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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (January 30) / Penguins Trivia

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2009
Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin scored his 100th NHL career goal against the New Jersey DevilsScott Clemmensen in a 4-3 overtime loss.

2007
Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his fifth shutout by stopping all 32 shots from the Florida Panthers.

2002
Mario Lemieux played in his 807th game with the Penguins and passed Jaromir Jagr for first place on the team’s all-time games played list.

1998
Tom Barrasso set a record for number of saves in one game (51) against the Detroit Red Wings.

1992
The Penguins signed Craig Patrick to a five-year contract as general manager and executive vice-president.

1980
The Penguins wore black and gold uniforms for the first time against the St. Louis Blues.

1973
Greg Polis won Pittsburgh’s first MVP award at the NHL All-Star Game and was the first MVP to win a car.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender posted a 4-0 shutout against the Devils in Game 7 of the 1991 Patrick Division Semifinals?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Tom Barrasso and Wendell Young

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