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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (August 24) / Penguins Trivia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER
PITTSBURGH PENGUIN
IAN MORAN!!
(he turned 39 on this date)

Ian Moran was drafted in the sixth round (107th overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.  He made his NHL debut with the Penguins during the 1993-94 playoffs and remained with Pittsburgh until he was traded to the Boston Bruins in 2003.

Moran signed with the Anaheim Ducks in 2006 but only played one game for them before spending the rest of his time with the Portland Pirates (AHL) and the Eisbären Berlin (Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany).

In 2007, he signed with the New Jersey Devils but ultimately played for the team’s AHL affiliate, the Lowell Devils, during which a knee injury ended his season as well as his career.

TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player scored the goal on which Sidney Crosby recorded his first career point in his NHL debut on October 5, 2005 against the New Jersey Devils (a 5-1 loss)?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Jaromir Jagr

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