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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (December 30) / Penguins Trivia

Tom Szczerbowski – US PRESSWIRE

2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 106
6 pre-season games and 42 regular-season games
(48 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST

Former Pittsburgh Penguin
Rob Scuderi
turned 34 on this date

2009
Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby and Marc-Andre Fleury were named to the Canadian Olympic team

2008
Jordan Staal played in his 200th NHL career game (the youngest player in league history to do so)

2000
Mario Lemieux scored his 1,500th career point and Jaromir Jagr earned his 1,000th career point against the Ottawa Senators

1999
Jaromir Jagr scored his sixth career hat trick and recorded a career-best seven points (3 goals, 4 assists) against the New York Islanders

1995
Mario Lemieux earned his 35th career hat trick against the Florida Panthers

1895
Pittsburgh’s very first organized hockey game was played at the Schenley Park Casino in an exhibition between the Queens University

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which goaltender recorded the first regular season victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center on October 15, 2010?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Mario Lemieux

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