2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)2017-10-01T21:16:45-04:00
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PENGUINS RECORD: 36-12-0 (72 points)

1st place in Atlantic Division, 2nd in Eastern Conference, 2nd in NHL

ROUND 1 – The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the New York Islanders, 4-2.
ROUND 2 – The Pittsburgh Penguins beats the Ottawa Senators, 4-1.
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS – The Pens were swept by the Boston Bruins, 4-0.

A SWARM OF B’s
Matt Cooke, Tyler Kennedy, Brandon Sutter, Craig Adams and Branden Morrow watch the Boston Bruins celebrate a sweep over the Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final.  Pittsburgh was outscored, 12-2, in the series.

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

January 19 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 of 27 shots to defeat the Flyers to pass Tom Barrasso as the team’s winningest goalie.  The win was 227th for Fleury.

January 23 – Dan Bylsma ties Red Kelly for second for all-time games coached for Pittsburgh.

January 25 – Sidney Crosby is now ranked fourth in all-time scoring for the Pens, with 614 points. 1. Lemieux (1,723) 2. Jagr (1,079) 3. Kehoe (636)

January 27 – Evgeni Malkin tied Rick Kehoe for seventh place on franchise all-time assists list with 324.

January 31 – Tomas Vokoun stopped 28 shots and earned his first shutout with Pittsburgh, the 49th of his career.

February 2 – Brandon Sutter scored his first with Pittsburgh and Robert Bortuzzo scored his first NHL goal.

February 3 – Chris Kunitz scored four goals against the Capitals for his second hat trick with Pittsburgh.  Jaromir Jagr was the last Pittsburgh player to score four goals in a game (10/14/2000).

February 7 – Dylan Reese made his debut in a Penguins uniform in a game against the Washington Capitals. Reese is the fourth native son to play for Pittsburgh.

February 13 – Sidney Crosby’s two assists against Ottawa brings him to 400 for his career.  It was Crosby’s 448th game, by comparison, Mario Lemieux hit that mark in 353 games.

February 24 –  Beau Bennett scored his first NHL goal and Sidney Crosby moved to third place on the team’s all-time scoring list.

March 10 – Chris Kunitz scored his second hat trick of the season and had two assists.  Sidney Crosby had five assists against the NY Islanders.

March 16 – Marc-Andre Fleury is now all-time leader in shutouts in team history with 23, passing Tom Barrasso. Pittsburgh extends winning streak to eight games.

March 28 – Tomas Vokoun gets second shutout of season and 50th in his career to become the 26th goalie in NHL history to hit that mark.

March 30 – Vokoun blanks the New York Islanders, for the third-consecutive shutout for the Pens.  Establishes team record of shutout hockey 208:24 and Vokoun sets individual mark for not allowing a goal, 162:42.

April 9 – The Penguins clinched the Atlantic Division title, with a 5-3 win over Carolina.

April 22 – Tomas Vokoun wins game number 300 and Dan Byslma is the fastest coach to win 200 NHL games.

NHL NOTES

The NHL’s canceled all of the preseason games, the Winter Classic and All-Star Game before reaching an agreement with NHLPA and approved a new collective bargaining agreement.  The players approved the CBA and ended the lockout on January 12.

The lockout resulted in the cancellation of 510 games from October 11, 2012 to January 18, 2013. Clubs played a 48-game schedule that began January 19, 2013 and ended April 27, 2013. No inter-conference games were played.

TEAM LEADERSHIP

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

NHL EXPANSION DRAFT

TRANSACTIONS

June 4 – Penguins acquired goaltender Tomas Vokoun from Washington in exchange for 2012 7th-round pick.

June 22 – Penguins acquired center Brandon Sutter, a 2012 1st-round pick, and defenseman Brian Dumoulin in a trade for Jordan Staal.

– Acquired goaltender Marc Cheverie, defenseman Harrison Ruopp and a 2012 3rd-round pick in exchange for Zybynek Michalek.

January 24 – Sent Carl Sneep to Dallas for a conditional draft pick.

– Acquired forward Chad Kolarik from New York Rangers in exchange for Benn Ferriero

January 31 – Claimed Zach Boychuk off waivers from Carolina.

February 6 – Traded defenseman Ben Lovejoy to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fifth-round choice in the 2014 NHL Draft.

February 13 – Traded Eric Tangradi to Winnipeg in exchange for a seventh-round draft choice in 2013.

February 25 – Signed defenseman Mark Eaton.

March 24 – Penguins traded defenseman Joe Morrow and a 5th-round pick in 2013 to Dallas for forward Brenden Morrow and 3rd-round pick in 2013.

March 25 – Penguins acquired Douglass Murray from San Jose for a 2nd-round pick in 2013 and conditional pick in 2014.

March 28 – Pens acquired Jarome Iginla from the Calgary Flames for Pittsburgh’s first round draft pick in 2013, Kenneth Agostino and Ben Hanowski.

April 3 – Pens acquire Jussi Jokinen from Carolina in exchange for a conditional draft pick in 2013.

Pens sent goaltender Patrick Killeen to Columbus for a conditional draft pick.

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

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins

2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins

Skater Stats Regular Season Playoffs
# NAME POS GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
87 Sidney Crosby C 36 15 41 56 16 14 7 8 15 8
14 Chris Kunitz LW 48 22 30 52 39 15 5 5 10 6
9 Pascal Dupuis RW 48 20 18 38 26 15 7 4 11 12
58 Kris Letang D 35 5 33 38 8 15 3 13 16 8
18 James Neal LW 40 21 15 36 26 13 6 4 10 8
71 Evgeni Malkin C 31 9 24 33 36 15 4 12 16 26
7 Paul Martin D 34 6 17 23 16 15 2 9 11 4
24 Matt Cooke C 48 8 13 21 36 15 0 4 4 35
16 Brandon Sutter C 48 11 8 19 4 15 2 1 3 0
19 Beau Bennett RW 26 3 11 14 6 6 1 0 1 0
10 Brenden Morrow LW 15 6 8 14 19 14 2 2 4 8
2 Matt Niskanen D 40 4 10 14 12 15 0 2 2 11
36 Jussi Jokinen LW 10 7 4 11 6 8 0 3 3 4
48 Tyler Kennedy C 46 6 5 11 19 9 2 3 5 2
12 Jarome Iginla RW 13 5 6 11 9 15 4 8 12 16
27 Craig Adams RW 48 3 6 9 28 15 0 1 1 10
44 Brooks Orpik D 46 0 8 8 32 12 1 1 2 10
47 Simon Despres D 33 2 5 7 20 3 0 0 0 0
5 Deryk Engelland D 42 0 6 6 54 7 0 0 0 8
15 & 17 Dustin Jeffrey C 24 3 3 6 2 -- -- -- -- --
46 Joe Vitale C 33 2 3 5 17 6 0 1 1 6
41 Robert Bortuzzo D 15 2 2 4 27 -- -- -- -- --
3 Douglas Murray D 14 1 2 3 9 15 2 1 3 32
Pittsburgh Bench B 48 3 3 12 15 -- -- -- 4
10 & 15 Tanner Glass LW 48 1 1 2 62 5 1 0 1 4
23 Trevor Smith LW 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
25 Eric Tangradi C 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
4 Mark Eaton D 23 0 0 0 4 8 0 3 3 0
6 Ben Lovejoy D 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
33 Steve MacIntyre D 1 0 0 0 12 -- -- -- -- --
17 Zach Boychuk C 7 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
42 Dylan Reese D 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Goalie Stats
# NAME GP W L T OTL SOL Min GA SO GAA G A P PIM
92 Tomas Vokoun
Playoffs
20
11
13
6
4
5

--
0
0
0
--
1029
685
42
23
3
1
2.45
2.01
0
0
2
0
2
0
2
0
29 Marc-Andre Fleury
Playoffs
33
5
23
2
8
2

--
0
0
0
--
1858
290
74
17
1
1
2.39
3.52
0
0
2
1
2
1
2
0
Empty Net -- 3 0.00 0
ZZ-PITPEN Shootouts -- 0 0.00 0

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