On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (October 3) / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark
Timothy T. Ludwig – US PRESSWIRE



  • the first game that Mario Lemieux began a record of a 46-game point streak (39 goal and 64 assists for a total of 103 points) which is the second-longest in NHL history (the streak was broken a little over four months later on February 14, 1990 during a game against the New York Rangers when he left with a back injury)


  • the Penguins were shut out by the WHA‘s Quebec Nordiques by a score of 3-0



  • the Hornets were defeated by the Red Wings (NHL) by a score of 3-1


STICK-TAP TO PittsburghHockey.net


Which Pittsburgh Penguin player scored on a penalty shot in a 3-2 victory against the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Patrick Division Final in 1992 at Madison Square Garden?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Kevin LaVallee

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