Pittsburgh Penguins to honor Steelers owner Rooney with helmet decals

The NFL felt the passing of longtime Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney this week, with many fellow owners, players, former players and people associated with the NFL making statements about his loss. The Steelers announced Mr. Rooney died Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017. - Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker. "He was committed, humble, hard-working, loyal and never forgot where he came from".

The funeral arrangements are set for Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, and they include a public viewing at Heinz Field. On behalf of the entire Spanos family and everyone at the Chargers, our sincerest condolences to his wife Patricia and the entire Rooney family. Mr. Rooney was a great man and true leader who always put others before himself. "He will be missed".

The National Football League, the City of Pittsburgh and anyone who had the good fortune to know Dan Rooney lost someone special today. I have known Dan for more than 50 years from the time I was a priest in Pittsburgh.

"We will celebrate his life and the many ways he left us in a better place".

The Penguins now lead their playoff series with the Blue Jackets 1-0 after winning Game 1 Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.

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