Longtime PA announcer for Penguins home games John Barbero died Monday after a long and spirited battle with a brain tumor.
OK, so a lot of the dear readers need to calm down about the Penguins plan for an “Ice Crew” for the first season at Consol Energy Center. Actually, a better suggestion is for dear readers to actually read what the Penguins are planning; because judging from some comments on this site and others, not to mention a couple of dozen emails on the subject, I am convinced a minority of fans are taking a stance against something that will not exist.
Well, dear readers, as far as the Penguins are concerned the first-day frenzy has pretty much passed.
OK, dear readers, some thoughts on what has been a busy Hockey Day in Pittsburgh. First, though, the details of the deals: