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CONSOL Energy Inc. is an energy company headquartered in Cecil Township, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CONSOL is the largest producer of high-BTU bituminous coal in the United States. It is one of the US's largest coal mining companies, along with Peabody Energy and Arch Coal. The company has some 4.5 billion tons of proved reserves, mainly in northern and central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin, and produces about 65 million tons of coal annually. The company has natural gas reserves totaling 1.9 trillion cu. ft. - Source: Wikipedia
Budding New York Islanders star John Tavares anticipated the open space he found so easily during the regular season to be whittled away by the Pittsburgh Penguins in their opening-round playoff series.
Standing outside the visitors' locker room at Madison Square Garden on the morning of March 24, Adam Oates recalled the Washington Capitals' loss at the Pittsburgh Penguins a few days earlier, and not because of the seemingly crushing result. Instead, the coach said it was his team's best game of the season.
Amid a 48-game season in which perhaps only three to five teams are out of playoff contention, Wednesday might not be as active a trading environment. It also doesn't help that a few big names are already gone.
Reeling from their fifth loss in seven games, several Washington Capitals players sat in the visitors' locker room at Consol Energy Center Tuesday night and found positives.
Defenseman Mike Green expressed confidence that he'll return to the Washington Capitals' lineup Thursday night at the Winnipeg Jets, but coach Adam Oates wasn't as definitive.
When Matt Cooke mouthed off at the officials after being called for boarding Alex Ovechkin, Washington had its break: a four-minute power play. Four minutes to untie the score. Four minutes to gain ground in the playoff race. Four minutes to end Pittsburgh's winning streak.
A pair of concussions delayed Orlov's 2013 NHL debut, but his teammates know from last season what the young defenseman can do.
Ovechkin has no even-strength goals (and just two power-play ones total) through the Caps' first 10 games. It's a topic of conversation because he's a two-time MVP but especially so at Consol Energy Center where Ovechkin vs. Crosby is in the spotlight.
With a driver and his bulldozer missing in a thick, dark lake of coal slurry, a mine safety expert and critic of the coal industry says regulators are ignoring stricter construction standards that could prevent more failures at hundreds of similar dam-like structures around the country.
Anthony Stolarz tried to drink in the biggest moment of his life.
Nail Yakupov is ready to live with the spotlight that comes with being a No. 1 pick.
Nail Yakupov is ready to live with the pressure of being a No. 1 pick.
Arguably, no NHL franchise has been more positively impacted by the draft than the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Like it or not, Thursday night's fight between Arron Asham and Jay Beagle and the subsequent aftermath was the talk of not only hockey but the sports world in general.
Ron Everhart was walking to the arena when he heard more than the city traffic that zooms past Duquesne's basketball facility.