Wednesday, June 6, 2012

This Day in Penguins History - June 6

On this day in...

1967 - Jack Riley starts as Pens general manager as the NHL expansion draft took place in Montreal. - Obtained Paul Andrea, Dunc McCallum and George Konik from the New York Rangers for Larry Jeffrey.
1969 - Pittsburgh obtained Ron Schock and Craig Cameron from St. Louis for Lou Angotti and a first round choice in the 1971 Amateur Draft.
1992 - Mario Lemieux, the first Penguins player to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, appeared on his second of four covers.
2009 - Detroit Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood stopped all 22 Pittsburgh shots in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, defeating the Pens, 5-0, to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

1934 - G Les Binkley
1946 - LW Bob "Battleship" Kelly
1950 - RW Al McDonough
1958 - RW Wayne Babych

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