On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 11) / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark
Charles LeClaire – US PRESSWIRE

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

Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Cooke beat Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for his first successful penalty shot attempt in his NHL career

Jordan Staal recorded his second NHL career hat trick against the Detroit Red Wings to tie the game at 6 and send it into overtime (the Penguins ultimately beat the Red Wings by a score of 7-6)

Penguins GM Craig Patrick and former Penguins head coach Herb Brooks were named GM and coach of the 2002 US Olympic team by USA Hockey

Team USA won silver while Team Canada won gold.  Chris Chelios was team captain and Phil Housley and Brian Leetch served as alternate captains.

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What nickname was given to the line made up of the three former Pittsburgh Penguins players Jock Callander, Mike Needham, and Dave Michayluk?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Ulf Samuelsson

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