Pittsburgh Hockey History, Penguins & More

Pittsburgh Hockey History, Penguins & More2020-05-26T21:57:27-04:00

The NHL announced the remainder of the 2019-20 regular season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans to return with 24 teams competing for the Stanley Cup.

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The number of consecutive sellouts the Pens have had at PPG Paints Arena (CONSOL and Mellon).
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Number of consecutive games played, including playoffs, by Marcus Pettersson, current Iron Man.
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The number of regular season Penguins games games cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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The total number of man games lost due to injury or illness for the Pens in 2019-20.

Pittsburgh Hockey History Made on July 15th...

1902 - Pittsburgh Pirates defenseman John McKinnon was born.
1951 - Pittsburgh Penguins right wings Chuck Arnason and Rick Kehoe were born.
1953 - Pittsburgh Penguins left wing John Flesch was born.
1980 - Ed Johnston was named Penguins head coach.
1998 - Pittsburgh Hornets center Fred Hergert died.
1999 - Pittsburgh Hornets left wing James "Hub" Wilson died.
2002 - The Penguins signed free agent left wing Vladimir Vujtek.
2009 - The Pens signed defenseman Ben Lovejoy to a one-year contract and forward Tim Wallace to a two-year deal.
2019-20 Pittsburgh Penguins

2019-20 Pittsburgh Penguins

Skater Stats Regular Season Playoffs
# NAME POS GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
71 Evgeni Malkin C 55 24 49 73 58 -- -- -- -- --
17 Bryan Rust RW 55 27 29 56 30 -- -- -- -- --
87 Sidney Crosby C 41 16 31 47 15 -- -- -- -- --
58 Kris Letang D 61 15 29 44 38 -- -- -- -- --
59 Jake Guentzel LW 39 20 23 43 14 -- -- -- -- --
19 Jared McCann C 66 14 21 35 17 -- -- -- -- --
72 Patric Hornqvist RW 52 17 15 32 36 -- -- -- -- --
24 Dominik Kahun C 50 10 17 27 8 -- -- -- -- --
6 John Marino D 56 6 20 26 20 -- -- -- -- --
13 Brandon Tanev LW 68 11 14 25 16 -- -- -- -- --
53 Teddy Blueger C 69 9 13 22 25 -- -- -- -- --
12, 18 Dominik Simon C 64 7 15 22 12 -- -- -- -- --
28 Marcus Pettersson D 69 2 20 22 35 -- -- -- -- --
18 Alex Galchenyuk C 45 5 12 17 10 -- -- -- -- --
46 Zach Aston-Reese C 57 6 7 13 28 -- -- -- -- --
37 Sam Lafferty C 50 6 7 13 23 -- -- -- -- --
16 Jason Zucker LW 15 6 6 12 2 -- -- -- -- --
4 Justin Schultz D 46 3 9 12 6 -- -- -- -- --
3 Jack Johnson D 67 3 8 11 26 -- -- -- -- --
8 Brian Dumoulin D 28 1 7 8 10 -- -- -- -- --
50 Jusso Riikola D 36 1 6 7 6 -- -- -- -- --
2 Chad Ruhwedel D 41 2 4 6 12 -- -- -- -- --
36 Joseph Blandisi C 21 2 3 5 10 -- -- -- -- --
43 Conor Sheary LW 8 1 3 4 2 -- -- -- -- --
12 Patrick Marleau C 8 1 1 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
27 Nick Bjugstad C 13 1 1 2 8 -- -- -- -- --
26 Andrew Agozzino LW 17 0 2 2 4 -- -- -- -- --
47 Adam Johnson C 7 1 1 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
14 Stefan Noesen RW 6 1 0 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
57 Anthony Angello C 8 1 0 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
9 Evan Rodrigues C 7 1 0 1 4 -- -- -- -- --
5 Zach Trotman D 8 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
54 Thomas Di Pauli C 2 0 0 0 10 -- -- -- -- --
44 Erik Gudbranson D 7 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
Goalie Stats
# NAME GP W L T OTL SOL Min GA SO GAA G A P PIM
30 Matt Murray 38 40 11 0 5 0 2237 107 1 2.87 0 1 1 2
35 Tristan Jarry 33 20 12 0 1 0 1926 78 3 2.43 0 0 0 0
60 Emil Larmi -- 0

Recent Pittsburgh hockey history:

PittsburghHockey.net, by the numbers:

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Number, in years, since Pittsburghhockey.net went online.
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Total number of online advertisements on this site.
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Listing, in “100 Things Penguins Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.”
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Google ranking, out of 79,500,000 when “Pittsburgh hockey” is searched.

Other Pittsburgh hockey teams:

Pro hockey started here

Pittsburgh deserves some of the credit for being the birthplace of pro hockey. Harry Peel admitted that he was paid $35 a week to play in a local amateur league in 1901.     READ MORE

Yellow Jackets

Pittsburgh’s Yellow Jackets dominated the amateur ranks of North America and won championships in 1924 and 1925, then morphed into Pittsburgh’s first NHL team.     READ MORE

Pittsburgh Pirates (NHL)

Steel Town’s first entry in the National Hockey League. The franchise barely survived five years of sub-par hockey, but were doomed by the Great Depression.     READ MORE

Pittsburgh Shamrocks

The Shamrocks lasted only one year. A scrappy team, beset with money problems, ironically had their fate sealed when the 1936 St. Patrick’s Day flood crippled the city.     READ MORE

Pittsburgh Hornets

“The Wasps” gave the city 26 years of professional hockey excitement at Duquesne Gardens and Civic Arena, before giving way to the Penguins.     READ MORE

Pittsburgh Knights

Pittsburgh’s entry into the Mid Atlantic Hockey League, where the Rizzo brothers played with football star Johnny Unitas.     READ MORE

Pittsburgh Phantoms 

They played in the Roller Hockey International League in 1994 and featured Hall of Famers and the first woman to play professional hockey in Pittsburgh.     READ MORE

College & High School

Here’s where you’ll find links to all of the youth, high school and college teams that call Western Pennsylvania home. Don’t see your team listed? Let us know!     READ MORE