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Penguins Franchise Milestone Guide 2017-18

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With the preseason less than a week away, a new season is soon to be upon us. Let’s take a look at some of the Penguins franchise’s numbers.

2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six Photo by Dave Sandford - Pool/Getty Images

With the preseason less than a week away, a new season is soon to be upon us. Let’s take a look at some of the Penguins franchise’s numbers. These are only the stats the player accumulated while playing in Pittsburgh.

Games Played:

  1. Mario Lemieux - 915
  2. Jaromir Jagr - 806
  3. Sidney Crosby - 782
  4. Jean Pronovost - 753
  5. Evgeni Malkin - 706

Goals:

  1. M. Lemieux - 690
  2. J. Jagr - 439
  3. S. Crosby - 382
  4. E. Malkin - 328
  5. J. Pronovost - 316

Game-Winning Goals:

  1. J. Jagr - 78
  2. M. Lemieux - 74
  3. E. Malkin - 56
  4. S. Crosby - 51
  5. J. Pronovost - 42

Assists:

  1. M. Lemieux - 1,033
  2. S. Crosby - 645
  3. J. Jagr - 640
  4. E. Malkin - 504
  5. Ron Francis - 449

Points:

  1. M. Lemieux - 1,723
  2. J. Jagr - 1,079
  3. S. Crosby - 1,027
  4. E. Malkin - 832
  5. Rick Kehoe - 636

*Next active is Kris Letang at 14th with 386, two behind Chris Kunitz for 13th.

Career Milestones - regular season only:

Sidney Crosby - 782 GP, 382 G, 645 A, 576 PIM, 51 GWG (13% of career goals)

  • 18 games away from 800 career games
  • 25 games will surpass J. Jagr for 2nd most in franchise history
  • 18 goals away from 400
  • 55 assists away from 700
  • 73 points away from 1,100
  • Currently 77th all-time in scoring in the NHL
  • 53 points will surpass J. Jagr for 2nd all-time in franchise history
  • 696 points(!) will surpass M. Lemieux for most all-time
  • 9 playoff points will surpass M. Lemieux for most all-time in franchise history

Evgeni Malkin - 706 GP, 328 G, 504 A, 726 PIM, 56 GWG (17% of career goals)

  • 68 points away from 900
  • Currently 10th in franchise history with 726 PIM
  • Leads S. Crosby by 1 game, 1 goal, and 1 GWG in the playoffs
  • Currently sits 7 points behind S. Crosby in playoff points
  • 16 playoff points will surpass M. Lemieux for most in franchise history
  • Currently 7th all-time in NHL points by a Russian player with 832
    -22 points will pass Vyacheslav Kozlov for 6th
    -87 points will pass Pavel Datsyuk for 5th
  • Currently 2nd all-time in playoff NHL points by a Russian player with 157 points
    -20 points will pass Sergei Federov for most all-time

Kris Letang - 603 GP, 87 G, 299 A, 438 PIM, 18 GWG (21% of career goals)

  • 13 goals away from 100
  • 1 assist away from 300
  • 14 points away from 400
  • 21 goals behind Coffey for most by defenseman in Penguins history
  • 33 assists behind Coffey for most by defenseman
  • 54 points behind Coffey for most by a defenseman
  • 18 games behind Ron Stackhouse for 8th overall, and 2nd most by defenseman
  • 100 games behind Brooks Orpik for most games played by a defenseman

Phil Kessel - 164 GP, 49 G, 80 A, 38 PIM, 9 GWG (18% of career goals)

  • One goal away from 50 goals as a Penguin
  • 71 points away from 200 as a Penguin
  • 21 hits! That equals .128 per game!
  • 49 GP, 18 G, 27 A, 6 PIM, 2 GWG in back-to-back Stanley Cup runs
  • 164 games in two seasons. Iron man streak at over 600 games. What’s not to love about this guy?

Matt Murray - 62 GP, 41-12-5; .925 SV%, 2.32 GAA, 5 SO

  • 32 GP, 22-9; .928 SV%, 1.98 GAA, 4 SO career Playoff numbers
  • Played in 62 regular season games. Currently, 14 goalies have played in 100 or more Penguins games between the pipes
  • Currently sits 13th with 41 wins. Will pass GMJR for 10th with 4 more wins (45)
  • 24 wins will put him 5th all-time, passing J.S. Aubin with 63 currently
  • An NHL record tying 48 wins this season will put him solely in 4th with Denis Herron with 88 currently
  • Is tied for 8th all time with 5 shut outs. 3 more will pass Johan Hedberg who currently has 7. Les Binkley is in 3rd with 11.
  • It will take a few more years before he can pass Tom Barrasso’s 22 shut outs with Pittsburgh, and much longer to tie Marc-Andre Fleury’s 44.

Conor Sheary - 105 GP, 30 G, 33 A, 30 PIM, 6 GWG (20% of career goals. All in 2016-17)

  • 37 points away from 100
  • His 6 GWG last season were tied for most w/ E. Malkin and Patric Hornqvist
  • His 5vs5 numbers were nearly identical to E. Malkin:
    -Sheary: 61 GP, 21 G, 27 A @5vs5; 2 G, 3A @PP
    -Malkin: 62 GP, 22 G, 27A @5vs5; 11G, 12A @PP

Mike Sullivan, 83-37-16 regular season record; 32-17 playoff record

  • Currently 13th all-time in games behind the bench for the Penguins
  • Assuming he coaches all 82 games, he will be 7th at the end of this season
  • 17 wins away from 100. Sullivan was promoted on December 12, 2015. He will likely get to 100 wins before he surpasses the two year mark. Not too shabby.
  • 13 wins will pass Scotty Bowman for 4th in franchise history with 95 wins.
  • 12 playoff wins will pass Dan Bylsma’s record of 43 playoff victories
  • Sullivan is currently first in regular season PTS%, but not by much:
    Mike Sullivan - .669 PTS% in 136 games
    Dan Bylsma - .668 PTS% in 401 games
  • However, Sullvan has a much better record in the playoffs compared to Bylsma:
    Sullivan, 32-17
    Bylsma, 43-35

Notable Games Played as a Penguin:

  • Sidney Crosby - 782 (3rd all-time, 24 behind Jagr for 2nd)
  • Evgeni Malkin - 706 (6th all-time)
  • Kris Letang - 603 (10th all-time, 3rd most for D)
  • Olli Maatta - 220
  • Patric Hornqvist - 216
  • Ian Cole - 171
  • Brian Dumoulin - 163
  • Tom Kuhnhackl - 99
  • Carl Hagelin - 98
  • Derrick Pouliot - 67
  • Jake Guentzel - 40


Playoffs

Games Played:

  1. E. Malkin - 149
  2. S. Crosby - 148
  3. J. Jagr - 140
  4. C. Kunitz - 126
  5. K. Letang - 116

Goals:

  1. M. Lemieux - 76 (107 games played)
  2. J. Jagr - 65
  3. E. Malkin - 58
  4. S. Crosby - 57
  5. Kevin Stevens - 46

Game-Winning Goals:

  1. J. Jagr - 14
  2. M. Lemieux - 11
  3. E. Malkin - 10
  4. S. Crosby - 9
  5. K. Stevens - 9

Assists:

  1. S. Crosby - 107
  2. E. Malkin - 99
  3. M. Lemieux - 96
  4. J. Jagr - 82
  5. R. Francis - 68

Points:

  1. M. Lemieux - 172
  2. S. Crosby - 164
  3. E. Malkin - 157
  4. J. Jagr - 147
  5. K. Stevens - 106

Goalie Games Played:

  1. Marc-Andre Fleury - 115
    62-51 record; .908 SV%, 2.65 GAA, 10 SO
  2. Tom Barrasso - 101
    56-42 record; .907 SV%, 2.91 GAA, 6 SO
  3. Matt Murray - 32
    22-9 record; .928 SV%, 1.95 GAA, 4 SO

Weird Playoff numbers:

  • M. Lemieux: 87 PIM
  • S. Crosby: 71 PIM
  • E. Malkin: 200 PIM - 30 more than Stevens for most in franchise history