On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (June 12) / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER PENGUIN
DOUG BROWN!!
(he turns 48 this date)

2009

  • Max Talbot scored twice for the Pittsburgh Penguins as the Pens defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 2-1, in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final; it was the 15th time in league history that the Final reached Game 7 (and it marked the latest date in the season the Penguins have ever played)

2008

  • Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was named to the NHL‘s first All-Star team; it is the first time the honor had been bestowed upon Malkin, who finished the 2007-08 regular season second in the NHL with 106 points

1992

  • Pens introduced the new logo and introduced “Iceburgh” as the team mascot

1990

1985

  • Mario Lemieux won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the rookie of the year in the NHL

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player was the first European-born and trained player in NHL history to lead the league in scoring?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Sergei Gonchar and Ryan Whitney

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