On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (May 23) / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER PENGUIN
GARY ROBERTS!!
(he turns 46 today)

Gary Roberts was one of the more revered veteran players of the Pittsburgh Penguins by Pens nation.  He was well-known for being very disciplined both on and off the ice.

In February 2007, the Florida Panthers traded Roberts to Pittsburgh for defenseman Noah Welch.  He resigned with the Penguins for a one-year contract worth $2.5 million, but they traded his exclusive negotiation rights along with Ryan Malone to the Tampa Bay Lightning on June 28, 2008 in exchange for a 2009 third-round draft pick.

2009

1992

  • Penguins defeated the Boston Bruins in four games to win the Wales Conference Championship for the second consecutive season

1991

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Who was the general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1988-89 through 2005-06?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Luca Caputi, Nick Johnson, and Mark Letestu

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