Who owns the Penguins and do they really care?
The “Fire Hextall” chants rang out in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ final home game of the 2022-23 NHL season Tuesday. It wasn’t the first time those chants swept PPG Paints Arena this season, and with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang having stellar seasons, it surely should not have been the last home game. However, a season of missed opportunities and inconsistency resulted in the franchise’s first missed playoffs since 2006.
The disgust rippled through the ticket-buying public via social media.
Make no mistake, the Penguins are a mess.
What will be done, should be done about GM Ron Hextall remains the elephant in the room.
PHN has learned that members of the FSG ownership have relocated to Pittsburgh or are in the Pittsburgh offices daily, but they are on the business side. FSG is intensely engaged in the Hill District Redevelopment, partnerships, and the brand.
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