Amber Oliver

I am a middle school teacher and hockey lover, born in Pittsburgh, PA and living in Denver, CO. I love all Pittsburgh and Denver sports, but especially admire hockey players for 'leaving it all out on the ice.'

Ovechkin Tallies as Capitals blank the Penguins

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NHL Spotlight:  Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals Washington, D.C.:  It was a hockey night in the nation’s capital,  which marked the return of Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby from a lower body injury, the same injury that  kept him out of the line-up from the recent NHL All-Star Game in Columbus. The Wednesday Night Rivalry at …

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NHL Spotlight: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers

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New York, New York:  It was a hockey night honoring all Armed Services Veterans at Madison Square Garden as The Navy Band played the National Anthem.  This Metropolitan Division game paired the New York Rangers (7-6-2) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (10-3-1), without Ryan McDonaugh, Rangers’ newly named Captain (separated shoulder). This was the first regular …

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New Era for New Jersey, minus Brodeur as Penguins Thread Devils’ Defense

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Pittsburgh, PA:  It was a hockey night in Pittsburgh with a Metropolitan Division game pitting the New Jersey Devils (4-3-2) versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-2-1). This was the first regular season, divisional matchup between the two teams since the exit of longtime Devils’ netminder, Martin Brodeur. Brodeur had a storied career with New Jersey from …

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