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Selected Books

The following titles are available at various Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations, and may be ordered with your CLP library card.

Allen, Kevin
Why is the Stanley Cup in Mario Lemieux's Swimming Pool?
GV847.7.A55 2001x
The Stanley Cup has ended up in some strange places, as the title of this book illustrates! Seeing as Mario Lemieux is Sidney Crosby's landlord, let's hope the Cup ends up in the pool again this year!
McKinley, Michael
The Magnificent One: The Story of Mario Lemieux
GV848.5.L46 M395 2002x
This book for kids covers Mario Lemieux's life from the age of two until his comeback in 2000.
Goyens, Chris (with Mario Lemieux)
Mario Lemieux: Over Time
q GV848.5.L46 G68 2001x
Mario Lemieux, who still remains statistically and realistically the best hockey player ever to play in the NHL, discusses his heroic and courageous 2000 comeback from retirement.
Jagr, Jaromir
Jagr: An Autobiography
GV848.5.J35 A3 1997
Former Penguin legend and current New York Ranger captain Jaromir Jagr discusses his life and 2 Stanley Cups with the Pens.
Joyce, Gare
Sidney Crosby: Taking the Game by Storm
GV848.5.C76 J69 2005x
The first mass market biography of then QMJHL Junior phenom Sidney Crosby, covers his meteoric rise from "Kid" from Cole Harbour to the "Next One" - culminating with his first-overall pick in the 2005 NHL Draft. Also check out the DVD: Sidney Crosby on the Ice and Beyond.
Lemieux, Mario (with Tom McMillan)
Final Period
rq GV848.5.L46 A3 1997x
Hockey icon Mario Lemieux details his career which ended prematurely due to injuries in 1997. This title is Lemieux's first book, which came prior to his triumphant return to the ice in the 2000-2001 season.
Molinari, Dave
Best in the Game, the turbulent story of the Pittsburgh Penguins' rise to Stanley Cup Champions
GV848.P58 M65 1993x
Journalist Dave Molinari discusses the Lemieux era, which saw the Penguins rise from the worst team in the NHL to Stanley Cup champions between the years of 1984 and 1991.
Molinari, Dave
Mario Lemieux: Best There Ever Was
q GV848.5.L46 M65 1997x
Simply the best, indeed, longtime Pens beat writer Dave Molinari talks about why Mario Lemieux was the greatest professional athlete to ever play in Pittsburgh -- with articles from the news stories discussing important games and events in Penguins history.
O'Brien, Jim
Penguin Profles: Pittsburgh's Boys of Winter
GV848.P58 O27 1994x
Local sports journalist Jim O'Brien discusses the Pens in this 1994 book.
Richer, Shawna
The Rookie: A Season With Sidney Crosby
PENNA GV848.5.C76 R53 2006x
Canadian journalist Shawna Richer followed Sidney Crosby's every move in his rookie year of 2005-2006, traveling with the team, examining the transition from 18 year old "Sid the Kid" to team captain and leading scorer.
Starkey, Joe, 1965-
Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins
PENNA GV848.P58 S73 2006x
Penguins Hockey News correspondent and former beat writer regales readers with entertaining stories and anecdotes about Pittsburgh's favorite hockey team, from its formative years in the 1960's, to the Lemieux Dynasty, to the Crosby Era.

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The following titles are available at various Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations, and may be ordered with your CLP library card.

Greatest Moments in Western Pennsylvania Sports History
The 1991 and 1992 Pittsburgh Penguins and their back to back Stanley Cups are covered within this DVD, which was produced by WQED.
Lord Stanley's Cup: Hockey's Ultimate Prize
Actor and hockey enthusiast Denis Leary narrates this DVD which covers the history of hockey's greatest reward from 1893 to 2003.
Although not directly Penguins related aside from featuring characters portraying the late iconic former Penguins coach Herb Brooks and former Pens general manager Craig Patrick, this 2004 feature film is a must watch for any hockey fan. Based on the 1980 USA "Miracle on Ice" hockey team that beat the odds - and a dominant Soviet team, capturing the Olympic gold medal in Lake Placid, New York as well as the hearts of a nation.
Pittsburgh Penguins 10 Greatest Games
(DVD) GV848.P58 P5827 2007x
The ten greatest games in franchise history are chronicled in this DVD set, produced by the National Hockey League.
Sudden Death
This feature film was shot on location in Mellon Arena (then the Civic Arena) in 1995. Jean Claude Van Damme plays a fireman that is forced to combat a hostage-taking terrorist group during Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The safety of 17,000 hockey fans depends on Van Damme's character, Darren McCord in this thrilling movie.

Browse the Catalog

For additonal books and videos on the Pittsburgh Penguins, browse the library catalog under the subject headings: