By Gene Collier
Take one talented, resourceful, resilient hockey team, add one big Irish mug of fresh inspiration, stir in a stock of youthful energy, and sprinkle on just a dash of pure puck luck so that everyone could see what Pittsburgh had cooking.
And now — right now — add four heaping Cups of joy.
Braving the Shark-infested waters of the Stanley Cup final, the Penguins on Sunday night delivered the Pittsburgh region’s newest major sports championship in the form of the oldest trophy in North American sports.
Welcome home, Stanley; what took ya so long?