Sep 17, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; The family of Pittsburgh Pirates former right fielder Roberto Clemente (not pictured) including sons (L to R) Rickey and Luis and Roberto Jr. and wife Vera present the 2014 Roberto Clemente award to starting pitcher Charlie Morton (far right) before the Pirates host the Boston Red Sox at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports


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Michael Pityk, editor

Michael Pityk is a current student at Lehigh University and loves nothing more than hockey. He plans on eventually working for the NHL and loves talking and analyzing hockey.

Sonny Sachdeva, editor

Currently a student at the University of Calgary, Sonny Sachdeva is an unyielding fan of the black & gold, with a deeply rooted love for all things hockey. An appreciation for the unwavering dedication exhibited by all who play this game fuels his desire to analyze, discuss, and write about every aspect of it.

Scott Engstrom, Staff Writer

I am a young attorney who enjoys sports in his spare time. I grew up 30 miles from Lambeau Field in Appleton, Wisconsin, which hosts the NFL teams that (dare to) visit our beloved Green Bay Packers. I was a Packer fan from birth and as of 2012 I am a shareholder. I grew up playing various sports, including hockey and lacrosse. I became a Penguins fan at hockey camp when a friend of mine showed up wearing a Penguins snow cap and I thought it looked cool. Luckily I grew up during the era of Jaromir Jagr and Mario Lemieux, so I was able to develop a more sophisticated appreciation for the franchise. I attended the University of Minnesota where I graduated with my B.A. in Political Science in the spring of 2010. The next fall I matriculated at Penn State Law, and graduated in the spring of 2013. Since graduating I have been admitted to the Maryland Bar and been working as a judicial law clerk. For anyone wondering about my collegiate allegiances, I support Gopher hockey and basketball, and Penn State football. When I am not working or writing for the blog I enjoy playing men's league hockey, reading, and staying in touch with friends and family scattered across the country.

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Tim Redinger, Editorial Director, FanSided NHL

Founding Editor of SabreNoise and Editorial Director of FanSided NHL. Also editor of 1428 Elm - so my fandom crosses hockey and horror, or the horror of being a Sabres fans sometimes crosses into my love of movies. I am kidding of course. I love hockey, I love horror, and I love to write, so I do both. When it comes to hockey, I'm a wear white at home, blank sweater wearing fan, non laces type guy. I can't see spending money on a sweater with a guys name on it when he might not be around long enough to wear it out. If I am going to get a name on a sweater, its gonna be an old white home sweater, with either an 11 or a 7 on it. When it comes to horror, there are only a few things that I deem off limits, and even if it is within the boundaries of what my mind will accept, I will still likely sleep with the light on!

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