2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)2019-01-18T20:47:29+00:00
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PENGUINS RECORD: 25-15-6 (56 points)

4th place in Metropolitan Division, 8th in Eastern Conference, 13th in NHL

MILESTONE WATCH

• Kris Letang is one goal from tying Paul Coffey’s franchise record by a defenseman of 108.

• Matt Murray two shutouts from tying Les Binkley for third place on the team’s all-time list with 11 and seven wins from tying Denis Herron for fourth place on the team’s all-time wins list with 88.

• Evgeni Malkin four assists from 600.

• Phil Kessel eight points from 800.

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 44 20 36 56 14 -- -- -- -- --
81 Phil Kessel RW 47 19 33 52 18 -- -- -- -- --
71 Evgeni Malkin C 47 14 37 51 46 -- -- -- -- --
59 Jake Guentzel C 47 24 21 45 14 -- -- -- -- --
58 Kris Letang D 45 11 28 39 30 -- -- -- -- --
72 Patric Hornqvist RW 34 15 11 26 2 -- -- -- -- --
17 Bryan Rust RW 46 11 11 22 12 -- -- -- -- --
12 Dominik Simon C 39 6 13 19 12 -- -- -- -- --
19 Derick Brassard C 38 8 6 14 14 -- -- -- -- --
8 Brian Dumoulin D 47 1 13 14 14 -- -- -- -- --
14 Tanner Pearson LW 31 8 5 13 2 -- -- -- -- --
7 Matt Cullen C 36 4 8 12 6 -- -- -- -- --
3 Olli Maatta D 46 1 10 11 8 -- -- -- -- --
6 Jamie Oleksiak D 36 4 7 11 37 -- -- -- -- --
73 Jack Johnson D 47 1 10 11 18 -- -- -- -- --
46 Zach Aston-Reese C 30 6 5 11 16 -- -- -- -- --
15 Riley Sheahan C 46 6 2 8 13 -- -- -- -- --
28 Marcus Pettersson D 22 0 8 8 18 -- -- -- -- --
38 Derek Grant C 25 2 3 5 6 -- -- -- -- --
41 Daniel Sprong RW 16 0 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
4 Justin Schultz D 4 0 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
62 Carl Hagelin LW 16 1 2 3 12 -- -- -- -- --
50 Jusso Riikola D 24 2 1 3 10 -- -- -- -- --
10 Garrett Wilson LW 18 0 3 3 4 -- -- -- -- --
39 Jean-Sebastien Dea C 3 1 0 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
2 Chad Ruhwedel D 11 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
36 Joseph Blandisi C 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Goalie Stats
# NAME GP W L T OTL SOL Min GA SO GAA G A P PIM
30 Matt Murray 22 14 6 1 -- 1238 59 3 2.86 0 0 0 4
1 Casey DeSmith 27 12 8 4 -- 1468 62 2 2.53 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.

Justin Schultz, Patric Hornqvist and Domink Simon are 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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