On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (November 27) / Penguins Trivia

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2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 72
6 pre-season games and 30 regular-season games (36 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2010
the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames in front of a crowd of 18,317 fans at the CONSOL Energy Center by a score of 4-1; the three stars of the game were all Penguins players: (1) Sidney Crosby, (2) Brent Johnson, and (3) Kris Letang

Flames goalie, Miikka Kiprusoff, stopped Crosby on a penalty shot attempt but could not stop him from earning his sixth career hat trick or his 200th career goal

2008
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender, John Grahame, stopped Pittsburgh’s Matt Murley on a penalty shot attempt

2001
Johan Hedberg earned his third shutout with the Penguins after stopping all 39 shots from the New Jersey Devils

1991
Penguins hold a candlelight ceremony prior to the game against the Devils in honor of their late coach Bob Johnson and the entire Penguins team wore “Badger” patches on their jerseys

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender recorded two assists and 36 saves for a shutout win over the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 of the Patrick Division Semifinals at the Civic Arena?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Mario Lemieux, Kevin Stevens, Jaromir Jagr, and Paul Coffey

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