Monday, April 11, 2011

On this Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History

Sidney Crosby's goal against the New York Islanders Dwayne Roloson was the 50th goal of the season – the first time in his career at the 50-goal milestone; he added another goal tying with Tampa's Steve Stamkos for the Rocket Richard Award

Evgeni Malkin clinched the NHL scoring title with 113 points and became the fourth Pens player to win the crown and the 13th time a Pittsburgh player finished at the top

The Pens had 54 shots on the Senators to set a playoff franchise record for shots on goal in a regulation game as Pittsburgh defeated Ottawa, 5-3

The Penguins were defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 6-3, in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

Tom Barrasso recorded his 21st shutout stopping all 20 shots from the Detroit Red Wings

Mario Lemieux scored on a penalty shot against the Florida Panthers' Jonn Vanbiesbrouck

Tom Barrasso recorded his eighth shutout by stopping 32 shots from the Ottawa Senators which helped clinch the first-ever Northeast Division title with a 4-0 win

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