Meet the Talent

From In-Game Reporting to Play-By-Play Announcing, Our Sports Experts Give You an Inside Track to the Scores, Highlights and Big Plays, Bringing You Closer to the Game!



COLBY ARMSTRONG returns to SportsNet Pittsburgh’s broadcast team in an enhanced role as both in-game color analyst and studio analyst for the 2023-24 Penguins season. He spent nine years in the NHL, including three years with the Penguins. He was drafted by the Penguins in the first round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft as the 21st overall pick. He was a member of Canada’s 2001 IIHF World Championship winning team and scored the game-winning goal in the gold medal game against Finland. He also scored the first and fastest goal in a Winter Classic game in 2008 as a Pittsburgh Penguin. Armstrong has worked for SportsNet in Canada as an analyst for their national coverage of the NHL since 2014. In 2016, he became an studio analyst for the Pittsburgh Penguins on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh and also serves as an in-game color analyst and studio analyst for NHL on TNT. In addition, he is a member of the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast team with Barstool Sports. Armstrong was born in Saskatchewan and grew up in Saskatoon.


MATT BARTKOWSKI will join the SportsNet Pittsburgh broadcast team as a studio analyst for the 2023-24 Pittsburgh Penguins season. The native of Pittsburgh was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft while playing college hockey at Ohio State, and went on to play 10 seasons in the NHL. During his 10 years in the league, Bartkwoski played for the Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, and Minnesota Wild. He currently serves as director of player development of the Pittsburgh Vengeance as well as assistant coach for the U15 team.


PHIL BOURQUE joins SportsNet Pittsburgh as color analyst for game broadcasts. He has served as a color commentator for the Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network for the last 19 years. Bourque played 12 years in the NHL and is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion. He spent most of his NHL career with the Penguins, after the team signed him as a free agent in 1982 and was a part of both the 1991 and 1992 Stanley Cup Championship teams. He also played for the New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators during his time in the NHL. Since retiring from professional hockey in 2000, Bourque has worked as a contributor for AT&T Sportnet Pittsburgh’s coverage of the Pittsburgh Penguins and has co-hosted Penguins pre and postgame shows on Penguins Radio Network.


JAY CAUFIELD returns to SportsNet Pittsburgh as a studio analyst for the 2023-24 Pittsburgh Penguins season. Caufield has been an analyst for the network since 2005 and will be continuing his role as the lead studio analyst on the Penguins pre and postgame shows for the 2023-24 season. Caufield spent seven years playing in the NHL, including five years with Pittsburgh where he won two Stanley Cup titles in 1991 and 1992. He is a Pennsylvania native.


JOSH GETZOFF will join the SportsNet Pittsburgh team as the play-by-play announcer for the Penguins for the 2023-24 season. Prior to SportsNet Pittsburgh, Getzoff was with Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network for eight seasons, spending two years as the pre and postgame show host before transitioning to full-time play-by-by analyst during the 2020 season. Getzoff also shared the team’s radio play-by-play duties during both regular season and playoff games in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Additionally, he worked as the sports director for a local ABC/FOX affiliate in Champaign, IL, where he was named the TV Sportscaster of the Year in 2015. Getzoff is a graduate of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications and is a Pennsylvania native.


HAILEY HUNTER joins the SportsNet Pittsburgh broadcast team as the rinkside reporter for the Penguins 2023-24 season. Most recently, Hunter covered golf for NBC Sports’ Golf Channel and PGA Tour Entertainment, in addition to serving as a reporter for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Prior to that, she served as the team reporter and host for the New York Islanders during the 2021-22 season. She also spent time working for a local CBS affiliate in Jackson, MS as a sports reporter and weekend anchor where she primarily covered the SEC and University of Mississippi athletics. Hunter played golf professionally for one season after graduating from Ohio University, where she was captain of the golf team. She grew up in Muskegon, Michigan due to her father’s professional hockey career playing for the Muskegon Lumberjacks, among other farm teams. Her father, Tim Hrynewich, also played 55 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins between 1982 and 1984.


DAN POTASH will continue his tenured career in Pittsburgh as the new lead as studio host for Penguins telecasts on the network for the 2023-24 season, which includes expanded hour-long pre and postgame coverage. Potash joined the Pittsburgh Penguins telecasts as the rinkside reporter in 2005, coinciding with the arrival of Penguins star Sidney Crosby. He also served as a reporter for Pittsburgh Pirates telecasts and weekend host for Pittsburgh Pirates pre and postgame shows with AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh. He worked for three years as a weekend sports anchor/reporter for a local ABC affiliate in Charleston, SC before his move to Pittsburgh, and additionally served as a weekend anchor/reporter, then sports director, at the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. He is originally from Southern California.


MIKE RUPP is joining the SportsNet Pittsburgh team as game and studio analyst for the Pittsburgh Penguins 2023-24 season. Rupp played in the NHL for 11 years, including two years with Penguins, and won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 2003. Since retiring in 2014, he has served as a studio analyst for NHL Network and a game analyst for NHL Network’s Showcase Game of the Week. He also was a game analyst for MSG Radio Network during the 2022-23 season and has been a studio analyst for the Pittsburgh Penguins on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh since 2017. Rupp was born and raised in Ohio, where he won two state championships with his high school hockey team at St. Edwards High School.


BRYAN TROTTIER is joining the SportsNet Pittsburgh broadcast team as a studio analyst for 2023-24 Pittsburgh Penguins season. Trottier spent 18 seasons playing in the NHL, with the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins, and is a six-time Stanley Cup Champion. He is an 11-time NHL All-Star and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997, in his first year of eligibility. In 2017, he was named one of the NHL’s 100 Greatest Players as part of the league’s 100-year anniversary celebration. He won four-consecutive Stanley Cup titles with the Islanders from 1980-1983 and two with the Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He also won the Stanley Cup as an Assistant Coach with the Colorado Avalanche in 2001. He served as head coach for the New York Rangers and assistant coach for the Penguins, Avalanche and Buffalo Sabres. He also served as director of player development for the New York Islanders.