2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 56
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
The Pittsburgh Penguins earn their first shootout win at the Mellon Arena when Sidney Crosby scored the only shootout goal allowing the Penguins to win over the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 3-2
Pittsburgh’s Wayne Primeau successfully scored on his penalty shot attempt against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Nikolai Khabibulin
Pittsburgh has one of the greatest comebacks in franchise history against the Canadiens as Jaromir Jagr scores the game-winning-goal with only 50 seconds in the game and allowing the Penguins to win by a score of 5-4
Ron Francis scored three goals against San Jose Sharks Arturs Irbe for his first hat trick as a Pittsburgh Penguin
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which Pittsburgh Penguins player earned the title “Dean of Mean” from a Sports Illustrated poll conducted in October 1995 naming him the dirtiest player in the NHL?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
John Cullen, Mark Recchi, and Kevin Stevens (named so because they were each in the option year of his contract)
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