Thursday, June 2, 2011

On this Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History

Maxime Talbot scored twice and Sergei Gonchar's powerplay goal in the third period proved to be the winner as the Pens took Game 3 in the Stanley Cup Final from the Detroit Red Wings, 4-2. Detroit led the series, 2-1.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hockey writer Dave Molinari was honored by the Hockey Hall of Fame with the Elmer Ferguson Award


With 10:03 left in the third overtime, Petr Sykora scored and helped Pittsburgh avoid elimination in Game 5 of the final (game ended on June 3); Detroit led the series, 3-2

Graphic courtesy of the Pensblog

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