On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (March 11) / Penguins Trivia

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Former Pittsburgh Penguins
Paul Bissonnette
(turns 28 today)
and
Nils Ekman
(turns 37 today)
were born on this date

2012
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar centerman, Evgeni Malkin, recorded his 500th NHL career point after notching three assists against the Boston Bruins (Malkin became the ninth player in team history to have 500 points).

2010
The Penguins lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in overtime by a score of 4-3 at the RBC Center in front of a crowd of 16,426.

1999
The Penguins trade Stu Barnes to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Matthew Barnaby.

1990
Pittsburgh’s Bob Errey and Tony Tanti along with Vancouver CanucksPaul Reinhart, Jyrki Lumme and Greg Adams scored in 3:34 to set a record for the five fastest goals for both teams.

1986
The Penguins acquired Ron Duguay from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Doug Shedden.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

What is the highest number jersey worn by a Pittsburgh Penguins player in franchise history and which player(s) wore it?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Wayne Primeau

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