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Question and answers to Penguins Trivia quiz in random order below
Aleksey Morozov was drafted by the Pens in the 1st round of the 95 draft. A. True
Ron Francis wore #6 his first year with the Penguins. A. False he wore #9
Jan Hrdina was not a 1st round pick by the Pens. A. True.
Penguins entered the NHL in 1965. A. False - The Penguins were one of 6 teams to become franchises in 1967 as the NHL expanded from the "Original Six"
The Penguins got their name from a newspaper contest. A. False. While there was a contest going on in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, but the name came from part-owner Jack McGregor's wife Carol.
Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, and Sidney Crosby have all won the Art Ross Trophy for Leagues Leading Scorer. A. True.
It took 8 games for the Penguins to defeat the Flyers in the opening round of the playoffs. A. False It took 6 games. After falling behind 3-0 in game 6 in Philadelphia, the Penguins went on to win the clinching game 5-3, and move on in the playoffs.
Sidney Crosby scored both Penguin goals in game 7 of the 2008-2009 Stanley Cup Final. A. False - Maxime Talbot scored both Penguin goals. The 2 goals proved to be enough, barely, as the Penguins finished off the Red Wings 2-1, to win the Stanley Cup.
Aleksey Morozov wore # 95 as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. A. True - Aleksey played for the Penguins from 1997-2004.