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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History / Penguins Trivia

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1998

  • Ron Francis became the seventh player in NHL history to record 1000 career assists and the Pens become the 10th team to reach the 1000 win mark in a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers

1994

  • the Penguins obtained Jim McKenzie from Dallas for Mike Needham

1991

  • Kevin Stevens scored :13 seconds into overtime against the New York Rangers (its the fastest overtime goal in team history)

1982

  • Penguins goalie Gary “Suitcase” Edwards stopped 28 shots from the Colorado Rockies to earn his first shutout with the Pens, 6-0; it was last game against the Rockies (Pittsburgh’s overall record against the Rockies: 15-7-1)

1970

  • Pittsburgh’s Rick Kessell, scored 2:19 into his first NHL game against the Chicago Blackhawks (the fastest goal by a Penguins player making his NHL debut)

1937

  • the Hornets close out the regular season with a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Ramblers; Carl Liscombe scored the game-winning goal

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

What goaltender did Mario Lemieux beat to score the first home-ice goal of his NHL career?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Sidney Crosby
Bill Guerin
Evgeni Malkin
Alexei Ponikarovsky
Jordan Staal