1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)


(32-40-8) Finished 5th in Patrick Division

TRANSACTIONS

June 17 - Obtained Randy Gilhen, Andrew McBain and Jim Kyte from Winnipeg for Randy Cunneyworth, Rick Tabaracci and Dave McLlwain.

January 8 - Obtained Rod Buskas, Tony Tanti and Barry Pederson from Vancouver for Dan Quinn, Andrew McBain and Dave Capuano.

• Wendell Young recorded the first Penguins’ shutout in two seasons with a 6-0 blanking of the NY Rangers on November 14.

• Craig Patrick was named general manager and head coach on December 5, replacing Tony Esposito and Gene Ubriaco.

• Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena played host to the NHL All-Star Game on January 21 and Penguins center Mario Lemieux scored four goals on his way to his third All-Star MVP Award.

• Buffalo defeated the Penguins in the final game of the regular season to knock the Penguins out of the playoffs.

• Mario Lemieux recorded a 46-game scoring streak (39-64-103), second longest in NHL history, from October 31 through February 11. The streak was halted when Lemieux left the Penguins-Rangers game with a back injury.

• The Penguins won seven home wins in a row from February 8 through March 17.

• Penguins drafted Czechoslovian right wing Jaromir Jagr with the fifth pick in the first round of the 1990 Entry Draft.

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Front row: Wendell Young, John Cullen, Rick Patterson (Asst. Coach), Paul Martha (Vice President), Mario Lemieux, Craig Patrick (General Manager/Head Coach), Rick Kehoe (Asst. Coach), Paul Coffey & Tom Barrasso

Middle row: Mark Recchi, Bob Errey, Barry Pederson, Randy Hillier, Kevin Stevens, Zarley Zalapski, Jim Johnson, Rob Brown, Tony Tanti & John Welday (Conditioning Coach)

Back row: Skip Thayer (Trainer), Gilbert Delorme, Gord Dineen, Rod Buskas, Troy Loney, Jim Kyte, Jay Caufield, Chris Dahlquist, Phil Bourque, Randy Gilhen & Steve Latin (Equip. Manager)
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1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
66 Mario Lemieux 59 45 78 123 78   - - - - -
77 Paul Coffey 80 29 74 103 95   - - - - -
11 John Cullen 72 32 60 92 138   - - - - -
44 Rob Brown 80 33 47 80 102   - - - - -
25 Kevin Stevens 76 29 41 70 171   - - - - -
8 Mark Recchi 74 30 37 67 44   - - - - -
29 Phil Bourque 76 22 17 39 108   - - - - -
12 Bob Errey 78 20 19 39 109   - - - - -
9 Tony Tanti 37 14 18 32 22   - - - - -
33 Zarley Zalapski 51 6 25 31 37   - - - - -
10 Dan Quinn 41 9 20 29 22   - - - - -
24 Troy Loney 67 11 16 27 168   - - - - -
10 Barry Pederson 38 4 18 22 29   - - - - -
19 Randy Gilhen 61 5 11 16 54   - - - - -
6 Jim Johnson 75 3 13 16 154   - - - - -
23 Randy Hillier 61 3 12 15 71   - - - - -
4 Chris Dahlquist 62 4 10 14 56   - - - - -
9 Andrew McBain 41 5 9 14 51   - - - - -
14 Jock Callander 30 4 7 11 49   - - - - -
27 Gilbert Delorme 54 3 7 10 44   - - - - -
5 Gord Dineen 69 1 8 9 125   - - - - -
18 Richard Zemlak 19 1 5 6 43   - - - - -
3 Jim Kyte 56 3 1 4 125   - - - - -
16 Jay Caufield 37 1 2 3 123   - - - - -
20 Jamie Leach 10 0 3 3 0   - - - - -
15 Doug Smith 10 1 1 2 25   - - - - -
26 Mark Kachowski 14 0 1 1 40   - - - - -
7 Rod Buskas 6 0 0 0 13   - - - - -
15 Dave Capuano 6 0 0 0 2   - - - - -

1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Wendell Young 43 0 4 4 8 16 20 3 2318 161 4.17 1 1106 0.873
30 Alain Chevrier 3 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 166 14 5.06 0 75 0.843
35 Tom Barrasso 24 0 0 0 8 7 12 3 1294 101 4.68 2 647 0.865
40 Frank Pietrangelo 21 0 0 0 2 8 6 2 1066 77 4.33 0 503 0.867

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owner:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Tony Esposito & Craig Patrick

Head Coach:
Gene Ubriaco & Craig Patrick

Captain:
Mario Lemieux

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Mark Recchi

Player’s Player:
Randy Hillier

Most Valuable Player:
Mario Lemieux

Booster Club:
Mario Lemieux

Masterton Nominee:
Mario Lemieux

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Troy Loney

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