On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (October 19) / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark
Steve Mitchell – US PRESSWIRE

6 pre-season games and 6 regular-season games (12 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

A TOTAL OF 179 games
(97 pre-season games and 82 regular-season games)
of the 2012-13 NHL season LOST


  • Pittsburgh Penguins Tom Barrasso earned his 300th win in a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers and became the first American-born goaltender to record 300 wins; Barrasso made 22 saves that night to earn a mark in the record books, and he wound up with 369 victories before retiring after the 2002-2003 season


  • the first Stanley Cup Championship Banner was raised at the Civic Arena in a pre-game ceremony


  • the first Peguins game was broadcast on local television (WTAE) with the Boston Bruins defeating the Pens by a score of 5-1


  • Pittsburgh’s Earl Ingarfield squared off with Philadelphia Flyers’ Forbes Kennedy and became the first Penguins player to get a fighting major

STICK-TAP TO PittsburghHockey.net


Who scored the only goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 1-0 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on May 30, 1992 at Chicago Stadium?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Sebastien Caron

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