(37-28-15) Finished 3rd in Norris Division
September 13 -Ã‚Â Obtained Rick Kehoe from Toronto for Blaine Stoughton and a first round choice in the 1977 Amateur Draft.
November 4 -Ã‚Â Obtained Barry Wilkins from Vancouver for Ab DeMarco.
December 14 -Ã‚Â Obtained Lew Morrison from Washington for Ron Lalonde.
January 10 -Ã‚Â Obtained Michel Plasse from Kansas City for Jean Guy Lagace and Denis Herron.
• The ice surface at the Civic Arena was reduced from 205 feet to 200 feet.
• Penguins selected Pierre Larouche in first round of the 1974 Amateur Draft and William “Buzz” Schneider, who later would win a Gold Medal for the 1980 USA Olympic Team.
• Penguins played in Norris Division, Prince of Wales Conference, following NHL realignment.
• Syl Apps was named MVP of All-Star Game at Montreal Forum. He was joined on the Prince of Wales squad by teammates Pierre Larouche and Jean Pronovost.
• Pens recorded the 200th franchise victory with a 6-1 victory win over Chicago on January 29 at the Civic Arena.
• Ron Stackhouse recorded six assists on March 8 vs. Philadelphia.
• Pierre Larouche led all NHL rookie scorers with 68 points (31+37).
• Penguins set club record for wins (37) and points (89) in a season.
• Vic Hadfield won the team’s first Booster Club Award
• Penguins squandered a 3-0 lead in playoffs to NY Islanders. It was only the second time in NHL history a team has rallied from a 3-0 deficit.
Front row: Gary Inness, Bob Paradise, Lowell MacDonald, Jack Button (General Manager), Ron Schock, Marc Boileau (Head Coach), Dave Burrows, Syp Apps & Michel Plasse
Middle row: Jean Pronovost, Vic Hadfield, Pete Lafromboise, Ron Stackhouse, Bob Kelly, Mario Faubert, Rick Kehoe & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)
Back row: Ken Carson (Trainer), Barry Wilkins, Lew Morrison, Bob McManama, Chuck Arnason, Pierre Larouche, Colin Campbell & Bob DeMarco (Equip. Manager)
1974-75 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
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Peter Block, Elmore Keener & Peter Burchfield; NHL*
Rookie of the Year:
Most Valuable Player:
Ron Schock & Ron Stackhouse
* Ã‚Â The NHL took ownership of the Penguins from June to July, before Al Savill, Otto Frenzel & Wren Blair took the team ownership.