Peter Taglianetti – Hockey

  • Drafted in the 3rd round (43rd overall pick) by the Winnipeg Jets in 1983
  • His 12-year NHL career included stints with the New Jersey Devils, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lighting and Minnesota North Stars
  • Winner of two Stanley Cup Championship rings with the 1990 and 1991 Penguins
  • Rough and tumble defensemen known for his tenacity and toughness
  • 18 goals, 74 assists and 1,106 penalty minutes in 451 NHL games
  • Still makes Pittsburgh his home
  • Son, Andrew played on Central Catholic’s state championship team and also played at Pitt.
  • Son, Jonathon is Penguin equipment manager and his wife, Dr. Vonda Wright, is Medical Director of the Lemieux Center.

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