Pittsburgh Hockey History Made on February 25th…
1924 – Pittsburgh Hornets defenseman Rudy Brodeur was born.
1939 – Pittsburgh Hornets’ Don Deacon set a team record for fastest consecutive goals by one player when he scored twice in 1:23 against the Syracuse Stars.
1942 – Against the Providence Reds, Chuck Corrigan had five assists to tie an AHL record. Norm Schultz and Victor Grigg each scored a hat trick.
1942 – Pittsburgh Hornets right wing Duke Harris and Hornets left wing Ted Taylor were born.
1973 – Penguins obtained Andy Brown from Detroit for a third round choice in the 1973 Amateur Draft and cash.
2001 – In a game against the New York Islanders, Mario Lemieux recorded his 900th assist.
2009 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 shots from the New York Islanders to earn his 14th career shutout.
2012 – In a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Evgeni Malkin had his second natural hat trick of the season, ninth in his career.
2015 – The Penguins acquired forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2015 4th-round draft pick and a 2016 2nd-round draft pick.
2017 – The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. It is Pittsburgh’s fourth outdoor hockey game in franchise history.