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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 12) / Penguins Trivia

Jerry Lai – US PRESSWIRE

2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 58
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2005
former Pittsburgh Penguins captain Ron Francis was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

1996
Penguins goalie Ken Wregget held the Buffalo Sabres scoreless and recorded his fifth shutout with Pittsburgh

1988
the Penguins traded Doug Bodger and Darrin Shannon to the Sabres in exchange for Tom Barrasso and a third round choice in the 1990 NHL Amateur Draft

1986
the Penguins traded Mike Bullard to the Calgary Flames in exchange for Dan Quinn

1975
Pittsburgh’s Jean Pronovost scored three goals against Washington Capitals net minder Bernie Wolfe for a hat trick

1972
Penguins Lowell MacDonald failed at a penalty shot attempt on Sabres goaltender Roger Crozier (a former Pittsburgh Hornets player); Buffalo went on to win by a score of 1-0

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which former Pittsburgh Penguins player became the first defenseman from an expansion team to win the Norris Trophy?

Find out tomorrow!

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

The Muskegon Line (named so by the local press because they were all previously a line for the Muskegon Lumberjacks)

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