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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (May 10) / Penguins Trivia



  • Penguins goalie Tom Barrasso stopped Washington CapitalsMichal Pivonka on a penalty shot in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals; Pittsburgh lost this game by a score of 6-2 (the Penguins ended up winning the series over the Capitals in seven games, 4-3)

Pittsburgh went on to play the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference Semifinals losing the series in five games.


This was during Game 5 of the Patrick Division Final between the Penguins and the New York Islanders.  The Islanders won the series in seven games, 4-3.

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On what date did the Pittsburgh Penguins play their final regular season game at the Mellon Arena and against what team?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Ulf Samuelsson

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