On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (October 1) / Penguins Trivia

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER PITTSBURGH PENGUIN
LUCA CAPUTI
(he turns 24 on this date)!!
He currently plays for the Syracuse Crunch

1997

  • the Los Angeles Kings tied the Penguins, 3-3 (it was the earliest date the Pens played a regular season game)

1991

  • Scott Bowman is named interim head coach of the Penguins

1977

1967

  • the Pittsburgh Pens AHL club beat the Buffalo Bisons by a score of 6-1

1964

1954

1950

  • the Hornets lost, 7-1, to the Maple Leafs (NHL)

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player scored a goal in the first game of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs after not scoring a goal in all 82 games of the 2009-10 regular season?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Rick Kehoe

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