Today we will take a look at the Top 10 Pittsburgh Penguins of all time.
10) Jean Pronovost
I played 10 seasons with the Penguins. He played 753 games scoring 316 goals, 287 assists, and 603 points. Pronovost was a four-time NHL All-Star.
9) Rick Kehoe
He is fifth in team history in scoring, behind Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, Sidney Crosby, and Evgeni Malkin. In 722 games, he tallied 312 goals, 324 assists, and 636 points. He was a two-time All Start and won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
8) Ron Francis
Francis was traded to the Penguins in 1991 along with Ulf Samuelsson. In eight seasons with the team, he would play in 533 games, scoring 164 goals, tallied 449 assists, and put up 613 points. In the NHL Hall of Fame, he is a two-time Stanley Cup champion and is a two-time winner of the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
7) Tom Barrasso
Barrasso played 19 NHL seasons, 12 of them with the Penguins. In 460 games, he went 226-153-53 with a .895 save percentage and a 3.27 GAA. He also won two Stanley Cups.
6) Kevin Stevens
Stevens played left wing with Mario Lemieux during the 1991 and 1992 Stanley Cup-winning teams. In 10 seasons with the Penguins, Stevens played 522 games and put up 260 goals, 295 assists, and 555 points. He was a three-time All-Star and a two-time Stanley Cup champion.
5) Marc-Andre Fleury
Fleury played in 691 games for the Penguins, with a 375-216-68 record, a .912 save percentage, and 2.58 GAA. He was a two-time NHL All-Star, was voted to the NHL All-Decade 1st Team, won an Olympic gold medal, and is a three-time Stanley Cup champion.
4) Evgeni Malkin
In his time in Pittsburgh, he has played in over 900 games. He’s scored 416 goals, put up 660 assists, and has a whopping 1,076 assists. He won the Calder Trophy in 2007 and was voted seven times to the NHL All-Star Game. Malkin has also won three Stanley Cups.
3) Jaromir Jagr
In 11 seasons in Pittsburgh, Jagr played in 806 games, scored 439 goals, had 40 assists, and put up 1,079 points. He was a nine-time All-Star, won the Art Ross Trophy five times, won the Ted Lindsay trophy twice, won an Olympic gold medal, and is a two-time Stanley Cup champion.
2) Sidney Crosby
On almost any other team’s top 10, Crosby would be number one. Crosby is known for outworking opponents for puck possession. He has played 984 games, scored 462 goals, has 801 assists, and tallied 1,263 points. An eight-time NHL All-Star, Crosby won the Messier Award twice, the Art Ross trophy twice, the Rocket Richard trophy twice, the Ted Lindsay trophy three times, the Hart Trophy twice, the Conn Smythe Trophy twice, and has two Olympic gold medals. He’s also won three Stanley Cup trophies.
1) Mario Lemieux
Super Mario played parts of 17 seasons, all with the Penguins. In 915 games, Lemieux often beat other teams with his size, speed, strength, and scoring ability. He put up 690 goals, 1,033 assists, and 1,723 points. He is a ten-time NHL All-Star and won the Art Ross trophy six times. He also saved hockey in Pittsburgh and is regarded by most as one of the top 3 Hockey Players of All Time.