Pittsburgh Hockey History Made on June 22nd…
1961 – Pittsburgh Penguins Steve Gatzos was born.
1967 – Penguins defenseman Paul Stanton was born.
1991 – The Penguins selected Markus Naslund with the 16th pick, Rusty Fitzgerald (38th) and Ed Patterson (148th) in the NHL Amateur Draft.
1993 – Ed Johnston took over as Penguins head coach for the second time in his career.
1996 – The Penguins obtained Kevin Hatcher from the Dallas Stars for Sergei Zubov.
2007 – The Pens acquired a third-round round pick in 2007 from the Atlanta Thrashers for Chris Thorburn.
2011 – Pens head coach Dan Bylsma was named the coach of the year, The Jack Adams Award, becoming the first Pens coach to capture that honor.