On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (October 30) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 45
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2010
Pittsburgh Penguins backup goalie Brent Johnson earned his first shutout for the Penguins with 33 saves beating the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 3-0

2005
Pittsburgh native R.J. Umberger played his first game in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers

2003
Marc-Andre Fleury notches his first NHL career shutout with 19 saves against the Chicago Blackhawks

1988
The Penguins set a team record for most penalties in a game against the New York Rangers (32 penalties for a total of 158 minutes); the Rangers also had a record 27 penalties which combined with Pittsburgh was a total of 272 penalty minutes – also a team record

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player was the runner-up to teammate Mario Lemieux for the 1991-92 Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Bill Guerin; in a 7-3 win over the New York Islanders at the Mellon Arena (ending his 18-year career with 429 goals, 427 assists, and 856 points)

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