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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (January 13) / Penguins Trivia

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Former Pittsburgh Penguin
Mike Rupp
turned 33 today

2012
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma earned his 136th win with the team against the Florida Panthers by a score of 4-1; it moved him into second place, behind Eddie Johnston, for the franchise.

2009
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury played against the Philadelphia Flyers in his 200th NHL game.

1991
Paul Coffey became the highest scoring defenseman in team history with 344 points scoring a power play goal against the Flyers at 9:25 of the second period.

1974
Jack Button was named general manager of the Penguins; he replaced Jack Riley.

1973
One day after retiring as a player, Ken Schinkel became the  Penguins third head coach.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

How many total games did Eddie Johnston win as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins to make him the current record holder for the most wins with the franchise?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Rocco L. Flaminio

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