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Pittsburgh Penguins Tickets
The Pittsburgh Penguins are considered one of the greatest teams in all of the NHL. The team are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. The team was founded in 1967 during the NHL's expansion from six to 12 teams. They have won five Stanley Cups in the years 1991, 1992, 2009, 2016 and 2017. The Penguins also received the President's Award in 1993, which is awarded to the team that has had the best overall regular-season record. At least two of the best players to play the game have been on the Pittsburgh team. Those players are Mario Lemieux and Sidney Crosby. The team originally played in the Civic Arena until 2010 when they moved to the PPG Paints Arena. It is here where you can now catch a thrilling Penguins home game. It is a great time to be a Penguins fan and it is bound to be an exciting year for ice hockey. Get tickets to see the Penguins and to other live sporting events at StubHub.
When does the Pittsburgh Penguins' hockey season begin?
The NHL pre-season begins in mid-September with the regular season starting in early October. The playoff season traditionally begins during the second week of April in the following year.
How many home games do the Pittsburgh Penguins play?
There are 41 regular season home games scheduled as part of the 2019-2020 season.
Who are the Pittsburgh Penguins' main rivals?
The Pittsburgh Penguins have several rivals, but perhaps none quite so passionate as that against the Philadelphia Flyers. Every time the teams meet, it is guaranteed to bring out a heated sense of competition as to who can claim dominance of the state of Pennsylvania. It isn't just the players either. When these two teams play one another, you are likely to hear plenty of crowd chanting and heckling of the opposing team as well as their fans.
Who are the Pittsburgh Penguins' most well-known players?
It is likely that the most well-known player in Penguins history has been none other than Mario Lemieux. Lemieux joined the team in 1984 and scored 100 points in his rookie year alone. He also then managed to lead the Penguins to two consecutive Stanley Cups in both 1991 and 1992. Despite dealing with health issues during the 1993 season, he still came back to take the scoring title. He initially retired in 1997 and became the majority owner of the team in 1999. The draw of the ice was too strong, and Lemieux came back to the team from 2000-2006. He retired a second time in 2006. At the time of his retirement, he led the team in almost every statistic a player could lead in.Back to Top
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