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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER PENGUINS GOALTENDER,
KEN WREGGET!!
(he turns 47 today)

2011

2009

  • Fleury stopped 31 shots from the Calgary Flames to record his 15th career shutout

2008

2007

  • Fleury stopped all 29 shots to pick up his seventh shutout of the season in a 5-0 win over the Boston Bruins (he was the first Pittsburgh goaltender to earn a shutout victory over Boston since Jim Rutherford on January 20, 1973)

1989

  • Mario Lemieux earned his 20th hat trick with the Pens, in a game against the New Jersey Devils

1976

  • Jean Pronovost set the Penguins’ record for fastest goal from the start of a game (:06 seconds) against the St. Louis Blues in a 5-2 win

1970

  • Les Binkley stopped 25 shots from the Minnesota North Stars to win 2-0 and earned his ninth shutout with the Pens

1955

  • Hornets’ Bob Solinger scored :08 seconds into overtime to set an AHL record for the fastest end to an overtime game

1954

  • the Hornets shut out the Hershey Bears, 3-0, in Hershey to take a two-games-to-none lead

1948

  • the Hornets lost to the New Haven Ramblers in overtime, 4-2, and lost their opening round series, 2-0

1947

  • the Hornets defeated the Buffalo Bisons, 5-0, in the opening game of the semi-finals

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Who was the Pittsburgh Penguins first All-Star MVP?

Find out tomorrow!

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

George Sullivan
(1967-68 – 1968-69)