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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (May 14) / Penguins Trivia


The Penguins were the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference while the Capitals were the #6. The series between the Penguins and Capitals would go on for two additional games with Pittsburgh finally taking the series over Washington in seven games; they went on to the Eastern Conference final and were matched up with the #5 seed, New Jersey Devils, who beat the Penguins in five games (4-1).


  • the New York IslandersDavid Volek scored in overtime to beat the Penguins, 4-3, in overtime of Game 7 of the Patrick Division Finals

The Penguins were once again defending Stanley Cup Champions for the second consecutive playoff series.  They were also the #1 seed in the division this time around.  It was not in the cards for them to “three-peat” as the #3 seed, Islanders, would eliminate them in the second round on this date.

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Who did the Pittsburgh Penguins pick with the 20th overall selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Duane Rupp

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