On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (January 4) / Penguins Trivia
2012 NHL LOCKOUT DAY 111
6 pre-season games and 42 regular-season games
(48 total games)
of the 2012-13 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS season LOST
Pittsburgh Penguins forward
turns 24 on this date
Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders in overtime by a score of 3-2 at the Mellon Arena in front of 14,331 fans; Martin Straka scored the game-winning goal (GWG) 42 seconds into overtime
Jaromir Jagr earned his 600th career point against the Tampa Bay Lightning
the Penguins played the Russian Dynamo at the Civic Arena; the game ended in a 3-3 tie
The Penguins traded Al McDonough to the Atlanta Flames for Chuck Arnason and Bob Paradise
Les Binkley earned his first NHL shutout against the California Golden Seals; it was the first in team history
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Marc Boileau was the Penguins first French Canadian coach. What was his nickname?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Boston Bruins‘ Hannu Toivonen (assists from Mark Recchi and Ziggy Palffy)
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