It was made official on Monday that Fenway Sports Group (FSG), a global sports, marketing, media, entertainment, and real estate company, today announced an agreement to acquire controlling interest in the Penguins. Related: Ottawa Senators Waive Goaltender Matt Murray For those unaware, the Fenway...
by: The Associated Press — CBC Sports 28m
Fenway Sports Group has reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins that would give the conglomerate controlling interest in one of the NHL's marquee franchises. Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux will remain part of the franchise's ownership group.
by: Mark Belko / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 55m
“As the Penguins enter a new chapter, I will continue to be as active and engaged with the team as I always have been and look forward to continuing to build on our success with our incoming partners at FSG,” Mr. Lemieux said in a statement Monday.
by: Mark Madden — Tribune-Review 57m
The Penguins recently won five straight. But they sandwiched those victories with home losses to Buffalo and Montreal, two of the NHL’s worst teams. In the middle of last decade, that wouldn’t matter. The Penguins were a lock to make the playoffs. November was just a warmup. But it’s not
by: The Canadian Press — TSN 1h
Fenway Sports Group has reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins that would give the conglomerate controlling interest in one of the NHL's marquee franchises.
by: Shanna McCarriston — CBS Sports 1h
The deal is expected to close before the end of the year and still needs be approved by the National Hockey League
by: dps2002 — SB Nation: PensBurgh 1h
WBS takes a split out of its first road trip to Charlotte of the season, then drops its Hockey Fights Cancer game to Providence to close out November at exactly .500.
by: N/A — DK on Pittsburgh Sports: DK Pittsburgh Sports 2h
Details of the deal, under which Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle will retain minority interests, were not announced, but Dejan Kovacevic has reported that it is worth $900 million.
by: Mario Lemieux — NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins 2h
"Ron Burkle and I have reached agreement with Fenway Sports Group (FSG) to sell a controlling interest in the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team."
by: The Athletic Staff — The Athletic 2h
Fenway Sports Group has agreed to purchase a controlling interest in the Pittsburgh Penguins, adding the NHL team to a ownership portfolio that includes the...
by: Sean Leahy — NBC Sports 2h
Fenway Sports Group reaches deal for 'controlling interest' in Penguins: The Boston Red Sox and Liverpool FC are among the properties in FSG's portfolio.
by: Paul — Kuklas Korner: Kukla's Korner Hockey 3h
As part of the transaction, Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle will remain part of the ownership group and will be closely aligned with FSG. Captchas bug you?
Fun fact: I've never ridden the T. I almost did once, then someone threw up and I decided a yellow cab was a better option.@jmarshfof It's wild. But it's also Twitter, which sometimes is about as logical as that one drunk guy on the T mouthing off after a game, so...Beat Writer / Columnist
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"Kansas City Penguins" is a great way to identify someone who has no goddamn idea what they're talking about. It's like a giant placard for ignorance.Personally, I've enjoyed all the "Enjoy Kansas City" comments. So now apparently both of my teams are moving--one to KC and one to Houston/Quebec/Hartford/Toronto/Saskatoon/some other random city in Canada. https://t.co/XRvkGJMXgKBeat Writer / Columnist
My favorite part of the replies to the FSG announcement is a bunch of Liverpool supporters, fresh off a title courtesy of this ownership group, coming in to "warn" the Penguin fans all while exhibiting a complete misunderstanding of salary caps and the American sport structure.Beat Writer / Columnist
RT @PensInsideScoop: @penguins Per the release, as part of the transaction, Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle will remain part of the ownership group and will be closely aligned with FSG. Lemieux will continue his role guiding hockey operations for the organization.Beat Writer / Columnist
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