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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to former Penguin MARK RECCHI!!
(he turns 44 today)

2010

  • Pittsburgh’s Mark Letestu scored on Buffalo’s Ryan Miller for his first NHL goal
  • Sidney Crosby scored his fifth career hat trick

2001

  • the Penguins obtained Wayne Primeau from the Tampa Bay Lightning for Matthew Barnaby

1984

  • Penguins goalie Roberto Romano earned his first NHL shutout after he stopped 34 shots from the Minnesota North Stars

1972

  • Penguins’ Bob Leiter recorded his first hat trick, against the Detroit Red Wings

1968

  • Pens goalie Les Binkley stopped 22 shots from the St. Louis Blues for his fifth shutout

Information obtained from PittsburghHockey.net

TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins rookie goaltender won six consecutive starts from December 28, 1996 through January 10, 1997? Find out tomorrow!

ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTIONCLICK HERE to view it):

Lowell MacDonald (1973-74)