Pittsburgh Penguins All-Star Game History
The 41st National Hockey League All-Star Game was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh on January 21, 1990 and hometown hero Mario Lemieux led the the Wales Conference over the Campbell Conference, 12–7, en route to his third MVP performance.

Lemieux started the scoring :31 seconds into the game and netted four goals and to establish an NHL record by being the first All Star player to score a hat trick in one period.

Pittsburgh added much more to previous games, creating the first "true" All-Star weekend. The Heroes of Hockey game, a two-period oldtimers' game between past NHL greats and All-Star Skills Competition.
Lemieux completes his first period hat trick during the 41st NHL All-Star game at the Civic Arena.
Players in BOLD were selected as Starters, players in RED missed game due to injury.
Season
Site
Team
Player
G A PTS
Raleigh, NC
Eastern Conference
Sidney Crosby
- - -
Eastern Conference
Evgeni Malkin
- - -
Team Staal
Kris Letang
2 0 2
Team Lidstrom
Marc-Andre Fleury
played 20 minutes, allowed 4 goals
Montreal
Eastern Conference
Sidney Crosby
- - -
Eastern Conference
Evgeni Malkin
1 0 1
Atlanta
Eastern Conference
Sidney Crosby
- - -
Eastern Conference
Evgeni Malkin*
0 2 2
Eastern Conference
Sergei Gonchar
0 0 0
*named to replace Crosby
Dallas
Eastern Conference
Sidney Crosby
0 0 0
NO GAME PLAYED
NO GAME PLAYED
Minnesota
Eastern Conference
No Penguins selected
Sunrise, FL
Eastern Conference
Alexei Kovalev
0 0 0
Eastern Conference
Mario Lemieux
- - -
Los Angeles
North America
Mario Lemieux
1 0 0
Denver
World
Jaromir Jagr
- - -
World
Alexei Kovalev
1 1 2
North America
Mario Lemieux
1 1 2
Toronto
World
Jaromir Jagr
1 0 1
Tampa Bay
World
Jaromir Jagr
0 1 1
World
Martin Straka
0 0 0
Vancouver
World
Jaromir Jagr
1 0 1
San Jose
Eastern Conference
Mario Lemieux
2 1 3
Eastern Conference
Kevin Hatcher
0 0 0
Eastern Conference
Jaromir Jagr
- - -
Boston
Eastern Conference
Mario Lemieux
0
2
2
Eastern Conference
Jaromir Jagr
1
0
1
Eastern Conference
Ron Francis
0
1
1
NO GAME PLAYED
New York - MSG
Eastern Conference
Jaromir Jagr
-
-
-
Eastern Conference
Larry Murphy
0
0
0
Eastern Conference
Joe Mullen
1
1
2
Montreal
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux
-
-
-
Wales Conference
Kevin Stevens
1
2
3
Wales Conference
Jaromir Jagr
1
1
2
Wales Conference
Rick Tocchet*
2
0
2
*named to replace Lemieux
Philadelphia
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux
0 1 1
Wales Conference
Paul Coffey
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Kevin Stevens
1 0 1
Wales Conference
Jaromir Jagr
0 1 1
Wales Conference
Bryan Trottier
1 0 1
Chicago
Wales Conference
Paul Coffey
0 0 0
Wales Conference
John Cullen
0 1 1
Wales Conference
Mark Recchi
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Kevin Stevens
1 0 1
Pittsburgh
Wales Conference
Paul Coffey
0 2 2
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux (MVP)
4 0 4
Edmonton
Wales Conference
Rob Brown
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Paul Coffey
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux
1 1 2
St. Louis
Wales Conference
Paul Coffey
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux (MVP)
3 3 6
Quebec (2 games)
NHL ALL-STARS
Mario Lemieux
0 3 0
Hartford
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux
0 0 0
Calgary
Wales Conference
Mario Lemieux (MVP)
2 1 3
New Jersey
Wales Conference
Mike Bulard
0 0 0
New York (Island)
Wales Conference
Rick Kehoe
0 0 0
Washington
Wales Conference
Randy Carlyle
0 1 1
Wales Conference
Michel Dion
played 30 minutes, allowed 2 goals
Los Angeles
Wales Conference
Rick Kehoe
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Randy Carlyle
0 0 0
Detroit
Wales Conference
Ron Stackhouse
1 0 1
New York MSG
NHL ALL-STARS
No Penguins selected
Buffalo
Wales Conference
Jean Pronovost
0 0 0
Vancouver
Wales Conference
Jean Pronovost
0 0 0
Philadelphia
Wales Conference
Dave Burrows
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Pierre Larouche
0 0 0
Wales Conference
Jean Pronovost
0 0 0
Montreal
Wales Conference
Syl Apps (MVP)
2 0 2
Wales Conference
Jean Pronovost
0 0 0
Chicago
Western Conference
Dave Burrows
0 0 0
Western Conference
Lowell MacDonald
1 1 2
Western Conference
Al McDonough
1 0 1
New York - MSG
Western Conference
Lowell MacDonald
0 1 1
Western Conference
Greg Polis (MVP)
2 0 2
Bloomington, MN
Western Conference
Greg Polis
0 0 0
Boston
Western Conference
Greg Polis
0 0 0
St. Louis
Western Conference
Dean Prentice
1 0 1
Western Conference
Bob Woytowich
0 1 1
Montreal
Western Conference
Ken Schinkel
0 0 0
Toronto
NHL ALL-STARS
Ken Schinkel
0 0 0

I wanted to certainly do well for the people of Pittsburgh. I think they deserve a lot.

MARIO LEMIEUX
After being named the MVP of the 1990 NHL All-Star game, held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh.

January 21, 1990


Mario Lemieux is the only player to score two hat tricks in All-Star action.


FAST FACTS
• Starting in Pittsburgh in 1990 the NHL expanded the NHL All Star Game to include a skills competition.
• February 9, 1988 - The 39th NHL All-Star classic in St. Louis saw Pittsburgh Penguins' center Mario Lemieux set an All-Star record for most points with six (3-3-6).


• Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky share the record for most All-Star game goals: 13.

They also share the record for most goals in a game: 4


• On Februrary 9,1982, Michel Dion became the first Penguins goalie to play in an All-Star game. Marc-Andre Fleury was selected to the 2011 All-Star game.


• January 21, 1975, Syl Apps scored twice ti win MVP honors at the game in Montreal.


• Dean Prentice scored the first goal as a Penguins player in an All-Star game on January 20, 1970.





AMERICA'S
GREATEST
HOCKEY STAR
HOBEY
BAKER

The only man inducted into the College Football and Hockey Hall of Fames played his last competive hockey game, an all-star game at the Winter Garden in the Steel City on March 24, 1917.




RELATED LINKS


Greg Polis was the Penguins first MVP after scoring two goals on January 30, 1973 at Madison Square Garden.

He was the first MVP to be awarded a car.




BY THE NUMBERS
5
Number of times Penguins players were selected MVP
-Lemieux (3)
-Apps
-Polis


27
Number of times Penguins players were selected to start at the All-Star game


1990
Year that Pittsburgh hosted the All-Star game


1
Number of Penguins goalies to appear in an All-Star game


6
Most points scored in one game by a Penguins player, Mario Lemieux, in 1988



Randy Carlyle represented Pittsburgh in the 1981 All-Star game, the same season he won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's best defenseman.


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