4-3 on 14 shots. Clarke MacArthur scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs withstood Sidney Crosby's first goal of the season to keep the Penguins winless in their new arena, beating Pittsburgh 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Oct 09, 2010 23:31 EDT
Cammalleri has 2 goals and Canadiens score twice in final 2:12 to shock Penguins 3-2. Even in their new arena, the Pittsburgh Penguins still have no answer for Mike Cammalleri.
Oct 09, 2010 22:24 EDT
Cammalleri has 2 goals and Canadiens score twice in final 2:12 to shock Penguins 3-2. Mike Cammalleri and Scott Gomez scored in a 24-second span over the final 2:12 and the Montreal Canadiens came back for a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night, keeping the Penguins winless through two games at brand new Consol Energy Center.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Location||Downtown Pittsburgh, bound by Washington Place, Centre Ave. and Fifth Ave.|
|Broke ground||August 14, 2008|
|Built||August 2008 – March 2010 (expected)|
|Opened||August 2010 (expected)|
|Owner||Sports and Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County|
|Operator||Pittsburgh Arena Operating LP/SMG|
|Construction cost||USD $ 321 million|
|Project Manager||Pittsburgh Arena Development, LP|
|Structural engineer||Thornton Thomasetti/Raudenbush|
|Capacity||18,087 (Ice hockey)|
14,526 (End stage)
19,578 (Center stage)
|Field dimensions||720,000 square feet (67,000 m2)|