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

Marc DesRosiers – US PRESSWIRE

2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 91
6 pre-season games and 36 regular-season games (42 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

2011
the Pittsburgh Penguins were defeated by the Ottawa Senators in front of 19,710 at Scotiabank Place by a score of 6-4

2006
Alain Nasreddine scored his first NHL goal against the Montreal Canadiens Cristobal Huet

2005
Mario Lemieux played in his last NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres in front of a home crowd of 16,648 at the Mellon Arena (the Penguins lost in overtime by a score of 4-3)

2001
Tom Barrasso became the second former Penguins goalie to return (with the Carolina Hurricanes) to shut them out after previously recording a shutout for them; Barrasso only faced 11 shots on goal and the end score was 7-0

2000
Jaromir Jagr earned his eighth career hat trick against the Montreal Canadiens; and

the Penguins established a record for most shots in a road game with 53

1976
Cleveland BaronsAl MacAdam scored on a penalty shot against Pittsburgh’s Denis Herron

1975
Penguins traded Harvey Bennett to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Stan Gilbertson

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman scored his first goal for the team against Florida Panthers goalie, Johan Hedberg, with an assist from Sidney Crosby on April 3, 2010 at the Mellon Arena?

Find out tomorrow!

ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):

Marc-Andre Fleury, Sebastien Caron and Andy Chiodo

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