On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (June 4) / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PITTSBURGH PENGUIN
ALEX PECHURSKIY!!
(he turns 22 today)

2012

2009

2008

  • the Penguins were defeated by the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, and eliminated in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final; the game marked the latest game ever played by the Penguins (previously, the last game of the season was played on June 1, 1992 when the Pens beat the Chicago Blackhawks to win the Cup); the Stanley Cup was presented to Detroit on the ice at Mellon Arena

1988

1984

  • Penguins replaced head coach Lou Angotti with Bob Berry; Angotti won only 16 games in his only season behind the bench (his .238 winning percentage is the lowest by any Penguins coach in history)

1981

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Who was the only Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman to win the James Norris trophy (for best defenseman)?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Mario Lemieux, Joe Mullen, and Mark Recchi

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