2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 37
6 pre-season games and 9 regular-season games (for a total of 15 games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE FOLLOWING
FORMER PITTSBURGH PENGUINS:
(he turned 38 on this date)
(he turned 45 on this date)
- the Pittsburgh Penguins obtained Tuomas Gronman from the Chicago Blackhawks for Greg Johnson
- Mario Lemieux recorded the 28th hat trick of his career
- Badger Bob Johnson, Jean Pronovost, and Rick Kehoe became the first inductees of the Penguins Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony in a game against the Detroit Red Wings
- the Penguins defeated the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-4 on Randy Cunneyworth‘s overtime goal to extend their club record, beginning-of-the-season winning streak to seven games
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which goaltender won 20 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the inaugural season of 1967-68?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
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