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Let's look back at the first and last time the Penguins and their opponents pulled off a specific occurrence.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have been in the NHL since 1967 and have played in thousands of games since then. Let’s take a look at the last time the Penguins, and the opponents, partook in a particular occasion:

When was the last time the Penguins won in overtime?

Home: 1/31/20 vs PHI 4-3, Sidney Crosby; 0:55
Away: 1/17/29 vs DET 2-1, Crosby; 1:32

When was the last time the Penguins lost in overtime?

Home: 2/11/20 vs TBL 2-1, Yanni Gourde; 2:45
Away: 11/21/19 vs NYI 4-3, Brock Nelson 4:16

When was the first shootout in Penguins history?

Home: 11/10/05 vs MTL, 3-2 Penguins win (Mario Lemieux’s last NHL goal)
Road: 10/7/05 vs CAR, 3-2 Hurricanes win

When was the last time the Penguins won in a shootout?

Home: 12/14/19 vs LAK, Bryan Rust
Road: 1/12/20 vs ARI, Teddy Blueger

When was the last time the Penguins lost in a shootout?

Home: 3/24/17 vs NYI, John Tavares
Road: 3/19/19 vs CAR, Dougie Hamilton

When was the last time the Penguins scored a short-handed goal?

Home: 1/19/20 vs Boston, Jack Johnson (Yes, it’s true)
Road: 10/13/19 vs WPG, Zach Aston-Reese

When was the last time the Penguins allowed a short-handed goal?

Home: 3/7/20 vs WSH, Nic Dowd
Road: 3/5/20 vs BUF, Jake McCabe (That’s right, two games in a row)

When was the last time the Penguins were scored against by a former player?

Home: 10/3/19 vs BUF, Conor Sheary (Two goals)
Road: 2/23/20 vs WSH, Carl Hagelin

When was the last time the Penguins recorded a shutout?

Home: 12/12/19 vs CBJ, Tristan Jarry, 17 saves in 1-0 victory
Road: 10/26/17 vs DAL, Matt Murray, 25 saves in 3-0 victory

When was the last time the Penguins were shutout?

Home: 10/19/19 vs VGK, Marc-Andre Fleury, 29 saves in 3-0 victory
Road: 2/29/20 vs SJS, Martin Jones, 30 saves in 5-0 victory

When was the last time the Penguins won 1-0 in regulation?

Home: 12/2/14 vs NJD
Road: 11/24/10 vs BUF

When was the last time the Penguins lost 1-0 in regulation?

Home: 3/23/14 vs STL
Road: 12/27/15 vs WPG

When was the last time the Penguins scored 10 goals in a game?

Home: 11/1/95 vs TBL in 10-0 win (Lemieux 1 goal, 6 assists)
Road: 4/9/93 vs NYR in 10-4 win (Lemieux 5 goals)

When was the last time the Penguins allowed 10 goals in a game?

Home: 1/13/96 vs SJS in 10-8 loss
Road: 10/5/17 vs CHI in 10-1 loss

When was the last Penguins hat trick?

Home: 3/3/20 vs OTT, Bryan Rust
Road: 1/11/18 vs ANA, Jake Guentzel

When was the last time the Penguins allowed a hat trick?

Home: 11/15/18 vs TBL, Brayden Point (Three PPGs in 91 seconds)
Road: 11/29/19 vs CBJ, Gustav Nyqvist

When was the last time a Penguins player scored four goals?

Home: 10/14/00 vs NYR, Jaromir Jagr
Road: 2/3/13 vs WSH, Chris Kunitz

When was the last time the Penguins allowed a player to score four goals?

Home: 10/28/00 vs NJD, John Madden AND Randy McKay (That’s right, two four goal scorers allowed in one game!)
Road: 1/16/15 vs NYI, Kyle Okposo

When was the last time a Penguins player (Lemieux) scored five goals?

Home: 3/26/96 vs STL, Mario Lemieux
Road; 4/9/93 vs NYR, Lemieux

When was the last time the Penguins allowed a player to score five goals?

Home: Never
Road: Never

When was the last Penguins penalty shot?

Home: 3/7/20 vs WSH, Jared McCann (No Goal)
Road: 3/14/18 vs NYR, Evgeni Malkin (No Goal)

When was the last Penguins penalty shot against?

Home: 12/14/19 vs LAK, Anze Kopitar (No Goal)
Road: 10/29/16 vs PHI, Jakub Voracek (Goal)

When was the last Penguins penalty shot goal?

Home: 12/5/16 vs OTT, Bryan Rust
Road: 12/1/17 vs BUF, Tom Kuhnhackl

When was the last opponent’s penalty shot goal?

Home: 3/19/06 vs TOR, Chad Kilger
Road: 10/29/16 vs PHI, Voracek

When was the last time the Penguins tied an opponent?

Home: 3/27/04 vs BUF, 2-2
Road: 12/26/03 vs OTT, 3-3 (The Penguins were outshot 44-11)

When was the last time the Penguins played in a scoreless tie?

Home: 11/7/98 vs BOS
Road: 1/21/03 vs BUF

When was the last time a Penguins player recorded a Gordie Howe Hat Trick (1 goal, 1 assist, 1 fight)?

Home: Brenden Morrow, 4/17/13 vs MTL (2 goals, 1 assist , 1 fight against P.K. Subban)
Road: Evgeni Malkin, 3/8/17 vs WPG (2 goals, 1 assist, 1 fight against Blake Wheeler)

When was the last time a Penguins opponent recorded a Gordie Howe Hat Trick?

Home: R.J. Umberger, 10/22/14 vs PHI (1 goal, 1 assist, 1 fight against Simon Despres)
Road: Evander Kane, 11/6/14 vs WPG (1 goal, 1 assist, 1 fight against Simon Despres. Weird.)

And there you have it. Some pretty big surprises such as the Jack Johnson SHG and the fact that the last time the Penguins allowed a four goal scorer in Pittsburgh, they allowed two in one game! There’s also the fact that Simon Despres was giving away Gordie Howe Hat Tricks like candy in 2014!

*Thanks to pittsburghhockey.net and hockey-reference.com for all these records.