On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (January 9) / Penguins Trivia
Former Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender
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 Whalers‘ Dave 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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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
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!
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