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

By Stephanie Lewark
Charles LeClaire – USA TODAY Sports

The Penguins defeated the Washington Capitals, 7-1, to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. The game marked the second in time in team history the Penguins faced three goaltenders in one game (Jim Carey, Olaf Kolzig and Byron Dafoe). The first time the Penguins faced three goalies was December 5, 1991.

Pittsburgh caught a glimpse of the hockey future when Karen Antkiewicz, the United Fund’s Miss Torch, modeled the Penguins’ sweater for the first time.

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Which four goaltenders have played in 200 career games for the Pittsburgh Penguins?

Find out tomorrow!

ANSWER (to the prior TRIVIA QUESTION – CLICK HERE to view it):

Gilles Meloche

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