2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

NOTE: Click on the timeline above to scroll to the beginning of the season, January 19.

Pens record: 36-12-0  (72 points) First place in Atlantic Division, First in Eastern Conference, Second in NHL

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This season’s fights, in reverse order:
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TRANSACTIONS

June 4 – Penguins acquired goaltender Tomas Vokoun from Washington in exchange for 2012 7th-round pick.

June 22 – Penguins acquired center Brandon Sutter, a 2012 1st-round pick, and defenseman Brian Dumoulin in a trade for Jordan Staal.

– Acquired goaltender Marc Cheverie, defenseman Harrison Ruopp and a 2012 3rd-round pick in exchange for Zybynek Michalek.

January 24 – Sent Carl Sneep to Dallas for a conditional draft pick.

– Acquired forward Chad Kolarik from New York Rangers in exchange for Benn Ferriero

January 31 – Claimed Zach Boychuk off waivers from Carolina.

February 6 – Traded defenseman Ben Lovejoy to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fifth-round choice in the 2014 NHL Draft.

February 13 – Traded Eric Tangradi to Winnipeg in exchange for a seventh-round draft choice in 2013.

February 25 – Signed defenseman Mark Eaton.

March 24 – Penguins traded defenseman Joe Morrow and a 5th-round pick in 2013 to Dallas for forward Brenden Morrow and 3rd-round pick in 2013.

March 25 -Penguins acquired Douglass Murray from San Jose for a 2nd-round pick in 2013 and conditional pick in 2014.

March 28 - Pens acquired Jarome Iginla from the Calgary Flames for Pittsburgh’s first round draft pick in 2013, Kenneth Agostino and Ben Hanowski.

April 3 – Pens acquire Jussi Jokinen from Carolina in exchange for a conditional draft pick in 2013.

Pens sent goaltender Patrick Killeen to Columbus for a conditional draft pick.

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

September 16 – Reigning NHL MVP, Evgeni Malkin, signed with Mettalurg of the Kontinental Hockey League after the NHL imposed a lockout of its players.

September 19 – The NHL cancelled all of September’s preseason games.  (The Penguins were scheduled to play Columbus twice, Detroit and Chicago)

September 27 – The NHL cancels the remainder of 2012 preseason.

October 4 – The NHL cancels the first two weeks of the 2012-13 season.

October 26 – NHL cancels all scheduled games through November.

November 2 – NHL cancels the Winter Classic between the detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.

November 23 – NHL cancels cancels all scheduled games through December 14, including the All-Star Game in Columbus.

December 10  – NHL cancels 104 regular season games scheduled through December 14.

December 20  – NHL cancels games scheduled games through January 14.  625 games, or 50.8%, have been cancelled.

January 6  – NHL and NHLPA reach tentative agreement.

January 9  – NHL Board of Governors approves new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

January 12  – NHL Players Associaton approves new Collective Bargaining Agreement, officially ending the lockout.

January 19 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 of 27 shots to defeat the Flyers to pass Tom Barrasso as the team’s winningest goalie.  The win was 227th for Fleury.

January 23 – Dan Bylsma ties Red Kelly for second for all-time games coached for Pittsburgh.

January 25 - Sidney Crosby is now ranked fourth in all-time scoring for the Pens, with 614 points. 1. Lemieux (1,723) 2. Jagr (1,079) 3. Kehoe (636)

January 27 - Evgeni Malkin tied Rick Kehoe for seventh place on franchise all-time assists list with 324.

January 31 – Tomas Vokoun stopped 28 shots and earned his first shutout with Pittsburgh, the 49th of his career.

February 2 - Brandon Sutter scored his first with Pittsburgh and Robert Bortuzzo scored his first NHL goal.

February 3 – Chris Kunitz scored four goals against the Capitals for his second hat trick with Pittsburgh.  Jaromir Jagr was the last Pittsburgh player to score four goals in a game (10/14/2000).

February 7 – Dylan Reese made his debut in a Penguins uniform in a game against the Washington Capitals. Reese is the fourth native son to play for Pittsburgh.

February 13 – Sidney Crosby’s two assists against Ottawa brings him to 400 for his career.  It was Crosby’s 448th game, by comparison, Mario Lemieux hit that mark in 353 games.

February 24 –  Beau Bennett scored his first NHL goal and Sidney Crosby moved to third place on the team’s all-time scoring list.

March 10 – Chris Kunitz scored his second hat trick of the season and had two assists.  Sidney Crosby had five assists against the NY Islanders.

March 16 – Marc-Andre Fleury is now all-time leader in shutouts in team history with 23, passing Tom Barrasso. Pittsburgh extends winning streak to eight games.

March 28 – Tomas Vokoun gets second shutout of season and 50th in his career  to become the 26th goalie in NHL history to hit that mark.

March 30 – Vokoun blanks the New York Islanders, for the third-consecutive shutout for the Pens.  Establishes team record of shutout hockey 208:24 and Vokoun sets individual mark for not allowing a goal, 162:42.

April 9 – The Penguins clinched the Atlantic Division title, with a 5-3 win over Carolina.

April 22 - Tomas Vokoun wins game number 300 and Dan Byslma is the fastest coach to win 200 NHL games.

 

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2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins

Click on column headers to sort.

# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
2 Matt Niskanen 40 4 10 14 12   15 0 2 2 11
3 Doug Murray 14 1 2 3 9   15 2 1 3 32
4 Mark Eaton 23 0 0 0 4   8 0 3 3 0
5 Deryk Engelland 42 0 6 6 54   7 0 0 0 8
6 Ben Lovejoy 3 0 0 0 0   x x x x x
7 Paul Martin 34 6 17 23 14   15 2 9 11 4
9 Pascal Dupuis 48 20 18 38 26   15 7 4 11 12
10 Brenden Morrow 15 6 8 14 19   14 2 2 4 8
10 & 15 Tanner Glass 48 1 1 2 62   5 1 0 1 4
12 Jarome Iginla 13 5 5 10 9   15 4 8 12 16
14 Chris Kunitz 48 22 30 52 39   15 5 5 10 6
15 & 17 Dustin Jeffrey 24 3 3 6 2   - - - - -
16 Brandon Sutter 48 11 8 19 4   15 2 1 3 0
17 Zach Boychuk 7 0 0 0 2   x x x x x
18 James Neal 40 21 15 36 26   13 6 4 10 8
19 Beau Bennett 26 3 11 14 6   6 1 0 1 0
23 Trevor Smith 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
24 Matt Cooke 48 8 13 21 36   15 0 4 4 35
25 Eric Tangradi 5 0 0 0 0   x x x x x
27 Craig Adams 48 3 6 9 28   15 0 1 1 10
33 Steve MacIntyre 1 0 0 0 12   - - - - -
36 Jussi Jokinen 10 7 4 11 6   8 0 3 3 4
41 Robert Bortuzzo 15 2 2 4 27   - - - - -
42 Dylan Reese 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
44 Brooks Orpik 46 0 8 8 32   12 1 1 2 10
46 Joe Vitale 33 2 3 5 17   6 0 1 1 6
47 Simon Despres 33 2 5 7 20   3 0 0 0 0
48 Tyler Kennedy 46 6 5 11 19   9 2 3 5 2
58 Kris Letang 35 5 33 38 8   15 3 13 16 8
71 Evgeni Malkin 31 9 24 33 36   15 4 12 16 26
87 Sidney Crosby 36 15 41 56 16   14 7 8 15 6

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GPI G A PTS PIM W L OT MIN GA GAA SO SA PCT
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 33 - 2 - 2 23 8 0 1,858 74 2.39 1 881 .916
  playoffs 5 - - 1 - 2 2 X 290 17 3.52 1 145 .883
92 Tomas Vokoun 20 - 2 - 2 13 4 0 1,029 42 2.45 3 519 .919
  playoffs 11 - - - - 6 5 2 685 23 2.01 1 345 .933
36 Jeff Zatkoff - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
31 Eric Hartzell - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owner:
Mario Lemieux
(Lemieux Group LP) 

General Manager:
Ray Shero

Head Coach:
Dan Bylsma

Captain:
Sidney Crosby

 

ARRIVALS
Zach Boychuk
Tanner Glass
Dylan Reese
Brett Sutter
Tomas Vokoun

DEPARTURES
Arron Asham
Zach Boychuk
Brent Johnson
Ben Lovejoy
Zybynek Michalek
Richard Park
Jordan Staal
Steve Sullivan
Eric Tangradi

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