On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DERYK ENGELLAND!!
(he turns 30 today)

2009

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin was stopped on a penalty shot by Carolina Hurricane’s Cam Ward; Malkin and Ward appear to have an “on-again, off-again” love affair when the Pens and Canes play each other as there are several other highlights like this one!

1996

  • the Penguins played their last game against the Hartford Whalers and skated to a 5-5 tie (Pittsburgh’s overall record against the Whalers is 30-27-7)

1993

1965

1956

  • the Hornets were eliminated from the playoffs by the Cleveland Barons with their third straight overtime loss (this time by a 3-2 score); the team would be inactive for the next five years while the Civic Arena was built

1955

  • a 4-3 win gave the Hornets a 2-1 series lead against the Buffalo Bisons in the Calder Cup Finals

1951

  • the Hornets won by a score of 2-1 in Hershey to take a 2-0 series lead against the Bears

1947

  • the Hornets evened the Calder Cup Finals with the Hershey Bears at one game apiece with a 3-2 win

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which team did the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat in the 1992 Wales Conference Final?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Mark Johnson

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