Pittsburgh Vengeance

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Pittsburgh Vengeance
Pittsburgh Penguins Logo 1992–2001, Alternate 2001-2007.svg
City Harmarville, Pennsylvania
League North American 3 Hockey League
Continental Hockey Association - Premier
Empire Junior B Hockey League
Continental Hockey Association - Selects
Founded 1997 (1997)
Home arena Bladerunners Ice Complex
Colors Black, Gold, and White
Franchise history
1997-2012 Pittsburgh Jr. Penguins
2012-2013 Three Rivers Vengeance
2013-Present Pittsburgh Vengeance

The Pittsburgh Vengeance are a Tier III Junior A ice hockey team from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The team plays in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) beginning in the 2009-2010 season. The team plays home games at the Bladerunners Ice Complex in Harmarville, Pennsylvania. In addition to the Jr. A team, the organization also fields teams at the Jr. B, Jr. C and various youth levels of play. The Jr. Penguins field Jr. B teams in CHA Premier and the Empire Junior B Hockey League, and field a Jr. C team in the CHA Selects. From 1997 until 2012, the team was known as the Pittsburgh Jr. Penguins.

History[edit]

The Pittsburgh Jr. Penguins entered the Metro Junior A Hockey League in 1997. After a decent year in the league, the league merged with the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League. The Penguins opted not to join and entered the more local Empire Junior B Hockey League. In 2006, the Penguins entered a second Junior "B" team in the Continental Hockey Association's Premier Junior B Division. In 2007, the Penguin created a third and fourth entry for the CHA's Major and Minor Junior C leagues. In 2009 the organization added a Jr. A team that began play in Fall 2009 in the NA3HL.

In 2012, the team was rebranded the Three Rivers Vengeance, which in 2013 was changed to the Pittsburgh Vengeance.

Season-by-season results[edit]

Flagship team's statistics.

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
1997-98 50 21 26 3 - 168 240 45 9th Metro A
1998-99 28 19 9 0 - 156 112 38 3rd EmpJHL
1999-00 28 19 7 2 - 140 83 40 3rd EmpJHL
2000-01 30 21 8 1 - 193 98 43 2nd EmpJHL
2001-02 36 20 14 2 - 204 126 42 6th EmpJHL
2002-03 32 20 9 3 - 195 101 43 4th EmpJHL
2003-04 38 30 6 2 - 204 107 62 2nd EmpJHL
2004-05 44 29 12 3 - 211 129 61 5th EmpJHL
2005-06 42 22 16 3 1 159 132 48 8th EmpJHL
2006-07 38 32 6 0 0 195 86 64 4th EmpJHL
2007-08 44 32 9 3 0 194 110 67 4th EmpJHL
2008-09 44 35 6 1 2 190 89 73 2nd EmpJHL
2009-10 48 34 12 2 0 235 109 70 3rd CSHL 3rd of Hurster Cup RR
2010-11 45 29 16 - 0 237 152 58 5th NA3HL Lost Round 1
2011-12 48 26 19 - 3 188 165 55 8th NA3HL Lost Div Semi Finals
2012-13 48 28 18 - 2 178 162 58 6th NA3HL Lost Div Semi Finals
2013-14 48 25 15 - 8 156 130 58 3rd NA3HL East Lost Div Semi Finals

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