On This Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History (May 26) / Penguins Trivia

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2009
The Pittsburgh Penguins swept the Carolina Hurricanes in the fourth and final game of the Eastern Conference Final beating them by a score of 4-1 at the RBC Center in front of a crowd of 18,680; it was the sixth sweep in team history and the fourth time Pittsburgh made it to the Stanley Cup Final.

1992
The Penguins beat the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 5-4 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final; Mario Lemieux scored with 12 seconds remaining in the game at the Civic Arena in front of a home crowd of 16,164 fans.

1986
Lemieux was voted as most outstanding NHL player by the Players’ Association earning him the Lester B. Pearson Trophy.

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TODAY’S PENGUINS TRIVIA QUESTION:

Which Pittsburgh Penguins teammates each scored their 50th goal of the season in the same game on March 21, 1993?

Find out tomorrow!

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

Randy Carlyle

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