Tuesday, May 4, 2010

On this Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History

Marian Hossa scored 7:10 into overtime to lift the Penguins to a 3-2 win to eliminate the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.


The Penguins and Flyers played the third longest game in NHL history (five-overtime, 152:01 minutes); the Flyers won, 2-1, on Keith Primeau's goal. Penguins goaltender Ron Tugnutt made a team-high of 70 saves in that game.


The Penguins defeated the New Jersey Devils in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, 4-2.

The Penguins surrendered a playoff team high 61 shots on goal in regulation against the Florida Panthers.


Tom Barrasso earned his fourth post-season shutout after he stopped 26 shots to defeat the New York Islanders, 3-0, in Game 2 of the Patrick Division Finals (the Islanders ended up winning the series in seven games).

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