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03-02-2013, 07:37 AM
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Penguins @ Canadiens|2/3/13 at 7:00EST|Endorsed by Shane Endicott

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Montreal Canadiens


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Team Leaders
Penguins Habs
Sidney Crosby (31)PointsMax Pacioretty (16)
James Neal (13)GoalsTomas Plekanec (8)
Sidney Crosby (22)AssistsRaphael Diaz (12)
Chris Kunitz (+11)Plus/MinusBandon Prust & Brendan Gallagher (+9)
James Neal (8)Powerplay GoalsAndrei Markov (5)
(all stats courtesy of and

Projected Line-ups

Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - James Neal
Beau Bennett - Brandon Sutter - Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke - Dustin Jeffrey - Tyler Kennedy
Tanner Glass - Joe Victory - Craig Adams

Brooks Orpik - Paul Martin
Matt Niskanen - Kris Letang
Robert Bortuzzo - Deryk Engelland
Mark Eaton/Simon Despres


Brandon Prust-Tomas Plekanec-Brian Gionta
Brendan Gallagher-David Desharnais-Max Pacioretty
Alex Galchenyuk-Lars Eller-Michael Ryder
Travis Moen-Ryan White-Colby Armstrong

Andrei Markov - Alexei Emelin
Josh Gorges - Raphael Diaz
Francis Bouillon- P.K Subban

On this day:
  • The Penguins record on this day is roughly 50/50
  • The teams first game on March 2nd was against the Oakland Seals which finished in a 6-6 tie.
  • The Penguins lost against Boston on the same day the next year 4-0 before a years gap on this day and then a 4 year win streak with results against Detroit (7-4),Vancouver (6-1), Rangers (8-6) and Minnesota (6-2).
  • Pittsburgh have played rivals Philadelphia once on this day in the 1994-1995 season and lost 5-4.
  • One of the more entertaining games was a 7-5 win over the Rangers in the 2000-2001 season - four point games for both Lemieux and Jagr.
  • In total the Penguins record on this day is W10 L9 T3 and Pittsburgh have scored 81 goals to their opponents 79.

Goaltending Matchup

Marc-Andre Fleury vs. Carey Price
10-5-0, .912 SV%, 2.40 GAA vs. 11-3-2, .924 SV%, 1.90 GAA

It's a Hockey Night!

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