Our Staff

Cody Flavell (@Cody_625)- Founder: I am a huge fan of all things Pittsburgh sports. Graduate of Baldwin High School in the South Hills. Aside from hockey, I do some writing about the Pirates and Steelers. I’m the Pitt Basketball lead writer for Pittsburgh Sports Castle.

Chris Halicke (@chalicke)- Staff/Website Design: One of LTP’s senior citizens. I have my AA in Liberal Arts from Richland College in Dallas, TX. I contribute to Still Curtain on FanSided. Avid hockey player and fan. Also big football (pro and college) and baseball fan, and my love for the NBA grows every year.

Austin Ulm (@_AustinMatthews)- Editor: I am a freshman at The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. I am a goalie who has played hockey for 6 years now. In my free time I enjoy working on cars, and of course playing hockey. I am a huge Penguins fan and also the Oilers.

Lexi Waltz (@pgh_hockey_) Editor: I am a student at Slippery Rock University with a Spot Management major. I am on the women’s club ice hockey team. I’ve played soccer for 14 years and played dek hockey for 6 years. My love for hockey started when I was 9 years old and I’ve been obsessed ever since.

Brad Franjione (@Pens_Press)- Staff: My name is Brad Franjione. I’m 21 years old pursuing a math education degree at Duquesne University. I’ve been a Pens fan my whole life and have been playing hockey since I was 10. Phil Kessel is a Stanley Cup champion.

Josh Boulton (@ToughCallBlog)- Staff: Cool. Calm. Canadian. I love hockey and I love talking about it with others. Big on player development, player safety, and donairs.

Matthew Matera (@matty4_matera20)- Staff: Recent graduate of the University of Tampa with a degree in Sports Management. I loved sports ever since I could remember so I knew that’s what I wanted to do with my life. Been lucky enough to work for many great sports organizations including the ESPYS Awards show, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sports Talk Florida, and now writing/editing for GMB Sports. When I’m not writing for GMB or Let’s Talk Pens I’m working for the Bradenton Marauders. I’m a passionate, die-hard Penguins fan, but other than hockey I root for sports teams from New York, where I’m originally from.

Connor Andrews (@connorandrews31) Staff: I am a junior in high school currently. I was born in Pittsburgh, but currently live out of state for hockey. I’m a goalie and started playing when I was 8. I’m a huge Penguins fan as well as a big Ducks fan.

Ryan Pawloski (@RyanPawloski_12) Staff: Hi I’m Ryan P. I’m studying sports journalism at Penn State. I love anything Pittsburgh sports especially the Steelers and Pens. I look forward to chasing my dreams of being a successful sports journalist.

Steve Czarnecki (@steczar) Staff: British recent bachelors of law graduate and long timer admirer of prospects and prospect related activities. Lover of tables and Fenwick.

Luke Bitikofer (@LB13HKY) Staff: I’m Luke Bitikofer and I am currently a Junior in High School. I lived in Central Pennsylvania until I was 10 and currently live in Central Florida. I’ve been obsessed with hockey pretty much ever since I watched the “Mighty Ducks” movies when I was 7. I have been a Penguins fan ever since I saw my first pro hockey game on TV, the 2008 Winter Classic.

Noah Von Hofen (@NoahVonHofen) Staff: Hi! My name is Noah and I am a senior in high school. I am a die hard Penguins and hockey fan. I also have a very cute dog named Penny. I have posession of an enlarged Phil Kessel meme.

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