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On this Date in Penguins History

On this date in Penguins history: a Stanley Cup Final smackdown

Five years ago today, the Pens routed Nashville and put them on the brink of elimination.

On this date in Penguins history: Becoming one win from glory

In 2016, Ian Cole and Eric Fehr were unlikely goal scorers during the Pens’ Cup run.

On this date in Penguins history: Petr Sykora called his shot

14 years ago today, Petr Sykora kept the Penguins’ chances alive in the 2008 Stanley Cup Final.

On this date in Penguins history: “Bonino, Bonino, Bonino”

Nick Bonino’s late goal was the game-winner for the Penguins in Game 1 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final.

On this date in Penguins history: Chris Kunitz’s 2OT magic

It’s been five years since Chris Kunitz played the role of hero of Penguins

On this date in Penguins history: Forcing a Game 7 in Tampa Bay

Six years ago today, the Penguins went to Tampa and sent the Eastern Conference Final back to Pittsburgh.

On this date in Penguins history: Malkin’s magnificent hat-trick

Malkin’s hat-trick helped propel the Pens towards the Stanley Cup Final.

On this date in Penguins history: Storming their way into the Cup Final

It’s been 14 years since the Pens punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in this era of Pittsburgh hockey.

On this date in Penguins history: Digging deep to beat the Islanders

Brooks Orpik came up big in Game 6 against the Islanders in 2013.

On this date in Penguins history: Bonino’s back-breaking goal in Game 6

The Penguins and Capitals matchup in 2016 was one of the most intense in recent memory.

On this date in Penguins history: Putting the Caps on the brink

It’s been 13 years since Pittsburgh and Washington first squared off in the postseason in this era of Penguins hockey.

On this date in Penguins history: Staying alive with an overtime win vs. the Caps

Kris Letang’s game winner in overtime of Game 3 vs. the Capitals in 2009 was a pivotal point in the series

On this date in Penguins history: An overtime win on Long Island

Chris Kunitz scored the game winner in overtime during Game 3 of the Pens/Islanders playoff series in 2013.

On this date in Penguins history: Pushing the Caps to the brink of elimination

Six years ago today, Patric Hornqvist broke a significant streak of overtime playoff losses for the Penguins.

On this date in Penguins history: Hanging on for a series win

In 2014 on today’s date, the Penguins sent the Blue Jackets home for the summer.

On this date in Penguins history: A run without Crosby and Malkin ends

The Pens fell in 7 games to Tampa Bay on this date in 2011.

On this date in Penguins history: Natural hat-trick sends Flyers packing

Jake Guentzel recorded a natural hat trick en route to an 8-5 win over the Flyers.

On this date in Penguins history: A 10 goal playoff performance

It was the 2nd time the team scored 10 goals in a playoff game.

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.

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