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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on December 4th, 2022

Pittsburgh Penguins 1969-70

Team Roster
Front Row L to R - Al Smith, Keith McCreary, Duane Rupp, Jack Riley (general manager), Jack McGregor (president), Red Kelly (coach), Bob Woytowich, Ken Schinkel, Les Binkley.

Middle Row - Jim MacKenzie (assistant trainer), Nick Harbaruk, Jim Morrison, Dean Prentice, Ron Schock, Mike McMahon, Bryan Hextall, Tracy Pratt, Ken Carson (trainer).

Back Row - Val Fonteyne, Wally Boyer, Glen Sather, Bob Blackburn, Michel Briere, Jean Pronovost.

The Penguins had 28 wins, 36 losses, 12 ties in 78 regular season games, finishing 2nd in NHL West Division, and would reach the playoffs for the first time in 1970, advancing to the Western Conference Finals where they lost to the St. Louis Blues.

Ken Schinkel became the first player to score 100 points for the Penguins, when he scored in a 2–3 loss to Chicago Black Hawks on November 23., 1969. He also became the first to play 200 games for the Penguins, during a 0–2 loss to New York Rangers on March 18, 1970.

Keith McCreary became the1st player to score 50 goals for the Penguins vs Bruce Gamble of the Toronto Maple Leafs on home ice Pittsburgh Civic Arena on January 28, 1970. He scored 2 goals in a 4–4 tie.

Bryan Watson became the first player to earn 100 penalty minutes in one season for the Penguins. He did so by receiving 26 PIMs in a 1–7 loss to Chicago on February 11, 1970.


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