On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (April 15) / Penguins Trivia

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Former Pittsburgh Penguin
Kevin Stevens
turns 48 today

2012
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.

2011
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.

2003
Rick Kehoe was fired as Penguins head coach; he finished with a record of 55-81-14-10 and a .419 winning percentage.

1998
Jaromir Jagr scored his 300th career goal against Tampa Bay.

1991
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.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Who scored the overtime goal to give the Pittsburgh Penguins their first regular season win at the CONSOL, defeating the New York Islanders by a score of 3-2 on October 15, 2010?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Kevin Stevens

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