On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 16) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 61
6 pre-season games and 23 regular-season games (29 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

Former Pittsburgh Penguin
PIERRE LAROUCHE 
turns 57 today

2009
the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-2 in front of a crowd of 17.052 at the Mellon Arena; the game-winning goal (GWG) was scored by Jordan Staal in the second period with the other goal being scored by Matt Cooke (2), Bill Guerin (1), and Martin Skoula (1)

Nate Guenin became the third Pittsburgh native to play for the Penguins

2007
the second annual Pittsburgh College Hockey Invitational was held at the Mellon Arena with 4,301 fans in attendance; the Robert Morris University (RMU) Colonials played Ohio State and came back from a 5-2 deficit in the second period to tie the game at 5

2005
the Penguins beat cross-state rivals Philadelphia Flyers in overtime at the Wachovia Center by a score of 3-2; the game-winning goal (GWG) was scored by Sidney Crosby making him the #1 star of the game

1988
Pittsburgh gave up a team record to the Toronto Maple Leafs for three short-handed goals in a game

1984
Pittsburgh traded Pat Boutette to the Hartford Whalers for Ville Siren

1977
Blair Chapman recorded his first hat trick against the Minnesota North Stars

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player tied for the NHL lead with eight shootout goals in the 2006-07 season?

Find out tomorrow!

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

#8 and #17

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