1970-71 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1970-71 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2011-12-28T21:03:15+00:00


(21-37-20) Finished 6th in West Division

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January 26 – Obtained Syl Apps and Sheldon Kannegieser from the New York Rangers for Glen Sather.

January 31 – Obtained Jean Guy Legace from Buffalo for Terry Bell.

• Penguins had an 18-game (0-11-7) road winless streak from October 25 through January 14.

• Pittsburgh’s 9-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on December 19 was the largest margin of victory in team history.

• Penguins had a seven-game home winning streak from January 13 through February 13.

• Greg Polis was named to the Western Division All-Star Team.

• Les Binkley recorded his 11th career, and final, shutout on March 3.

• Jean Provonost scored five points (2+3) on March 24 vs. Detroit.

• Penguins set a home record with 18 wins.

• 20 ties is also a Penguins’ team record.

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Front row: Al Smith, Duane Rupp. Ken Schinkel, Jack Riley (President), Red Kelley (Head Coach), Jack Button (General Manager), Keith McCreary, Bob Woytowich & Les Binkley

Middle row: Ken Carson (Trainer), Jean Pronovost, Bryan Watson, Jim Morrison, Ron Schock, Glen Sather, Bob Blackburn, Wally Boyer & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)

Back row: Val Fonteyne, Lowell MacDonald, Greg Polis, Dean Prentice, Nick Harbaruk, Dunc McCallum, Bryan Hextal, Andy Bathgate, Yvon Labre & John Doolan (Equip. Manager)
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1970-71 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Al Smith 46 0 0 0 41 9 22 9 2472 128 3.11 2 0 0
30 Les Binkley 34 0 0 0 0 11 11 10 1870 89 2.86 2 0 0
1 Cam Newton 5 0 0 0 4 1 3 1 281 16 3.42 0 0 0
1 Paul Hoganson 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 57 7 7.37 0 0 0

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owners:
Donald Parsons

General Manager:
Red Kelley

Head Coach:
Red Kelley

Captain:
No captain

 

AWARDS
Rookie of the Year:
Greg Polis

Player’s Player:
Jean Pronovost

Most Valuable Player:
Ron Schock

Leading Scorer:
Bryan Hextall

Unsung Hero:
Bob Blackburn

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