On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (September 26) / Penguins Trivia

Timothy T. Ludwig – US PRESSWIRE

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Chris Kunitz
(he turned 33 on this date)
and
Brooks Orpik
(he turned 32 on this date)!!

1931

  • Cash strapped, the Philadelphia Quakers (formerly the Pirates) received permission from the NHL to temporally cease operations as they sought a permanent arena in either Pittsburgh or Philadelphia

1925

  • the Pirates signed free agents Baldy Cotton, Harold Darragh, Herb Drury, Duke McCurry, Hib Milks, Rodger Smith, Tex White and Roy Worters before the first NHL season in Pittsburgh

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which other NHL teams did Pittsburgh Penguins left winger, Chris Kunitz, play for prior to the Penguins?

Find out tomorrow!

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

895 games

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