1990-91 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1990-91 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2014-08-08T19:07:37+00:00


(41-33-6) Finished 1st in Patrick Division, Won Stanley Cup

TRANSACTIONS

December 11 - Obtained Larry Murphy and Peter Taglianetti from Minnesota for Jim Johnson and Chris Dahlquist.

December 13 - Obtained Jiri Hrdina from Calgary for Jim Kyte.

December 21 - Obtained Scott Young from Hartford for Rob Brown.

March 4 - Obtained Ron Francis, Ulf Samuelsson and Grant Jennings from Hartford for John Cullen, Zarley Zalapski and Jeff Parker.

June 16 - Obtained Joe Mullen from Calgary for a second round choice in the 1990 Entry Draft.

October 27 - Obtained Gord Roberts from St. Louis for future considerations.

• Bob Johnson was hired as head coach and Scotty Bowman named director of player development and recruitment on June 12, 1990.

• Mario Lemieux returned to the Penguins lineup on January 26 at Quebec after missing 50 games with a back injury.

• Penguins won their first-ever division title, capturing the Patrick Division crown with a 7-4 win at Detroit.

• The Penguins won their first-ever Patrick Division Playoff Championship by beating the Washington Capitals.

• The Penguins earned the right to play for the Stanley Cup, beating the Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2, to capture their first Wales Conference Championship.

• With an 8-0 victory over Minnesota, the Penguins became Stanley Cup Champions, defeating the North Stars four games to two.

• Lemieux won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.

• Jaromir Jagr was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team.

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Front row: Mark Recchi, Joe Mullen, Randy Hillier, Paul Coffey, Wendell Young, Tom Barrasso, Frank Pietrangelo, Bruce Racine, Mario Lemieux, Troy Loney, Bryan Trottier & Bob Errey

Middle row: John Welday (Conditioning Coach), Jiri Hrdina, Ron Francis, Kevin Stevens, Gilles Meloche (Goaltending Coach), Rick Patterson (Asst. Coach), Bob Johnson (Head Coach), Paul Martha (Vice President), Craig Patrick (General Manager), Scott Bowman (Director of Player Personell), Rick Kehoe (Asst. Coach), Barry Smith (Asst. Coach), Phil Bourque, Paul Stanton & Barry Pederson

Back row: Skip Thayer (Trainer), Gilbert Delorme, Jamie Leach, Jim Paek, Larry Murphy, Ulf Samuelsson, Jaromir Jagr, Jay Caufield, Grant Jennings, Peter Taglianetti, Scott Young, Gord Roberts, Randy Gilhen, Gord Dineen, Ken Priestly & Steve Latin (Equip. Manager)

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1990-91 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
8 Mark Recchi 78 40 73 113 48   24 10 24 34 33
11 John Cullen 65 31 63 94 83   - - - - -
77 Paul Coffey 76 24 69 93 128   12 2 9 11 6
25 Kevin Stevens 80 40 46 86 133   24 17 16 33 53
68 Jaromir Jagr 80 27 30 57 42   24 3 10 13 6
33 Zarley Zalapski 66 12 36 48 59   - - - - -
66 Mario Lemieux 26 19 26 45 30   23 16 28 44 16
12 Bob Errey 79 20 22 42 115   24 5 2 7 29
7 Joe Mullen 47 17 22 39 6   22 8 9 17 4
29 Phil Bourque 78 20 14 34 106   24 6 7 13 16
4 & 55 Larry Murphy 44 5 23 28 30   - - - - -
19 Bryan Trottier 52 9 19 28 24   23 3 4 7 49
34 Scott Young 43 11 16 27 33   17 1 6 7 2
15 Randy Gilhen 72 15 10 25 51   16 1 0 1 14
22 Paul Stanton 75 5 18 23 40   22 1 2 3 24
38 Jiri Hrdina 37 6 14 20 13   14 2 2 4 6
9 Tony Tanti 46 6 12 18 44   - - - - -
44 Rob Brown 25 6 10 16 31   - - - - -
24 Troy Loney 44 7 9 16 85   24 2 2 4 41
28 Gordie Roberts 61 3 12 15 70   24 1 2 3 63
10 Barry Pederson 46 6 8 14 21   - - - - -
9 Ron Francis 14 2 9 11 21   24 7 10 17 24
32 Peter Taglianetti 39 3 8 11 93   19 0 3 3 49
6 Jim Johnson 24 0 5 5 23   - - - - -
5 Ulf Samuelsson 14 1 4 5 37   20 3 2 5 34
23 Randy Hillier 31 2 2 4 32   8 0 0 0 24
3 Grant Jennings 13 1 3 4 26   13 1 1 2 16
4 Chris Dahlquist 22 1 2 3 30   - - - - -
16 Jay Caufield 23 1 1 2 71   - - - - -
18 Jeff Daniels 11 0 2 2 2   - - - - -
20 Jamie Leach 7 2 0 2 0   - - - - -
17 Brad Aitken 6 0 1 1 25   - - - - -
18 Ken Priestlay 2 0 1 1 0   - - - - -
5 Gord Dineen 9 0 0 0 6   - - - - -
3 Jim Kyte 1 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
2 Jim Paek 3 0 0 0 9   8 1 0 1 2

1990-91 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
35 Tom Barrasso 48 0 5 5 40 27 16 3 2754 165 3.59 1 1414 0.896
  Tom Barrasso playoffs 20 0 1 1 4 12 7 - 1175 51 3 1    
                               
40 Frank Pietrangelo 25 0 1 1 24 10 11 1 1311 86 3.94 0 628 0.88
  Frank Pietrangelo playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 4 1 - 288 15 3.13 1    
                               
1 Wendell Young 18 0 1 1 0 4 6 2 773 52 4.04 0 376 0.879

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owner:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Craig Patrick

Head Coach:
Bob Johnson

Captain:
Mario Lemieux

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Jaromir Jagr

Player’s Player:
Mark Recchi

Most Valuable Player:
Mark Recchi

Booster Club:
Mark Recchi

Masterton Nominee:
Mario Lemieux

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Phil Bourque

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