2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)2019-03-21T13:18:29+00:00
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PENGUINS RECORD: 39-24-11 (89 points)

3rd place in Metropolitan Division, 6th in Eastern Conference, 9th in NHL

MILESTONE WATCH

• Adam Johnson is looking for his first NHL goal.

• Matt Murray one shutout from tying Les Binkley for third place on the team’s all-time list with 11.

• Phil Kessel needs two overtime goals to tie Brett Hall for most OT-winners by an American-born player with 12.

• Marcus Pettersson is two games from 100.

• Jake Guentzel is four games from 100.

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins

Skater Stats Regular Season Playoffs
# NAME POS GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
87 Sidney Crosby C 71 33 60 93 34 -- -- -- -- --
81 Phil Kessel RW 74 24 49 73 28 -- -- -- -- --
71 Evgeni Malkin C 66 21 50 71 89 -- -- -- -- --
59 Jake Guentzel C 74 37 33 70 24 -- -- -- -- --
58 Kris Letang D 61 16 38 54 46 -- -- -- -- --
72 Patric Hornqvist RW 61 17 16 33 22 -- -- -- -- --
17 Bryan Rust RW 64 17 16 33 20 -- -- -- -- --
12 Dominik Simon C 63 8 18 26 16 -- -- -- -- --
8 Brian Dumoulin D 71 3 19 22 18 -- -- -- -- --
7 Matt Cullen C 63 5 12 17 14 -- -- -- -- --
46 Zach Aston-Reese C 43 8 9 17 26 -- -- -- -- --
28 Marcus Pettersson D 49 2 14 16 47 -- -- -- -- --
19 Derick Brassard C 40 9 6 15 29 -- -- -- -- --
14 Tanner Pearson LW 44 9 5 14 13 -- -- -- -- --
3 Olli Maatta D 55 1 12 13 10 -- -- -- -- --
4 Justin Schultz D 21 1 12 13 4 -- -- -- -- --
73 Jack Johnson D 74 1 12 13 31 -- -- -- -- --
19 Jared McCann C 24 9 4 13 13 -- -- -- -- --
6 Jamie Oleksiak D 36 4 7 11 37 -- -- -- -- --
27 Nick Bjugstad C 24 6 4 10 12 -- -- -- -- --
15 Riley Sheahan C 49 7 2 9 13 -- -- -- -- --
53 Teddy Blueger C 20 4 3 7 9 -- -- -- -- --
10 Garrett Wilson LW 42 1 5 6 18 -- -- -- -- --
38 Derek Grant C 25 2 3 5 6 -- -- -- -- --
50 Jusso Riikola D 37 2 3 5 10 -- -- -- -- --
41 Daniel Sprong RW 16 0 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
62 Carl Hagelin LW 16 1 2 3 12 -- -- -- -- --
2 Chad Ruhwedel D 18 1 1 2 4 -- -- -- -- --
39 Jean-Sebastien Dea C 3 1 0 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
5 Zach Trotman D 11 0 1 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
44 Erik Gudbranson D 11 0 1 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
36 Joseph Blandisi C 6 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
47 Adam Johnson C -- -- -- -- --
Goalie Stats
# NAME GP W L T OTL SOL Min GA SO GAA G A P PIM
30 Matt Murray 42 24 12 5 -- 2396 112 4 2.80 0 0 0 4
1 Casey DeSmith 36 15 11 5 -- 1944 89 3 2.75 0 0 0 2
35 Tristan Jarry 2 0 1 1 -- 120 7 0 3.50 0 0 0 0
OWNER – Mario Lemieux & Ron Burkle
GENERAL MANAGER – Jim Rutherford
HEAD COACH – Mike Sullivan
CAPTAIN – Sidney Crosby

NHL EXPANSION DRAFT

TRANSACTIONS

December 3, 2018 – Defenseman Marcus Pettersson acquired from the Anaheim Ducks for forward Daniel Sprong.

November 14, 2018 – Acquired left wing Tanner Pearson from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for left wing Carl Hagelin.

January 17, 2019 – Forward Joseph Blandisi acquired from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Derek Grant.

January 28, 2019 – Fourth-round draft pick acquired from Dallas in exchange for D Jamie Oleksiak

February 1 – Acquired forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Derick Brassard and Riley Sheahan and three draft picks.

February 25 – The Pittsburgh Penguins trade forward Tanner Pearson to Vancouver for defenseman Erik Gudbranson. Pens acquire defenseman Chris Wideman from Florida in exchange for Sebastian Dea.

Olli Maatta is on injured reserve.

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2018-19 Season in Review:

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

October 4 – The Penguins open the season at PPG Paints Arena against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals.

December 19-27 – Holiday roster freeze in effect.

January 26 – NHL All-Star Game in San Jose.

February 23 – 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series: Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers (Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa.)

February 25 – NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. EST

April 10 – Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

June 15 – Last possible day for Stanley Cup Final.

NHL NOTES

Six teams have new coaches this season: New York Rangers (David Quinn), Calgary Flames (Bill Peters), Carolina Hurricanes (Rod Brind’Amour), Dallas Stars (Jim Montgomery), New York Islanders (Barry Trotz) & Washington Capitals (Todd Reirden).

The NHL increased the salary cap to $79.5 million this season, up from $75 million in 2017-18. This also means the salary floor has risen to $58.8 million.

The chest and arm protector worn by each goalkeeper must be anatomically proportional and size-specific based on the individual physical characteristics of that goalkeeper.

KEY DATES
November 12 -Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Toronto. Inductees: Martin Brodeur, Jayna Hefford, Martin St. Louis, Alexander Yakushev, Gary Bettman, Willie O’Ree, Larry Brooks, Joe Bowen.

January 1 – Bridgestone Winter Classic: Boston at Chicago at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind.

January 26 – NHL All-Star Game in San Jose

February 23 – NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. EST

April 10 – Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

June 15 – Last possible day for 2019 Stanley Cup Final.

NEW ARENA NAMES
The Toronto Maple Leafs will now play out of Scotiabank Arena and the St. Louis Blues out of Enterprise Center.

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