HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PITTSBURGH PENGUINS STAR
(he turned 26 on this date)
- free agents Kelly Buchberger and Mike Eastwood were signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
Both Buchberger and Eastwood have since retired as a hockey players.
Buchberger was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the ninth round (188th overall) of the 1985 NHL Entry Draft and also played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Los Angeles Kings, Phoenix Coyotes in addition to the Oilers and Penguins.
Eastwood was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fifth round (97th overall) of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft and played for numerous NHL clubs (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks) in addition to the Leafs and Penguins. He is currently a co-host on the Ottawa Senators post-game show.
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Who was the other Pittsburgh Penguins player to wear #35 aside from Tom Barrasso?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
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