CLIP REEL: THE GLORIOUS PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
"I had an accident."
With a win tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins are one series away from the Stanley Cup Finals, and Gary Bettman's grand plan to ride Sidney Crosby to world domination is one step closer to fruition. We thought it was a good time to look at our friends, The Pens. So we're dedicating today's Clip Reel to 'em.
THE FIRST PENGUINS GAME EVER
October 11, 1967.
THE FIRST GLORY PERIOD
The 1991 Cup Finals win.
That same win, in poem form.
The guy who posted this tribute video was careful to note it happened the night after his Prom. Wow.
Ya know, Mario Lemieux was pretty good.
He helped 'em win another Cup in 1992.
One call of one of his game winners is pretty amazing.
Here's the victory parade.
Jaromir Jagr was pretty good on those teams, too.
More visual evidence of the above.
And still more.
Ultimately, though, Lemieux returned from retirement as a player/owner.
Man, he was awesome.
He was a scrappy dude too.
THE NEW GOLDEN ERA
It's only right, then, that Lemieux is the dude who helped Crosby adjust to Pittsburgh.
And adjust he has.
He made a video with us once, too.
Remember his shootout goal in Montreal? Unbelievable.
Evgeni Malkin has helped out, too.
And personally delivered tickets to some fans.
And to be honest, Marc Andre Fleury has been awesome in these playoffs.
These guys are pretty funny, too. They can make car commercials!
As this All-Access might show you, they're also pretty tight.
SOME OVERALL VIDEOS WE COULDN'T RESIST
This clip is close to 10 minutes long, but basically has every relevant Pens moment in history on it.
Remember that movie "Sudden Death?" We do!
Julie Cialini once helped save the Pens. Here she is on Family Feud!
The Penguins mascot shops at American Eagle.
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