Former Pittsburgh Penguin
turns 48 today
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma coached in his 47th playoff game and passed Eddie Johnston in all-time games.
The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Penguins in Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by a score or 8-4 at the Wells Fargo Center in front of a crowd of 20,092; the Flyers led the series three games to none.
The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Penguins by a score of 5-1 in Game 2 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center in front of a home crowd of 18,507; the series was tied at one.
Rick Kehoe was fired as Penguins head coach; he finished with a record of 55-81-14-10 and a .419 winning percentage.
Jaromir Jagr scored his 300th career goal against Tampa Bay.
The Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils in Game 7 of the Patrick Division Semifinals by a score of 4-0; it was the first Game 7 win in team history.
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Find out tomorrow!
ANSWER (to yesterday’s TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):
Do you have a trivia question that could be featured on this page or am I missing a major Penguins historical fact for one of the “On This Date” posts? BE SURE to leave a comment below OR email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!