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Pittsburgh is a city in western Pennsylvania, United States.

It has a population of over 300,000 with a metropolitan region of about 2,500,000.

Pittsburgh was home to the first artificial ice surface in North America at the Schenley Park Casino. This facility lead to the formation of the Western Pennsylvania Hockey League and eventually helped pave the way to the first ever openly professional ice hockey league, the International Professional Hockey League.

Pittsburgh also hosted the 2011 NHL Winter Classic at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh hosted the 41st NHL All-Star game in 1990.

Pittsburgh hosted the 2014 Mens Frozen Four.


  1. New York-Penn Major Hockey League, (1978-January 30,1979)
  2. Metro Junior A Hockey League, (1997-1998) join Empire Junior B Hockey League
  3. (Empire Junior Hockey League, 2006-2010) join NA3HL,
  4. (Central States Hockey League, (2009-2010)
  5. (NA3HL,  2010-2012) renamed Three Rivers Vengeance




See AlsoEdit

Western Pennsylvania Hockey League

International Professional Hockey League

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