On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (March 6) / Penguins Trivia

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2010
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Dallas Stars by a score of 6-3 at the Mellon Arena in front of a home crowd of 17, 132 fans; Sidney Crosby was named #1 star of the game while Chris Kunitz and Alex Ponikarovsky were #2 and #3, respectively.

2007
Jordan Staal recorded his seventh short-handed goal against the Ottawa Senators and set a new NHL rookie record; the Penguins defeated the Senators in a shootout by a score of 5-4 and Staal was named #1 star of the game.

1992
Rick Tocchet earned his first hat trick against the San Jose SharksJarmo Myllys.

1982
Andre St. Laurent recorded his first hat trick against the Quebec NordiquesDan Bouchard.

1982
Denis Herron earned his third shutout by stopping all 32 shots from the Colorado Rockies.

1976
Michel Plasse earned his first shutout stopping all 18 shots he faced from the Minnesota North Stars.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins general manager selected Mario Lemieux with the first overall pick in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Tom Barrasso

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