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Atlantic Division
Honors
  • Stanley Cup (5): 1990-91, 1991–92, 2008–09, 2015-16, 2016-17
  • Presidents' Trophy (1): 1992-93
  • Prince of Wales Trophy (4): 1990-91, 1991–92, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • Patrick Division Titles (2): 1990-91, 1992–93
  • Northeast Division Titles (3): 1993-94, 1995–96, 1997–98
  • Atlantic Division Titles (1): 2007-08
Home Ice
  • Mellon Arena: 1967–Present
Front Office
  • Owners: Template:Flagicon Mario Lemieux, Template:Flagicon Ron Burkle
  • General Manager: Template:Flagicon Ray Shero
  • Head Coach: Template:Flagicon Dan Bylsma
  • Captain: Template:Flagicon Sidney Crosby
  • Established: 1967
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The Pittsburgh Penguins currently compete in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Hockey League. Their 2008-09 season saw them finish in second place in the Atlantic Division. The Penguins qualified for the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Penguins won the franchise's third Stanley Cup by besting the Detroit Red Wings 4 games to 3 in the Stanley Cup Finals.

Team History

The National Hockey League returned to the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 1967-68 season. The Pittsburgh Penguins were one of six new expansion teams granted for that season. The 1967 NHL expansion doubled the size of the league from 6 teams to 12 teams. The NHL previously had a club named the Pirates in the city from 1925 to 1930.

Current Roster

Updated: 8/6/2009
No. Player Position Height Weight Country Acquired
1 John Curry G 5' 11" 183 Template:Team United States July 1, 2007 Signed as Free Agent
3 Alex Goligoski D 5' 10" 177 Template:Team United States 2004 Entry Draft, 2nd Round, 61st Overall
7 Mark Eaton D 6' 2" 204 Template:Team United States July 3, 2006 signed as Free Agent
9 Pascal Dupuis RW 6' 1" 205 Template:Team Canada February 27, 2008 Trade with Atlanta
11 Jordan Staal C 6' 4" 220 Template:Team Canada 2006 Entry Draft, 1st Round, 2nd overall
13 Bill Guerin RW 6' 2" 220 Template:Team Canada March 4, 2009 Trade with Islanders
15 Mike Zigomanis C 6' 0" 200 Template:Team Canada October 9, 2008 Trade with Phoenix
17 Michael Rupp C 6' 5" 230 Template:Team United States July 1, 2009 Signed as Free Agent
24 Matt Cooke LW 5' 11" 205 Template:Team Canada July 5, 2008 Signed as Free Agent
25 Maxime Talbot C 5' 11" 190 Template:Team Canada 2002 Entry Draft, 8th Round, 234th overall
26 Ruslan Fedotenko LW 6' 2" 195 Template:Team Ukraine July 3, 2008 Signed as Free Agent
27 Craig Adams RW/C 6' 0" 200 Template:Team Canada March 4, 2009 Claimed off Waivers (Chicago)
28 Eric Godard RW 6' 4" 214 Template:Team Canada July 1, 2008 Signed as Free Agent
29 Marc-Andre Fleury G 6' 2" 180 Template:Team Canada 2003 Entry Draft, 1st Round, 1st Overall
42 Dustin Jeffrey C 6' 1" 205 Template:Team Canada 2007 Entry Draft, 6th Round, 171st Overall
44 Brooks Orpik D 6' 2" 219 Template:Team United States 2000 Entry Draft, 1st Round, 18th Overall
48 Tyler Kennedy C 5' 11" 183 Template:Team Canada 2004 Entry Draft, 4th Round, 99th Overall
55 Sergei Gonchar D 6' 2" 211 Template:Team Russia August 3, 2005 Signed as Free Agent
58 Kristopher Letang D 6' 0" 201 Template:Team Canada 2005 Entry Draft, 3rd Round, 62nd Overall
71 Evgeni Malkin C 6' 3" 195 Template:Team Russia 2004 Entry Draft, 1st Round, 2nd Overall
74 Jay McKee D 6' 3" 199 Template:Team Canada July 9, 2009 Signed as Free Agent
87 Sidney Crosby C 5' 11" 200 Template:Team Canada 2005 Entry Draft, 1st Round, 1st Overall
-- Brent Johnson G 6' 3" 205 Template:Team Canada July 21, 2009 Signed as Free Agent


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Record Per Season

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Leading Scorers

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Head Coaches

Captains

  • Ab McDonald 1967/68
  • No Captain 1968/69-1972/73
  • Ron Schock 1973/74-1976/77
  • Jean Pronovost 1977/78
  • Orest Kindrachuk 1978/79-1980/81
  • Randy Carlyle 1981/82-1983/84
  • Mike Bullard 1984/85-1986/87
  • Terry Ruskowski 1986/87
  • Dan Frawley 1987/88
  • Mario Lemieux 1987/88-1993/94
  • Ron Francis 1994/95
  • Mario Lemieux 1995/96-1996/97
  • Ron Francis 1997/98
  • Jaromir Jagr 1998/99-2000/01
  • Mario Lemieux 2001/02-2005/06
  • No Captain 2006/07
  • Sidney Crosby 2007/08-Present

NHL Award Winners

Hart Memorial Trophy

Art Ross Trophy

  • Mario Lemieux (6): 1987-88, 1988–89, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1995–96, 1996–97
  • Jaromir Jagr (5): 1994-95, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999-00, 2000–01
  • Sidney Crosby (1): 2006-07
  • Evgeni Malkin (1): 2008-09

James Norris Memorial Trophy

  • Randy Carlyle (1): 1980-81

Calder Trophy

Conn Smythe Trophy

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Frank J. Selke Trophy

  • Ron Francis (1): 1994-95

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

  • Rick Kehoe (1): 1980-81
  • Ron Francis (2): 1994-95, 1997–98

Lester B. Pearson Award

Lester Patrick Trophy

  • Jack Riley (1): 1985-86
  • Joe Mullen (1): 1994-95
  • Mario Lemieux (1): 1999-00
  • Craig Patrick (1): 1999-00
  • Herb Brooks (1): 2001-02

NHL Plus/Minus Award

Hall of Fame Members

Players

  • Andy Bathgate, Right Wing, inducted in 1978
  • Leo Boivin, Defense, inducted in 1986
  • Paul Coffey, Defense, inducted in 2004
  • Ron Francis, Center, inducted in 2007
  • Tim Horton, Defense, inducted in 1977
  • Mario Lemieux, Center, inducted in 1997
  • Joe Mullen, Right Wing, inducted in 2000
  • Larry Murphy, Defense, inducted in 2004
  • Bryan Trottier, Center, inducted in 1997

Builders

  • Scotty Bowman, inducted in 1991
  • Bob Johnson, inducted in 1992
  • Craig Patrick, inducted in 2001
  • Herb Brooks, inducted in 2006

Media

  • Mike Lange, Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, inducted in 2001

Retired Numbers

  • 21 - Michel Briere, Briere's number was taken out of circulation following his untimely death in 1971. The number was officially retired on January 5, 2001.
  • 66 - Mario Lemieux, His number was first retired on November 19, 1997. However when Lemieux returned to the team it was un-retired and then retired a second time on October 5, 2006.
  • 99 - Wayne Gretzky, His number is retired throughout the entire NHL, made official on February 6, 2000.

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