The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals in overtime by a score of 4-3 at the CONSOL Energy Center in front of 18,565 fans; Evgeni Malkin scored the game-winning goal (GWG) against Capitals goalie, Michal Neuvirth.
The Penguins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes at the CONSOL by a score of 3-2 in front of home crowd of 18,305.
Ken Wregget denied the attempt of Calgary Flames‘ Joe Nieuwendyk on a penalty shot.
Mario Lemieux recorded his fourth hat trick against the Vancouver Canucks.
Syl Apps was named MVP of the NHL All-Star Game in Montreal; he scored two goals (it was the second time a Pittsburgh player was crowned MVP).
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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which two goaltenders won back-to-back Stanley Cup titles with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992?
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Michel Dion (in 1982)
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