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Saturday, November 01, 2008

The Pittsburgh Penguins October in Review

Pittsburgh Penguins Record in October: 5-4-2 (12 points out of a possible 22) 

Wins against: Ottawa, Philadelphia, Toronto, Boston, Carolina 
Regulation losses against: Ottawa, Washington, San Jose, Phoenix 
Overtime/shootout losses against: New Jersey, New York Rangers 

Position in Atlantic Division at end of October: 3rd 
Position in Eastern Conference at end of October: 7th

Position in League at end of October: 13th  

Goals For in October: 26 
Goals Against in October: 26

Home record in October: 3-2-1 
Road record in October: 2-2-1  

Leading scorer in October: Evgeni Malkin (3 goals, 13 assists for 16 points)  

Goaltender statistics in October: 
  • Marc-Andre Fleury (Games played: 9, Wins: 4, GAA: 2.26, SV%: .929)
  • Dany Sabourin (Games played: 2, Wins: 1, GAA: 1.45, SV%: .957)
Most penalty minutes: Eric Godard (37 penalty minutes)

Penguins Transactions in October:  
October 3rd: LW Janne Pesonen sent to AHL's WBS Penguins 
October 8th: G John Curry sent to AHL's WBS Penguins
October 9th: Acquired C Mike Zigomanis from Phoenix for future considerations
October 9th: LW Jeff Taffe sent to AHL's WBS Penguins
October 13th: C Kris Beech signed with Sweden's HV 71-Elitserein
October 23rd: RW Bill Thomas sent to AHL's WBS Penguins
October 27th: 2007 draft pick D Alex Grant signed to three year contract
October 30th: LW Chris Minard recalled from AHL's WBS Penguins

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