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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (February 27) / Penguins Trivia

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Former Penguin goalie
John Curry (turns 29)
current Penguin
Dustin Jeffrey (turns 25)
were born on this date

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime by a score of 5-4 in front of a crowd of 22,689 at the United Center; Evgeni Malkin was named the #2 star of the game.

A BUSY DAY: The Penguins gave a 2007 seventh-round draft pick to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for goalie Nolan Schaefer;

Traded Noah Welch and their 2007 fourth-round draft pick in exchange for Gary Roberts and defenseman Joel Kwiatkowski from the Florida Panthers;

Gave up a 2008 third-round draft pick to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Georges Laraque; and

Traded Dominic Moore to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 2007 third-round draft choice.

Mario Lemieux earned his 1,600th career point against the Los Angeles Kings at the Mellon Arena.

The Penguins scored seven goals in one period against the Quebec Nordiques setting a record for goals in one period in a road game.

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Who did the Pittsburgh Penguins acquire from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Doug Bodger and Darrin Shannon in November 1988?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Eddie Johnson and Michel Therrien; Los Angeles Kings

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