On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (September 29) / Penguins Trivia
- Pittsburgh Penguins players and team management were presented with their Stanley Cup Championship rings at a private ceremony
The ring, created by Intergold who consulted Penguins owners Mario Lemieux, Ron Burkle, general manager Ray Shero, and head coach Dan Bylsma, was made out of a white and yellow gold band and encrusted with a total 167 diamonds. Each ring featured the player’s name and number and included the four playoff victories leading to the championship as well as commemorated the franchise’s two other Stanley Cup Championships.
It was presented to a total of 52 players, coaches, staff, and executives at the private ceremony that included dinner at the LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington (and the players were given the rings by numerical order).
Team captain Sidney Crosby‘s comment on the ring: “It’s a pretty nice ring.”
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Who did Mario Lemieux pass in the 1988-89 season as the all-time leading scorer of the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Find out tomorrow!
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