(45-28-9) 2nd in Atlantic Division; 4th in Eastern Conference,2009 Stanley Cup Champions
June 28 -Ã‚Â Traded the rights to Ryan Malone and Gary Roberts to the Tampa Bay Lightning for conditional draft picks.
July 8 -Ã‚Â Acquired the rights to defenseman Danny Richmond in exchange for the rights to Tim Brent,Ã‚Â Signed TJ Kemp and Adam Henrich.
October 9 -Ã‚Â Traded future considerations to the Phoenix Coyotes for Mike Zigomanis
November 16 -Ã‚Â Traded defenseman Darryl Sydor to the Dallas Stars for defenseman Phillipe Boucher.
December 19 -Ã‚Â Traded Jonathan Filewich to St. Louis Blues for a conditional sixth-round pick in 2010.
January 5 – Acquired a 2010 conditional seventh-round draft pick from Montreal for T.J. Kemp
January 17 -Acquired goaltender Mathieu Garon from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Dany Sabourin, forward Ryan Stone and a fourth round draft pick in the 2011 Entry Draft
February 26 -Ã‚Â Acquired left wing Chris Kunitz and winger Eric Tangradi from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Ryan Whitney
March 4Ã‚Â – Traded a conditional draft pick to the New York Islanders for Bill Guerin.
– Acquired defenseman Andy Wozniewski from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenseman Danny Richmond.
– Claimed forward Craig Adams off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.
October 4 – Opened the season with a 4-3 overtime win against the Ottawa Senators in Bridgestone Premiere game played in Stockholm, Sweden.
October 5 – Alex Goligoski scored his first NHL goal.
October 11 – Marc-Andre Fleury set a career-high save mark, 47, in a 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils. The Pens replaced and updated championship banners at the Mellon Arena.
October 18 – Sidney Crosby scored his 100th NHL goal, earned his 200th assist and reached the 300 point career total in a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Evgeni Malkin had four assists pushing him over the 200-point milestone. Native Pittsburgher Bill Thomas played his first pro game at the Mellon Arena.
November 11 – Jordan Staal scored his second NHL hat trick and set up the game winning goal in overtime.
November 15 – The Penguins wore blue and white at home for the first time in 28 years.
November 26 – Evgeni Malkin scored his third career hat trick and goaltender John Curry got his first win in the NHL.
November 29 – Sidney Crosby scored his second career hat trick in a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
December 4 – Petr Sykora scored his 100th NHL powerplay goal.
December 6 – Jordan Staal scored his 50th NHL goal in a game against the Ottawa Senators.
December 11 – Petr Sykora scored his first career hat trick, after going 38 games with two goals. Pascal Dupuis also scored his first NHL hat trick in a 9-1 win over the New York Islanders.
December 15: CONSOL Energy Inc. signed a 21-year naming rights agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins and named the building Consol Energy Center. Luca Caputi scored his first NHL goal, on his first NHL shift.
December 26: Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 37 shots from the New Jersey Devils for his 12th career shutout.
December 30: Jordan Staal became the youngest player in NHL history to play in 200 games.
January 1 – Dustin Jeffrey scored his first NHL goal in a game against the Boston Bruins.
January 13 – Marc-Andre Fleury played in his 200th NHL game.
January 14 – Miroslav Satan scored his 350th NHL goal.
January 18 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 33 shots from the New York Rangers for his 13th career shutout.
January 30 – Evgeni Malkin scored his 100th NHL goal.
February 4 – Miroslav Satan played in his 1000th NHL game.
February 11 – Pittsburgh native Bill Thomas scored his first goal for the Pens. Jordan Staal’s assist on the goal was his 100th NHL point.
February 15 – The Penguins fired head coach Michel Therrien and replaced him with Dan Bylsma, from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
February 25 – Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 100th NHL win by beating the Dallas Stars, 4-1.
March 25 – Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 31 shots from the Calgary Flames to earn his 15th career shutout.
April 7 – Petr Sykora scored his 300th NHL goal.
April 11 – Evgeni Malkin won the NHL scoring race with 113 points.
May 4 – Sidney Crosby recorded his first hat trick of the post season.
May 21 – Evgeni Malkin scored three times on Carolina’s Cam Ward for his first career playoff hat trick.
May 23 – Evgeni Malkin’s two goals and one assist established a team record of sixth consecutive multiple-point game.
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2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins
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|3 & 13||Alex Goligoski||45||6||14||20||16||2||0||1||1||0|
|15||Mike Zigomanis* (IR)||22||2||4||6||27||-||-||-||-||-|
|32 & 14||Christopher Minard||20||1||2||3||4||-||-||-||-||-|
|67 & 16||Paul Bissonnette||15||0||1||1||22||-||-||-||-||-|
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
|Marc-Andre Fleury playoffs||24||-||-||-||2||16||8||-||1447||62||2.61||-||686||0.908|
(Lemieux Group LP)Ã‚Â
Michel Therrien & Dan Byslma
Rookie of the Year:
Most Valuable Player:
Baz Bastien Good Guy:
Sidney Crosby & Brooks Orpik
Edward J. Debartolo: