Friday Nights in Pittsburgh

If you’re snowed in and looking for some vintage Penguins videos you actually came to the right place.  The magic of a snowy weekend seems to be lost the moment you get interested in hanging out with girls on the weekend.  Before girls are a part of your life a snowy weekend meant having an excuse to sit in your bedroom, eat nachos, and watch television all night.  I miss the days on Braun Street listening to the wind create a whistle sound that pierced through the windows that overlooked the hill that went down into the woods.  I would sit and watch Mama’s Family reruns and have the absolute best time of my life.  Nothing was serious back than.  Life is nothing but serious now.

When you move away from Pittsburgh there are things you stick with in order to feel in some way in touch with your home.  Watching the Penguins is one of those things. here are some awesome old Penguins videos.

Check out this Penguins Jug Night commercial from 1982 featuring Pat Price, Rod Schutt, Pat Graham and Randy Boyd.

Check out this 1984 commercial featuring Mario Lemieux.  First notice how awesome his jersey is, then notice how this commercial doesn’t stand up as he awkwardly grabs a child and holds him in the air.  This wouldn’t go over in the modern age.

1984 was also the dawn of the “Boys of Winter” including this introductory video featuring a staged Power Play goal situation.

And of course the greatest Penguin commercial of all time,


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