On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (April 16) / Penguins Trivia
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by a score of 2-1 at the Mellon Arena in front of a crowd of 17,132; captain, Sidney Crosby, was named the #1 star while defenseman Kris Letang was named the #2 star of the game. This win tied the series at one game apiece.
The Penguins beat the Senators in Game 4 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by a score of 3-1 at Scotiabank Place in front of a crowd of 19,954; Evgeni Malkin was named the #1 star of the game (Marian Hossa was named #3 star). The Penguins swept the Senators in four games and went on to play the New York Rangers in Round 2.
Johan Hedberg recorded a shutout by stopping all 34 shots he faced from the Washington Capitals and the Penguins defeated the Capitals in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals by a score of 3-0.
The Penguins were defeated by the Boston Bruins by a score of 6-2, and were eventually swept in the quarterfinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:
Which three players scored goals for the Penguins in their first regular season win at the CONSOL Energy Center, defeating the New York Islanders by a score of 3-2 on October 15, 2010?
Find out tomorrow!
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