1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)


(40-33-7) Finished 2nd in Patrick Division

TRANSACTIONS

September 1 - Obtained Wendell Young and a seventh round choice in the 1990 Entry Draft from Philadelphia for a third round choice in the 1990 Entry Draft.

November 12 - Obtained Tom Barrasso and a third round choice in the 1990 Entry Draft from Buffalo for Doug Bodger and Darrin Shannon.

December 17 - Obtained Gord Dineen and Scott Bjugstad from Minnesota for Ville Siren and Steve Gotaas.

• Gene Ubriaco was named the 11th Penguins head coach on June 28.

• Mario Lemieux set a club record with five goals vs. New Jersey on December 31, scoring at even strength, on the power play, short-handed, on a penalty shot and into an empty net.

• For the first time in Penguins’ history, three players (Lemieux 199, Rob Brown 115, and Paul Coffey 113) recorded 100 point seasons.

• Lemieux set  Penguins records for goals (85), assists (114), points (199), power play goals (31), short-handed goals (13) and hat tricks (9).

• Penguins set an NHL record with 119 power play goals.

• Penguins returned to the playoffs after a seven year absence, sweeping the NY Rangers before losing to Philadelphia in seven games.

• Lemieux tied two NHL playoff records with five goals and eight points in one playoff game vs. Philadelphia in a 10-7 Penguin win.

• Coffey and Lemieux were named NHL First Team All-Stars.

• Lemieux won his second consecutive Art Ross Trophy.

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Front row: Wendell Young, Frank Pietrangelo, Mario Lemieux, Ed Johnston (Asst. General Manager), Tony Esposito (General Manager), Gene Ubriaco (Head Coach), Rick Kehoe (Asst. Coach), Rick Patterson (Asst. Coach), Paul Coffey, Randy Cunneyworth & Tom Barrasso

Middle row: Mark Recchi, John Cullen, Dan Quinn, Jim Johnson, Zarley Zalapski, Phil Bourque, Randy Hillier, Rob Brown, Dave Hannan, Bob Errey & Doug Kinney (Strength Coach)

Back row: Steve Latin (Equip. Manager), Dan Frawley, Chris Dahlquist, Richard Zemlak, Steve Dykstra, Jay Caufield, Troy Loney, Rod Buskas, Scott Bjugstad, Gord Dineen & Skip Thayer (Trainer)

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1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
66 Mario Lemieux 76 85 114 199 100   11 12 7 19 16
44 Rob Brown 68 49 66 115 118   11 5 3 8 22
77 Paul Coffey 75 30 83 113 193   11 2 13 15 31
10 Dan Quinn 79 34 60 94 102   11 6 3 9 10
12 Bob Errey 76 26 32 58 124   11 1 2 3 12
11 John Cullen 79 12 37 49 112   11 3 6 9 28
33 Zarley Zalapski 58 12 33 45 57   11 1 8 9 13
15 Randy Cunneyworth 70 25 19 44 156   11 3 5 8 26
29 Phil Bourque 80 17 26 43 97   11 4 1 5 66
32 Dave Hannan 72 10 20 30 157   8 0 1 1 4
23 Randy Hillier 68 1 23 24 141   9 0 1 1 49
6 Jim Johnson 76 2 14 16 163   11 0 5 5 44
24 Troy Loney 69 10 6 16 165   11 1 3 4 24
25 Kevin Stevens 24 12 3 15 19   11 3 7 10 16
14 Jock Callander 30 6 5 11 20   10 2 5 7 10
22 Steven Dykstra 65 1 6 7 126   1 0 0 0 2
28 Dan Frawley 46 3 4 7 66   - - - - -
7 Rod Buskas 52 1 5 6 105   10 0 0 0 23
4 Chris Dahlquist 43 1 5 6 42   2 0 0 0 0
3 Doug Bodger 10 1 4 5 7   - - - - -
16 Jay Caufield 58 1 4 5 285   9 0 0 0 28
27 Scott Bjugstad 24 3 0 3 4   - - - - -
5 Gord Dineen 38 1 2 3 42   11 0 2 2 8
19 Dave McLlwain 24 1 2 3 4   3 0 1 1 0
26 Mark Kachowski 12 1 1 2 43   - - - - -
8 Mark Recchi 15 1 1 2 0   - - - - -
5 Ville Siren 12 1 0 1 14   - - - - -
20 Perry Ganchar 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
18 Richard Zemlak 31 0 0 0 135   1 0 0 0 10

1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
31 & 35 Tom Barrasso 44 0 5 5 49 18 15 7 2406 162 4.04 0 1279 0.888
  Tom Barrasso playoffs 11 0 1 1 0 7 4 - 631 40 4 0    
                               
1 Wendell Young 22 0 2 2 4 12 9 0 1150 92 4.8 0 581 0.863
  Wendell Young playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 39 1 1.54      
                               
30 Steve Guenette 11 0 1 1 0 5 6 0 574 41 4.29 0 267 0.867
40 Frank Pietrangelo 15 0 0 0 2 5 3 0 669 45 4.04 0 363 0.89
31 Rick Tabaracci 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 33 4 7.27 0 17 0.81

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owner:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Tony Esposito

Head Coach:
Gene Ubriaco

Captain:
Mario Lemieux

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year
:
Zarley Zalapski

Player’s Player:
Randy Hillier

Most Valuable Player:
Mario Lemieux

Booster Club:
Mario Lemieux

Masterton Nominee:
Phil Bourque

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Jim Johnson

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