NHL Trivia

hockey playerWho holds the record for the longest winning streak in the NHL?

The Pittsburgh Penguins hold this record with an astounding 17 game winning streak. They set this record in the 1992-93 season. The team was coached by Scotty Bowman with Craig Patrick as the general manager. The team completed the regular season with a 56-21-7 and won the President’s Trophy which is given to the team who has the most points at the end of the regular season.

It was announced during the season that team Captain Mario Lemieux was suffering from Hodgkin’s disease, which forced him to miss 24 games during the regular season and the all star game. Despite this, he won both the Art Ross Trophy for having the most points (160) in the regular season and  he would also win the Hart Trophy as the league’s most valuable player. Mario also lead his team in goals (69) and assists (91) and had an amazing +55. Goalie Tom Barrasso had 43 wins and a 3.1 goals against average for the season. Continue reading