The Penguins lost to the Philadelphia Flyers in front of a home crowd of 17,095 at the Mellon Arena by a score of 7-4. Despite the loss, Sidney Crosby was named the #3 star of the game.
Mark Recchi earned his 1,300th career point against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Tom Barrasso denied a penalty shot attempt by Carolina Hurricanes‘ Sami Kapanen.
The Penguins played their last-ever game against the Minnesota (North) Stars. They lost by a score of 6-3 at the Civic Arena (Pittsburgh’s overall record against Minnesota is 58-49-10).
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which two players did the Pittsburgh Penguins acquire from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Marty McSorley and Jim Paek?
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ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Popeye (nicknamed for his “fiery nature”)
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