PITTSBURGH – Cathedral Prep freshman Mitchell Campbell and Bryan Sienerth enjoyed success on an outdoor rink Friday. They will play outdoors again today for the Winter Classic championship.
Campbell, 14, a Harborcreek Township native, and Sienerth, 14, of Millcreek Township, helped the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite beat the Washington Little Capitals 3-1 Friday on an outdoor rink outside Heinz Field, site of today’s NHL Winter Classic. The Elite move into today’s 9:30 a.m. title game on the same outdoor rink against H.C. Metallurg, a team Penguins star Evgeni Malkin played for as a youth.
Campbell and Sienerth scored or assisted on 10 goals in the Elite’s first four games, which included a 12-3 win against Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia – Penguins captain Sidney Crosby’s youth team.
- Victor Fernandes