On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 8) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 54
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2011
the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Mark Letestu

2000
Alex Kovalev beat Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher three times for his first hat trick with the Pittsburgh Penguins

1982
Pittsburgh obtained Stan Jonathan from the Boston Bruins for future considerations

1944
Pittsburgh set an AHL record for highest scoring shutout by the Hershey Bears with a score of 11-0

1936
the Pittsburgh Hornets played their first game at the Duquesne Garden against the Cleveland Falcons and won by a score of 5-2

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which three Pittsburgh Penguins players made up the “Option Line” in the absence of Mario Lemieux due to complications with back surgery during the 1990-91 season?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Mario Lemieux became the first player in franchise history to score 50 career playoff goals

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