On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (December 19) / Penguins Trivia
2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 94
6 pre-season games and 36 regular-season games (42 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 2-1 in a shootout in front of a crowd of 18,690 at HSBC Arena; Marc-Andre Fleury (#1 star of the game) stopped 31 of 32 shots from the Sabres and defenseman Kris Letang (#3 star of the game) won it for the Penguins with the game-winning, shootout goal
The Penguins acquired defenseman Wade Brookbank from the Boston Bruins for future considerations
Tom Barrasso earned his 19th career shutout by stopping all 24 shots from the Washington Capitals
Mario Lemieux recorded his 38th hat trick against Blues goalie, Jon Casey; and
Ken Wregget recorded his sixth shutout by stopping all 25 shots from St. Louis
Pittsburgh’ s Greg Millen earned his third NHL shutout by stopping all 29 shots he faced against the Chicago Blackhawks
The Penguins Glen Sather scored his first hat trick against the Detroit Red Wings
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which Hall of Fame goaltender was general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins from April 14, 1988 through December 5, 1989?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Jan Hrdina, Jaromir Jagr, Robert Lang, and Martin Straka
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