2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2017-10-01T21:50:50+00:00
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PENGUINS RECORD: 49-25-8 (106 points)

Second in the Atlantic Division, Fourth in the Eastern Conference

 

BUILDING’S BAPTISM  Penguins majority owner and former captain Mario Lemieux christens ice at the CONSOL Energy Center with water from melted ice saved from the Mellon Arena.

 

 

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

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.

NHL NOTES

The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final in seven games to win the Stanley Cup. It was the sixth Cup win in Bruins’ franchise history. For the fourth consecutive season, the season started with games in Europe. The 58th All-Star Game was held at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, home arena of the Carolina Hurricanes, on January 30..

This was the final season of operation for the Atlanta Thrashers, who were sold to True North Sports and Entertainment out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg to become the “new” Winnipeg Jets.

 

 

TEAM LEADERSHIP

OWNER – Mario Lemieux & Ron Burkle
GENERAL MANAGER – Ray Shero
HEAD COACH – Dan Bylsma
CAPTAIN – Sidney Crosby

NHL EXPANSION DRAFT

TRANSACTIONS

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.

 

Click on any player’s name to show Pittsburgh career statistics.

2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins

2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins

Skater Stats Regular Season Playoffs
# NAME POS GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
87 Sidney Crosby C 41 32 34 66 31 -- -- -- -- --
58 Kris Letang D 82 8 42 50 101 7 0 4 4 10
14 Chris Kunitz LW 66 23 25 48 47 6 1 0 1 6
48 Tyler Kennedy C 80 21 24 45 37 7 2 1 3 2
71 Evgeni Malkin C 43 15 22 37 18 -- -- -- -- --
9 Pascal Dupuis RW 81 17 20 37 59 7 1 0 1 2
3 Alex Goligoski D 60 9 22 31 28 -- -- -- -- --
11 Jordan Staal C 42 11 19 30 24 7 1 2 3 2
24 Matt Cooke C 67 12 18 30 129 -- -- -- -- --
10 Mark Letestu C 64 14 13 27 13 7 0 1 1 0
7 Paul Martin D 77 3 21 24 16 7 0 2 2 2
25 Max Talbot C 82 8 13 21 66 7 1 3 4 14
4 Zbynek Michalek D 73 5 14 19 30 7 0 1 1 0
17 Mike Rupp LW 81 9 8 17 124 7 1 1 2 4
6 Ben Lovejoy D 47 3 14 17 48 7 0 2 2 4
18 & 16 Chris Conner LW 60 7 9 16 10 7 1 0 1 0
27 Craig Adams RW 80 4 11 15 76 7 1 0 1 2
44 Brooks Orpik D 63 1 12 13 66 7 0 3 3 14
15 Dustin Jeffrey C 25 7 5 12 4 -- -- -- -- --
45 Arron Asham RW 44 5 6 11 46 7 3 1 4 2
5 Deryk Engelland D 63 3 7 10 123 -- -- -- -- --
Pittsburgh Bench B 82 10 10 16 7 -- -- -- 0
72 Alex Kovalev RW 20 2 5 7 16 7 1 1 2 10
18 James Neal LW 20 1 5 6 6 7 1 1 2 6
19 Mike Comrie C 21 1 5 6 18 -- -- -- -- --
12 Brett Sterling LW 7 3 2 5 16 -- -- -- -- --
2 Matt Niskanen D 18 1 3 4 20 7 0 1 1 0
28 Eric Godard RW 19 0 3 3 105 -- -- -- -- --
26 Eric Tangradi C 15 1 2 3 10 1 0 0 0 0
38 Nick Johnson RW 4 1 2 3 5 -- -- -- -- --
46 Joe Vitale C 9 1 1 2 13 -- -- -- -- --
8 Andrew Hutchinson D 5 0 1 1 6 -- -- -- -- --
42 Corey Potter D 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
37 Brian Strait D 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
22 Tim Wallace RW 7 0 0 0 5 -- -- -- -- --
23 Ryan Craig LW 6 0 0 0 22 -- -- -- -- --
Goalie Stats
# NAME GP W L T OTL SOL Min GA SO GAA G A P PIM
29 Marc-Andre Fleury
Playoffs
65
7
36
3
20
4

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3
--
2
--
3695
405
143
17
3
1
2.32
2.52
0
0
1
0
1
0
10
0
1 Brent Johnson
Playoffs
20
1
13
0
5
0

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2
--
1
--
1297
34
47
4
1
0
2.17
7.06
0
0
1
0
1
0
24
2
Empty Net -- 6 0.00 0
ZZ-PITPEN Shootouts -- 3 0.00 0

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