On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 7) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 53
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2009
the San Jose Sharks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 5-0 as their goalie, Evgeni Nabokov, denied all 27 shots he faced

2005
Ziggy Palffy‘s penalty shot attempt was denied by New York Rangers goalie Kevin Weekes

1988
Penguins goalie J.S. Aubin records his first NHL career shutout stopping 18 shots from the Boston Bruins

1981
Pittsburgh’s Paul Gardner scored a hat trick against the Philadelphia Flyers’ Pelle Lindbergh

1976
The Penguins visited Richfield Coliseum to play their first ever game against the Cleveland Barons (previously the California Golden Seals)

1936
the Pittsburgh Hornets won their first game by a score of 4-2 against the Cleveland Falcons

1925
the Pittsburgh Pirates joined the New York Americans and the Boston Bruins and became the NHL’s third US-based team

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

What did Pittsburgh Penguins Mario Lemieux accomplish on May 10, 1993 during a 6-3 victory against the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the Patrick Division Final at the Civic Arena?

Find out tomorrow!

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

 Joe Daley and Roy Edwards

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