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On this Date in Penguins History

On this date in Penguins history: Sidney Crosby drafted 1st overall

July 30th, 2005 will be a date forever etched in Penguins history.

On this date in Penguins history: Mario Lemieux scores five goals, five different ways

The Penguins legend had himself a night with 5 goals and 8 points.

On this date in Penguins history: Sidney Crosby’s 25-game point streak ends

A point streak spanning 25 games came to an end on this date in 2010.

On this date in Penguins history: Mario Lemieux shines in comeback game vs. Maple Leafs

Lemieux scored three points in his first game in nearly four years.

On this date in Penguins history: Penguins pepper Sabres in 8-3 victory

Evgeni Malkin scored a hat-trick in the big win.

On this date in Penguins history: 2013 NHL Draft

On this date in 2013, the Penguins drafted Jake Guentzel and Tristan Jarry.

On this date in Penguins history: Day two of 2015 NHL Draft

The Penguins drafted Dominik Simon on this date in 2015.

On this date in Penguins history: the 2004 NHL Draft

The Penguins drafted Evgeni Malkin on this date sixteen years ago.

On this date in Penguins history: Kicking off the 2017 Stanley Cup Final with a win

The Penguins took a 1-0 series lead on this date in 2017.

On this date in Penguins history: a 7-3 win vs. Ottawa in 2013

The Game 4 win gave the Penguins a 3-1 series lead.

On this date in Penguins history: Phil Kessel breaks through the Senators trap in 2017

In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final, Phil Kessel was the difference maker.

On this date in Penguins history: An overtime series winner against the Islanders

An overtime Game 6 against the Islanders in 2013 led to an unlikely character clinching the series for the Penguins

On this date in Penguins history: A good day to eliminate the Capitals

The Penguins eliminated in the Capitals on May 10th in both 2016 and 2017.

On this date in Penguins history: An overtime goal against the Capitals to take a series lead in 2009

Evgeni Malkin gave the Penguins a stranglehold on a series with the Capitals in 2009.

On this date in Penguins history: Evening the series with the Capitals in 2009

On this date in 2009, the Penguins battled back to even their series with the Capitals at 2-2.

On this date in Penguins history: Chris Kunitz’s OT goal in 2013

The overtime goal gave the Penguins a 2-1 lead in their series with the New York Islanders.

On this date in Penguins history: An eventful day on the calendar

Three big playoff games have taken place on May 4th during this era of Penguins hockey.

On this date in Penguins history: Kicking off the 2013 Playoffs with a shutout.

The Penguins started the 2013 Playoffs with a shutout against the Islanders.

On this date in Penguins history: Sending the Blue Jackets home in 2014

Six years ago today, the Penguins defeated the pesky Blue Jackets in six games.

On this date in Penguins history: Kicking off the 2017 Pens-Caps series with a win

The Penguins started their 2017 series with the Capitals with a road win.

On this date in Penguins history: A comeback effort to take a 1-0 lead against the Capitals

The Penguins kicked off their third straight postseason series against the Capitals with an opening game win.

On this date in Penguins history: A Philadelphia comeback

In 2009, the Penguins clinched their victory in the first round against the Flyers with a comeback win.

On this date in Penguins history: Pascal Dupuis punched their ticket to the second round

On April 24th, 2010, Pascal Dupuis’ goal in overtime defeated the Senators in six games.

On this date in Penguins history: An outburst of goals sent the Rangers home in five games

The Penguins sent the Rangers home in style in their first round series in 2016.

On this date in Penguins history: Jake Guentzel’s four-goal game against the Flyers

The Penguins winger had himself an afternoon against the Flyers in Game 6 of the 2018 Playoff series.

On this date in Penguins history: Bill Guerin’s big overtime goal

The grizzly veteran’s goal in overtime helped give the Penguins a 2-0 series lead.

On this date in Penguins history: Jake Guentzel’s coming out party

The Penguins winger made his first big playoff appearance back in the spring of 2017.

On this date in Penguins history: they allowed 8 goals for the second game in a row

The Penguins allowed eight goals in a playoff game, not once, but twice within 3 days

On this date in Penguins history: The first of back-to-back playoff games allowing 8 goals

The Penguins and Flyers memorable series of 2012 featured some wild things — and a little bit of hockey.

On this date in Penguins history: a 7-0 win in the Battle of Pennsylvania

On April 11th in 2018, the Penguins kicked off their postseason with a bang.

On this date in Penguins History: Gary Roberts vs. all of the Ottawa Senators

On this date in 2008, Gary Roberts tried to take on all of the Ottawa Senators at the same time.

This Month in Penguins History: Carolina Loses First Franchise Home Game to Pittsburgh

Hard to believe it was only 21 years ago that Carolina hockey was shiny and new, right? Well, it didn’t take long for Pittsburgh to have something to say about the new kids on the block.