2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)


(49-25-8) 106 points – 2nd in Atlantic Division; 4th in Eastern Conference

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.

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.

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Mario Lemieux pours water from the Mellon Arena ice at center ice of the CONSOL Energy Center.
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2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
87 Sidney Crosby- IR 41 32 34 66 31   - - - - -
58 Kris Letang 82 8 42 50 101   7 0 4 4 10
14 Chris Kunitz 66 23 25 48 47   6 1 0 1 4
48 Tyler Kennedy 80 21 24 45 37   7 2 1 3 2
9 Pascal Dupuis 81 17 20 37 59   7 1 0 1 2
71 Evgeni Malkin- IR 43 15 22 37 18   - - - - -
3 Alex Goligoski* 60 9 22 31 28   - - - - -
24 Matt Cooke - SUSPENDED 67 12 18 30 129   - - - - -
11 Jordan Staal 42 11 19 30 24   7 1 2 3 2
10 Mark Letestu 64 14 13 27 13   7 0 1 1 0
7 Paul Martin 77 3 21 24 16   7 0 2 2 2
25 Max Talbot 82 8 13 21 66   7 1 3 4 14
4 Zybynek Michalek 73 5 14 19 30   7 0 1 1 0
6 Ben Lovejoy 47 3 15 18 48   7 0 2 2 4
17 Mike Rupp 81 9 8 17 124   7 1 1 3 4
18 & 16 Chris Conner 60 7 8 15 10   7 1 0 1 0
27 Craig Adams 80 4 11 15 76   7 1 0 1 2
44 Brooks Orpik 63 1 12 13 66   7 0 3 3 14
15 Dustin Jeffrey - IR 25 7 5 12 4   - - - - -
45 Arron Asham 44 5 6 11 46   7 3 1 4 2
5 Deryk Engelland 63 3 7 10 123   - - - - -
72 Alex Kovalev* 20 2 5 7 14   7 1 1 2 10
18 James Neal* 20 1 5 6 6   7 1 1 2 6
19 Mike Comrie 21 1 5 6 18   - - - - -
12 Brett Sterling 7 3 2 5 16   - - - - -
2 Matt Niskanen* 18 1 3 4 18   7 0 1 1 0
38 Nick Johnson - IR 4 1 2 3 5   - - - - -
26 Eric Tangradi 15 1 2 3 10   1 0 0 0 0
28 Eric Godard 19 0 3 3 105   - - - - -
46 Joe Vitale 9 1 1 2 13   - - - - -
8 Andrew Hutchinson 5 0 1 1 6   - - - - -
22 Tim Wallace 7 0 0 0 5   - - - - -
23 Ryan Craig 6 0 0 0 22   - - - - -
37 Brian Strait 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
42 Corey Potter 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GPI G A PTS PIM W L OT MIN GA GAA SO SA
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 65 - 1 1 10 36 20 5 3,695 143 2.32 3 1,742
  Marc-Andre Fleury playoffs 7 - - - - 3 5 - 405 17 2.52 1 168
                             
1 Brent Johnson 23 - 1 1 24 13 5 3 1,297 47 2.17 1 604
  Brent Johnson playoffs 1 - - - 2 - - - 34 4 7.06 0 11
                             
36 John Curry - - - - - - - - - - - - -
39 Brad Thiessen - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owner:
Mario Lemieux
(Lemieux Group LP)

General Manager:
Ray Shero

Head Coach:
Dan Bylsma

Captain:
Sidney Crosby

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Mark Letestu

Player’s Player:
Brooks Orpik

Most Valuable Player:
Marc-Andre Fleury

Booster Club:
Marc-Andre Fleury

Masterton Nominee:
Deryk Engelland

Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Mike Rupp

Edward J. Debartolo:
Max Talbot & Mike Rupp

Defensive Player:
Brooks Orpik


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