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On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (April 16) / Penguins Trivia

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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.



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!

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

Alex Goligoski

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