The Czechs would go onto win the gold, and the Pittsburgh flair was all over it with six gold medal winning Czechs who would go onto play for the Pens at some point (Josef Beranek, Jagr, Frantisek Kucera, Robert Lang, Slegr and Straka), as well as future Pens’ coach Ivan Hlinka. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and Slegr was a part of that as well.
AT&T SportsNet, the broadcaster of Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Penguins home games, announced a partnership with sports live streaming service fuboTV that will result in Pittsburgh sports teams being shown via an online platform instead of just cable. The first steaming of a Pittsburgh team's games is expected to begin by the start of the 2020-21 NHL season.
In addition to being a Stanley Cup Champion with us, he left us with a great impression due to his professional demeanor and quiet leadership qualities,” general manager Jim Rutherford said. Those traits, along with his desire to want to learn about the business side of the NHL, made him a great candidate to join our staff. In addition to Daley’s hire, the Penguins announced Monday that they fired assistant general manager Jason Karmanos.