2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

 

Pens record: 51-24-7  (109 points) First place in Metropolitan Division, Second in Eastern Conference

Under NHL realignment plan, the Penguins will play in Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference.  The other division opponents are: Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals.

15
8
146
527
104
Number of times Penguins players have captured Art Ross Trophy (scoring title)
Number of players that made NHL debut with Pens this year:
Maatta, Zatkoff, Megna, Sill, Gibbons, Dumoulin, Samuelsson, Adam Payerl
Number of consecutive games (inc. playoffs) played by Craig Adams, the current iron man streak for the Pens.
Number of man games lost to injury or illness
Number of points for Sidney Crosby, leading scorer in NHL

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TRANSACTIONS

June 13 - Pittsburgh agrees to terms with Evgeni Malkin on an eight-year, $76 Million contract.

June 24 – The Pittsburgh Penguins traded the rights to defenseman Alex Grant to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Harry Zolnierczyk.

June 27 –  Penguins extend forward Chris Kunitz to a three-year deal.

June 30 – Penguins sent F-Tyler Kennedy to San Jose for a second-round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft.

July 2 - Penguins re-signed RW Pascal Dupuis to a four-year deal and re-signed defenseman Kris Letang to an eight-year extension.

July 5 – Penguins re-signed RW Craig Adams to a two-year deal.

– Signed former Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi to a four-year contract and former Penguins RW Chris Conner to a one-year deal.

– Pens signed forwards Nick Drazenovic and Bobby Farnham to one-year contracts.

– Pens signed F Andrew Ebbett to a two-year contract.

July 9 – Pittsburgh re-signed forwards Paul Thompson and Zach Sill to one-year contracts.

July 10 – The Pens signed forward Matt D’Agostini to a one-year contract.

July 12 – The Penguins signed forward Harry Zolnierczyk.

July 18 – Pens re-signed forward Dustin Jeffrey to a one-year contract,

July 19 – The Penguins signed defenseman Brendan Mikkelson to a one-year contract; a two-way deal.

July 20 – The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed goaltender Eric Hartzell, to a two-year contract.

Feb. 6 – The Pens acquired F- Spencer Machacek from Columbus for F- Paul Thompson

March 5 – Pens acquired F Marcel Goc from Florida for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-round pick in 2015.

– Exchanged a third-round pick in 2014 for Calgary’s Lee Stempniak.

APPROACHING MILESTONES

•  Craig Adams is one assist from 100.

• Sidney Crosby is five assists from 500.

• Evgeni Malkin is  four points from tying Rick Kehoe for fourth place on the franchise’s all-time points list with 636.

2013-14 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

October 3 – Marc-Andre Fleury with penalty shot save in 27-shot shutout for his 250th win. It was the fourth time in team history that a shutout included a save on a penalty shot.

October 8 –  Jussi Jokinen scored a hat trick against his former team to lead the Penguins to a 5-2 win against the Carolina Hurricanes.

October 12 – Sidney Crosby recorded his eight career hat trick in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

October 15 – Penguins fans will get their first look at the Edmonton Oilers trio of high-flying former first-round draft picks from 2010-12 – Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov. All three players will be playing in Pittsburgh for the first time in their careers.

October 19 –  Olli Maatta scored his first NHL goal.  Evgeni Malkin ties Syl Apps for fifth place on the team’s all-time list with 349.

October 28 – Jayson Megna scored his first NHL goal, by scoring on Carolina’s Justin Peters.

November 2 - Penguins’ goalie Jeff Zatkoff made 19 saves for his first NHL shutout and first career victory.

November 18 – Brian Gibbons scored his first  goal in his NHL debut.

November 22 - Sidney Crosby scored his 250th goal in his 493rd game of his career. (Islanders)

November 27 - The Penguins marked their 300th consecutive sellout when they hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs. The streak began on Feb. 14, 2007 at Mellon Arena, and it has continued since the team moved into CONSOL Energy Center in 2010-11.

November 29 - Chris Kunitz had two goals and Sidney Crosby had three assists to give him 700 points in his career. Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves against Tampa Bay for his 26th career shutout.

December 3 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped New York Islanders’ Frans Nielsen on a penalty shot.  Fleury is now now 12-of-16 on penalty shots. Sidney Crosby scored the 12,000th regular season goal in Pittsburgh history.

December 14 – Evgeni Malkin scored against the Detroit Red Wings, for his 600th NHL point.

December 16 – Philip Samuelsson made his NHL debut. This marks the fifth time in team history that a father-son duo have played for the Penguins.

December 19 – Olli Maatta became the first Penguins defenseman to score on a penalty shot since George Konik in January 31, 1968.

December 27 – Pascal Dupuis out of the lineup for the first time in 266 games (regular season and playoffs).

December 29 - James Neal scored a hat trick and had two assists for Pittsburgh, his first five point game in the NHL. Pens sweep season series over Columbus, 4-0.

January 7 – The Pens defeat the Vancouver Canucks, 5-4, for the shootout win, and coach Dan Bylsma becomes the winningest coach in franchise history with 233 wins.

January 15 – Penguins defeat Washington Capitals, 4-3, to set franchise record for 13 consecutive wins on home ice.

• March 1 – The Penguins played their third outdoor game in team history against the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at Soldier Field as part of the NHL Stadium Series.  The Blackhawks won, 5-1.

March 11 - Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves to earns his fifth shutout of season and 28th of his career.  Pens sweep season series and extend winning streak to eight games against the Caps.

April 3 – The Penguins defeat the Winnipeg Jets, 4-2, and Dan Bylsma becomes the fastest coach in NHL history to reach 250 career regular-season victories. Pittsburgh wins the first Metropolitan Division title.

April 9 –  With a 4-3 win over Detroit, the Penguins have won 100 games at the CONSOL Energy Center.

 

 

OFF-SEASON ACTIVITY

June 12 - Pittsburgh signed head coach Dan Bylsma to a two-year extension.  The Pens also extended the contracts of assistant coached Tony Grenato and Todd Reirden.

June 13 - Pittsburgh agrees to terms with Evgeni Malkin on an eight-year, $76 Million contract.

June 14 – Penguins Ray Shero named NHL General Manager of the Year.

June 15 - Sidney Crosby wins the Ted Lindsay Award as NHL’s “Most Outstanding Player.”

June 28 – Team USA selected Penguins’ head coach Dan Bylsma to coach the United States in the 2014 Olympics and GM Ray Shero to become the team’s assistant GM.

June 30 – The Penguins selected G-Tristan Jarry in the second round, C-Jake Guentzel in the third; D-Ryan Segalla in the fourth; D-Dane Birks and C-Blaine Byron in the sixth; LW-Troy Josephs in the seventh.

July 5 – Free agents Matt Cooke (Minnesota) and Jarome Iginla (Boston) left the Penguins and former Pens’ defenseman Rob Scuderi rejoined the team after signing a four-year deal.

July 17 – Sidney Crosby wins the ESPY for Best NHL Player.

 

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2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GPI G A PTS PIM W L OT MIN GA GAA SO SA PCT
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 64 - - - 4 39 18 5 3,792 150 2.37 5 1,774 .915
  Playoffs 13 0 0 0 0 7 6 3 800 32 2.40 2 378 .915
37 Jeff Zatkoff 20 - 1 - - 12 6 2 1,171 51 2.61 1 582 .912
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92 Tomas Vokoun - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owner:
Mario Lemieux
(Lemieux Group LP) 

General Manager:
Ray Shero

Head Coach:
Dan Bylsma

Captain:
Sidney Crosby

 

ARRIVALS
Andrew Ebbett
Chris Conner
Matt D’Augstini
Chuck Kobasew
Rob Scuderi
Jeff Zatkoff
Harry Zolnierczyk

DEPARTURES
Matt Cooke
Jarome Iginla
Steve MacIntyre
Brandon Morrow
Douglas Murray
Dylan Reese

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