(49-25-8) 106 points – 2nd in Atlantic Division; 4th in Eastern Conference
February 21 – Acquired James Neal and Matt Niskanen from the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Alex Goligoski.
February 24 – Acquired Alex Kovalev from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick in 2011.
October 7 – The Penguins christened the CONSOL Energy Center with a game against cross-state rival, Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers won, 3-2.
October 15 – Alex Goligoski scored 1:51 into overtime to defeat the New York Islanders, 3-2, for the first win at the CONSOL Energy Center. Eric Tangradi scored his first NHL goal.
October 27 – Pens score two short-handed goals on the same penalty (Adams & Cooke) and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Tampa Bay’s Sean Bergenheim on a penalty shot.
October 30 – Brent Johnson made 33 saves and earned his first shutout for the Penguins to beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-0.
November 12 – Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 150th win in goal and Deryk Engelland scored his first NHL goal.
November 13 – Evgeni Malkin notched his sixth career hat trick as the Pens beat the Atlanta Thrashers, 4-2.
November 19 – The Pens defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in the first shootout at the CONSOL Energy Center.
November 24 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30 shots from the Buffalo Sabres to earn his 17th career shutout and Pascal Dupuis scored the only goal as the Pens won, 1-0.
November 27 – Sidney Crosby scored his 200th career goal and his sixth career hat trick in a game against the Calgary Flames.
December 2 – Crosby scored his seventh career hat trick to beat the Atlanta Thrashers, 3-2, and extended the Pens’ winning streak to eight games.
December 20 – Evgeni Malkin scored two goals and three assists against the Phoenix Coyotes.
December 22 – Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy scored his first NHL goal in a game against the Florida Panthers.
January 1 – The Penguins lost the Winter Classic to the Washington Capitals, 3-1, in front of 68,111 fans at Heinz Field.
January 5 – Evgeni Malkin scored seven seconds into the game to start the 8-1 drubbing of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Chris Kunitz scored his first hat trick with the Pens and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Steve Stamkos on a penalty shot.
January 18 – Chris Conner scored on a penalty shot against Detroit’s Joey MacDonald to stop a streak of 12 Pens attempts without a goal. It was the first goal scored on a penalty shot at the CONSOL Energy Center.
January 25 – Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves for his 18th career shutout and Craig Adams scored the only goal as the Penguins beat the Islanders, 1-0.
February 2 – Max Talbot scored the 50th goal of his career and 100th point of his career. Goaltenders Brent Johnson and Marc-Andre Fleury combined for the third shared shutout in franchise history by defeating the Islanders, 3-0.
February 10 – The Pens 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings was Dan Bylsma’s 100th NHL win – the fifth fastest to 100 in NHL history.
February 11 – The Islanders defeated the Penguins, 9-3, in a game that saw 14 fighting majors and 21 misconducts. Pittsburgh set a new team record for penalty minutes (163) and established a team record for both teams with 346 penalty minutes. The Pens’ 31 penalties was one short of tying a record for the team set on October 30, 1988.
February 16 – Joe Vitale scored his first NHL goal (Colorado Avalanche)
March 25 – Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves for his 19th career shutout and James Neal scored the only goal in the shootout as the Penguins beat the Devils, 1-0.
March 27 – Fleury’s team-record shutout streak of 150 minutes, 14 seconds ended when Florida’s Ryan Carter scored at 15:32 of the second period. Fleury’s streak easily topped the record of 136:13 by Jocelyn Thibault.
Alex Kovalev scored the decisive goal in the shootout as the Penguins beat the Florida Panthers, 2-1, winning an NHL record, fourth consecutive shootout game.
April 13 – Dan Byslma now holds the Pens’ record for most playoff wins as coach (24).
April 20 – James Neal scored 3:38 into the second overtime to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2 in game four of the first round.
Mario Lemieux pours water from the Mellon Arena ice at center ice of the CONSOL Energy Center.
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins
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|87||Sidney Crosby- IR||41||32||34||66||31||-||-||-||-||-|
|71||Evgeni Malkin- IR||43||15||22||37||18||-||-||-||-||-|
|24||Matt Cooke - SUSPENDED||67||12||18||30||129||-||-||-||-||-|
|18 & 16||Chris Conner||60||7||8||15||10||7||1||0||1||0|
|15||Dustin Jeffrey - IR||25||7||5||12||4||-||-||-||-||-|
|38||Nick Johnson - IR||4||1||2||3||5||-||-||-||-||-|
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
|Marc-Andre Fleury playoffs||7||-||-||-||-||3||5||-||405||17||2.52||1||168|
|Brent Johnson playoffs||1||-||-||-||2||-||-||-||34||4||7.06||0||11|
(Lemieux Group LP)
Rookie of the Year:
Most Valuable Player:
Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Edward J. Debartolo:
Max Talbot & Mike Rupp