On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (December 6) / Penguins Trivia
2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 81
6 pre-season games and 30 regular-season games (36 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
Pittsburgh Penguins defensman
turns 26 today
the Pittsburgh Penguins lost to the Ottawa Senators by a score of 3-2 in front of a crowd of 19,561 in attendance at Scotiabank Place; the first period was uneventful without a goal or penalty and the only two goals scored for Pittsburgh came from Jordan Staal and Evgeni Malkin
the Penguins beat the Calgary Flames in a shootout by a score of 3-2 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in front of a crowd of 19,289; neither team scored or committed a penalty in overtime and defenseman Kris Letang scored the game-winning shootout goal against Calgary’s Miikka Kiprusoff
Washington Capitals Dale Hunter failed on a penalty shot attempt against Pittsburgh goalie Wendell Young
both the Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks scored two short-handed goals to establish a team record for Pittsburgh; Bob Errey and Dave Hannan scored them for the Penguins while Trent Yawney and Denis Savard scored them for the Blackhawks
Pittsburgh’s John Chabot earned his first hat trick against the Minnesota North Stars; the Penguins defeated the North Stars by a score of 5-2
Pittsburgh’s George Ferguson and Greg Malone scored the fastest two goals from the start of a game (0:29 seconds) against the Blackhawks; the Penguins won by a score of 6-4
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Against what team did Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin record the first five-point game of his career?
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