(20-45-11) Finished 4th in West Division
June 11 – Obtained Lou Angotti from St. Louis for Ab McDonald.
November 29 – Obtained Billy Harris from Oakland for Bob Dillabough.
January 24 – Obtained Duane Rupp from Minnesota for Leo Boivin.
January 30 – Obtained George Swarbick, Bryan Watson and Tracy Pratt from Oakland for Earl Ingarfield, Dick Matiussi and Gene Ubriaco.
• The first Peguins game was broadcast on local television (WTAE) on October 19, 1968. The Boston Bruins defeated the Pens, 5-1.
• Penguins recorded first win ever at Montreal on January. 2, 5-2.
• Ken Schinkel selected to Western Division NHL All-Star Team.
• Keith McCreary scored 25 goals to lead the Penguins.
• Ken Schinkel led the team in scoring with 52 points.
• Penguin Pete, on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo, made his Civic Arena Debut.
• Pittsburgh finished in 5th place with a record of 20-45-11, becoming the only expansion team to miss the playoffs in its first two seasons.
Front row: Ron Junkin (Asst. Trainer), Doug Barrie, Ron Snell, Keith McCreary, George Swarbrick, Charile Burns, Gary Swain, Val Fontyene & Ken Carson (Trainer)
Middle row: Les Binkley, Paul Andrea, Lou Angotti, Jack Riley (General Manager), Jack McGregor (President), Red Sullivan (Head Coach), Ken Schinkel, Wally Boyer & Joe Daley
Back row: Bob Wotowich, Bill Harris, Dunc McCollum, Tracy Pratt, Duane Rupp, Noel Price, Jean Pronovost, Billy Spear & Joe Gordon (PR)
1968-69 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
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