Former Penguin goalie
John Curry (turns 29)
Dustin Jeffrey (turns 25)
were born on this date
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.
STICK-TAP TO PittsburghHockey.net
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
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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