On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (January 9) / Penguins Trivia

By Stephanie Lewark
Tom Szczerbowski – USA TODAY Sports

Former Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender
Mathieu Garon
turns 46 today

Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre in front of 19,567 in attendance by a score of 4-1; the three stars of the game were all Penguins players: (1) Sergei Gonchar, who scored two goals; (2) Marc-Andre Fleury, who stopped 42 of 43 shots he faced;  and (3) Sidney Crosby.

Penguins’ Martin Straka was denied by Boston Bruins goalie Byron Dafoe on his penalty shot attempt.

Gilles Meloche stopped Hartford WhalersDave Tippett on a penalty shot attempt.

The Penguins traded Steve Durbano, Chuck Arnason and a first round choice in the 1976 Amateur Draft from the Kansas City Scouts in exchange for Ed Gilbert, Simon Nolet and a first round choice in the 1976 Amateur Draft.

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Which Pittsburgh Penguins players scored goals during Game 4 of the 1992 Stanley Cup Final when they clinched the second consecutive Cup?

Find out tomorrow!

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

James Neal

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