On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (December 28) / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark
Charles LeClaire – US PRESSWIRE

6 pre-season games and 42 regular-season games
(48 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Atlanta Thrashers in front of 18,322 fans at the CONSOL Energy Center by a score of 6-3; Chris Kunitz scored the game-winning goal (GWG) and the three stars of the game were all Penguins players: (3) Craig Adams, (2) Matt Cooke and (1) Sidney Crosby

the Penguins traded Dan Trevil to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Marc Bergevin

Patrick Lalime earned his second career shutout against the Buffalo Sabres by stopping all 21 of their shots

Ron Francis also earned his 1,300th career point during the game against Buffalo

Tom Barrasso earned his first shutout with the Penguins stopping all 27 shots from the Detroit Red Wings

Roberto Romano recorded his second shutout and stopped 34 shots from the Hartford Whalers

STICK-TAP TO PittsburghHockey.net

Which Pittsburgh Penguins player scored two goals in a 2:28 span in the second period of a 3-1 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on May 28, 1992 at the Civic Arena?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Dick Tarnstrom

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