Friday, October 28, 2011

On this Date in Pittsburgh Penguins History

Sidney Crobsy recorded his third career hat trick against the Montreal Canadiens 

the Penguins tied a franchise low with 11 shots with just three in each of the first and third periods (they lost to San Jose 2-1)

Sidney Crosby earns his first NHL hat trick against the Philadelphia Flyers

Penguins re-introduce the skating Penguin logo to the team jersey and suffered the largest margin of defeat at home when they lost to the New Jersey Devils, 9-0. Devils forwards John Madden and Randy McKay scored four goals each and tied records for most goals by a player in a game against the Pens.

Pittsburgh scored five power-play goals against the Calgary Flames (tying a team record for power-play goals in a road game)

Mario Lemieux recorded his 33rd career hat trick (against New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur)

Ron Francis scored his 1000th NHL career point against the Quebec Nordiques

Pittsburgh ends a club record of 211 games without being shut out losing to the Washington Capitals by a score of 8-0

facts obtained from PITTSURGHHOCKEY.NET