On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark

1997

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Ron Francis scored his 400th career goal against the Los Angeles Kings; this made the first Penguins to have players record their 400th, 500th (Joe Mullen) and 600th (Mario Lemieux) goals in the same season

1984

  • Mark Taylor earned his first hat trick with the Pens after scoring three times on New York Rangers John Vanbiesbrouck

1941

  • the Hornets lost their Semi-final series to the Hershey Bears, two games to one with a 3-1 loss

1938

  • the Hornets dropped a 3-2 overtime game to the Syracuse Stars to open the playoffs

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

How many Penguins players have earned the Lady Byng trophy?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Two (Lowell MacDonald, 1973; and Mario Lemieux, 1993)

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