2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 41
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
- NHL cancels 2012-13 season / games through November 30th
- Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Peter Skudra made 27 saves against the Toronto Maple Leafs for his first NHL shutout
- Mario Lemieux scored his 500th career goal, and his 32nd career hat trick, in a 7-5 win over the New York Islanders
And on these dates in Pittsburgh Penguins history …
- 2001 – Penguins goalie Johan Hedberg stopped Dallas Stars Mike Modano on a penalty shot
- 1996 – Pittsburgh goaltender Tom Barrasso surrendered a goal on a penalty shot from Calgary Flames Robert Reichel
- 1987 – Mario Lemieux recorded his ninth career hat trick when he scored three goals against Buffalo Sabres Jacques Cloutier
- 1972 – Pens goalkeeper Denis Herron made 23 saves and recorded his second shutout with Pittsburgh by blanking the Vancouver Canucks; AND Pittsburgh native and Gerry O’Flaherty played his first game against the Penguins
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which four Pittsburgh Penguins players each scored 100 points in 1992-93?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Alexei Ponikarovsky, and Sergei Gonchar
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