Pittsburgh Penguins Iron Men

Pittsburgh Penguins Iron Men2019-04-06T20:07:17-04:00

This is it. And it hurts.

MARIO LEMIEUX, announcing his final retirement on January 24, 2006.  Lemieux played in his 1,022nd, and final game on December 16, 2005.

Record number of consecutive games (regular season and playoffs) played by Penguins’ Phil Kessel.
The number of complete seasons played by Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby.
The number of players that played only one game with the Penguins.
Record number of games played in one season, held by Phil Kessel, for 82 regular and 25 playoff games in 2016-17.

Center Ron Schock came to the Penguins in 1969 and is sixth on the team’s all-time games played at 648. Schock was the captain of the Pens from 1973 to 1977. During that span he strung together a streak of 328 consecutive games played to establish a team record, later broken by Jordan Staal.

From “Iron Man” to One-Game wonders, this page contains a list of all the Pittsburgh Penguins that played every possible game in one season, including playoffs. The bottom list is of players that were Penguins for only one game.

The following Penguins played in every possible game during the season:

1967-6874-Andy Bathgate & Lowell MacDonald
1968-6976-Robin Burns, Ken Schinkel, & Jean Pronovost
1969-707610Michel Briere, Glen Sather & Ron Schock
1970-7178-Jean Pronovost & Bob Woytowich
1971-72784Nick Harbaruk, Bryan Hextall & Bob Leiter
1972-7378-Dave Burrows, Daryl Edestrand, Nick Harbaruk, Bryan Hextall, Lowell MacDonald, Al McDonough, Greg Pollis, Duane Rupp & Ron Schock
1973-7478-Lowell MacDonald
1974-75809Ron Schock
1975-76803Syl Apps, Dave Burrows, Jean Pronovost, Ron Schock, & Ron Stackhouse
1976-77803Blair Chapman, Rick Kehoe, Ron Schock, & Ron Stackhouse
1978-79807George Ferguson, Peter Lee, Ross Lonsbury & Greg Malone
1980-81805Rick Kehoe, Peter Lee, Ross Lonsbury & Rod Schutt
1981-82805Pat Boutette
1982-8380-Pat Boutette, Greg Malone & Doug Shedden
1984-8580-Doug Shedden & Warren Young
1985-8680-Jim Johnson
1986-8780-Jim Johnson
1988-898011Phil Bourque
1989-9080-Rob Brown & Paul Coffey
1990-918024Jaromir Jagr & Kevin Stevens
1991-928021Kevin Stevens
1992-938412Ron Francis & Shawn McEachren
1993-94846Joe Mullen, Larry Murphy & Martin Staka
1994-954812Len Barrie, Jaromir Jagr & Larry Murphy (Strike season)
1995-968218Jaromir Jagr
1997-98826Rob Brown
1998-998213Jan Hrdina
1999-008211Alexei Kovalev
2000-018218Martin Straka (Robert Lang played 82 regular + 16 playoff)
2001-0282-Dan LaCouture
2002-0382-Kent Manderville
2003-0482-Matt Bradley, MIke Eastwood, Konstantin Koltsov & Josef Melichar
2004-05--Season Cancelled
2006-07825Sergei Gonchar & Mark Recchi
2007-088220Evgeni Malkin & Jordan Staal
2008-098224Evgeni Malkin & Jordan Staal
2009-108213Craig Adams & Jordan Staal (missed 2 playoff games)
2010-1182-Kris Letang & Max Talbot
2011-12823Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, Matt Cooke, Craig Adams
2012-1348Craig Adams, Matt Cooke, Brandon Sutter, Chris Kunitz, Tanner Glass, Pascal Dupuis
2013-1482-Craig Adams
2014-15825Nick Spaling & Rob Scuderi
2015-168224Phil Kessel, Patric Hornqvist & Matt Cullen
2016-178225Phil Kessel
2017-1882Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel, Olli Maatta & Jake Guentzel
2018-1982Jake Guentzel, Jack Johnson & Phil Kessel


30GMarv EdwardsFebruary 20, 1969Detroit Red Wngs
24CRob GarnerNovember 17, 1982Hartford Whalers / Only career game in NHL.
28CRob GealeApril 7, 1985Washington Capitals / Only career game in NHL.
6DJoel KwiatkowskiMarch 8, 2007New Jersey Devils
11CAlain LemieuxFebruary 17, 1987Calgary Flames
2DBrian LundbergFebruary 21, 1983Toronto Maple Leafs / Only career game in NHL.
32DPat MayerMarch 20, 1988Philadelphia Flyers / Only career game in NHL.
45CGlen MulvennaOctober 24, 1991New Jersey Devils
44DTodd NelsonNovember 23, 1991New York Islanders
23CDomenic PittisOctober 26, 1996Vancouver Canucks
25GGreg RedquestMarch 19, 1978Chicago Blackhawks / Only career game in NHL.
31GRick TabaracciOctober 21, 1988New Jersey Devils
32LWGreg CrozierDecember 6, 2000Boston Bruins / Only career game in NHL.
50GMartin BrochuMarch 17, 2004New Jersey Devils
47CTim BrentJanuary 21, 2008Washington Capitals
40GAlexander PechurskiJanuary 16, 2010Vancouver Canucks / Only career game in NHL.
59DCarl SneepDecember 17, 2011Buffalo Sabres / Only career game in NHL.
23FTrevor SmithMarch 22, 2013New York Islanders
32FP.L. Letourneau-LablondJanuary 15, 2014Washington Capitals
40FNick DrazenovicJanuary 15, 2014Washington Capitals
22LWKael MouillieratApril 9, 2016Philadelphia Flyers / Only career game in NHL.
1GMike CondonOctober 22, 2016Played 20 minutes against Nashville