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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
and CURRENT TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
ADAM HALL!!
(he turned 32 on this date)

Adam Hall is an American-born player whose hometown is Kalamazoo, MI.  Hall was drafted in the 2nd round (52nd overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators.  Prior to being drafted, he played collegiate hockey for four years for Michigan State.

Hall has played for two other teams in addition to the Penguins, Lightning, and Predators — New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild.  He was part of Pittsburgh’s team that made a run for the Stanley Cup in 2008 (losing to the Detroit Red Wings).

2008

  • the Pittsburgh Penguins held an official ground breaking ceremony to begin construction of Pittsburgh’s new arena, later to be named CONSOL Energy Center

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

What other number (other than #44) did Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman, Brooks Orpik, wear on his jersey while donning black and Vegas gold?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Philadelphia Flyers

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