On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History

On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History
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2006
the Pens claimed forward Chris Thorburn off waivers from the Buffalo Sabres

1989
Mario Lemieux began a record 46-game point streak (39-64=103), the second-longest in league history; it was broken when he left a game against the New York Rangers on February 14 with a back injury

1978
the Pittsburgh Penguins were shut out by the WHA’s Quebec Nordiques, 3-0

1964
the Hornets tied the Detroit Red Wings (NHL), 3-3

1962
Detroit Red Wings (NHL) beat the Hornets, 3-1

1954
the Pittsburgh Hornets were shut out by the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), 3-0

Information obtained from PittsburghHockey.net

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