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1970-1971 Pittsburgh Penguins: 21-37-20
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 18-12-9 (126 goals scored, 92 allowed) Road record: 3-25-11 (95 goals scored, 148 allowed) Head Coach: Red Kelly Power Play: 56/318 (17.6%) Penalty Killing: 228/276 (82.6%) Shorthanded Goals For-Against: 5-9 Even Strength Goals For-Against: 160-183 221 goals scored (9th of 14 teams), 240 goals allowed (9th), 1079 PIM (8th) NHL Averages: 3.12 goals/game (243.5 goals/team), 1084.1 PIM/team Pos # Player Hgt Wgt Age GP G A Pts PIM PP SH TGF PGF TGA PGA S S% +/- C 7 Bryan Hextall 5'11 185 29 76 16 32 48 133 6 0 74 32 65 0 181 8.8 -23 RW 19 Jean Pronovost 6'0 185 25 78 21 24 45 35 4 0 70 15 54 7 225 9.3 +8 C 9 Andy Bathgate 5'8 140 38 76 15 29 44 34 7 0 68 31 48 0 209 7.2 -11 C 18 Wally Boyer 5'8 165 33 68 11 30 41 30 4 0 55 11 45 11 111 9.9 +10 C 17 Ron Schock 5'11 180 27 71 14 26 40 20 2 2 50 8 62 22 148 9.5 +2 LW 20 Dean Prentice 5'11 180 38 69 21 17 38 18 7 0 60 22 46 0 135 15.6 -8 RW 12 Ken Schinkel 5'10 172 38 50 15 19 34 6 3 0 48 23 44 0 120 12.5 -19 RW 10 Keith McCreary 5'10 180 30 59 21 12 33 24 3 0 56 9 41 1 116 18.1 +7 LW 22 Greg Polis 6'0 195 20 61 18 15 33 40 5 0 56 17 45 0 157 11.5 -6 D 2 Duane Rupp 6'1 195 32 59 5 28 33 34 1 0 83 36 68 11 152 3.3 -10 D 6 Dunc McCallum 6'1 193 30 77 9 20 29 95 1 0 70 4 93 14 104 8.7 -13 D 3 Bob Woytowich 6'0 185 29 78 4 22 26 30 2 0 90 24 77 19 149 2.7 +8 RW 11 Nick Harbaruk 6'0 195 27 78 13 12 25 108 2 1 40 4 61 16 147 8.8 -9 C 26 Syl Apps 6'0 185 23 31 9 16 25 21 4 0 34 12 21 2 75 12.0 +3 C 24 Rod Zaine 5'10 180 24 37 8 5 13 21 2 0 20 3 25 0 34 23.5 -8 LW 8 Val Fonteyne 5'10 160 37 70 4 9 13 0 1 1 21 2 48 21 59 6.8 -8 LW 16 Glen Sather 5'11 180 27 46 8 3 11 96 1 1 13 2 27 16 64 12.5 0 D 27 Jim Morrison 5'10 183 39 73 0 10 10 32 0 0 52 4 82 22 134 0.0 -12 D 4 Bob Blackburn 5'11 198 32 64 4 5 9 54 0 0 56 0 68 12 87 4.6 0 D 5 Bryan Watson 5'9 175 28 43 2 6 8 119 0 0 27 0 47 15 48 4.2 -5 LW 23 John Stewart 6'0 180 20 15 2 1 3 9 1 0 8 4 13 0 25 8.0 -9 LW 25 Robin Burns 6'0 195 24 10 0 3 3 4 0 0 6 0 5 0 10 0.0 +1 D 15 Yvon Labre 5'11 190 21 21 1 1 2 19 0 0 13 2 11 2 30 3.3 +2 C 23 Rick Kessell 5'10 175 21 6 0 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 3 0 15 0.0 +1 D 16 Sheldon Kannegiesser 6'0 198 23 18 0 2 2 29 0 0 10 0 23 4 14 0.0 -9 LW 15 Steve Cardwell 5'11 190 20 5 0 1 1 15 0 0 1 0 5 0 2 0.0 -4 LW 14 Lowell MacDonald 5'11 185 29 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 8 0 11 0.0 -6 G 1 Paul Hoganson 5'11 175 21 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 1 Cam Newton 5'11 170 20 5 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 30 Les Binkley 6'0 175 34 34 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -- G 29 Al Smith 6'1 200 25 47 0 0 0 41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- --
Skater data: GP: Games played; G: Goals scored; A: Assists; Pts: Total points; PIM: Penalties in minutes; PP: Power play goals; SH: Shorthanded goals; TGF: Total goals on ice for; PGF: Power play goals on ice for; TGA: Total goals on ice against; PGA: Power play goals on ice against; S: Shots taken; S%: Shooting percentage
Pos  #  Goalie              Age   GP   Min   GA   GAA   W   L   T  Sht    Pct  EN  SO
G   30  Les Binkley          34   34  1869   89  2.86  11  11  10  894   .900   0   2
G   29  Al Smith             25   45  2473  128  3.11   9  22   9 1255   .898   0   2
G    1  Cam Newton           20    5   281   16  3.42   1   3   1  116   .862   0   0
G    1  Paul Hoganson        21    2    57    7  7.37   0   1   0   28   .750   0   0
Goalie data: GP: Games played; Min: Minutes played; GA: Goals allowed; GAA: Goals allowed per 60 minutes; W: Wins; L: Losses; T: Ties; Sht: Shots faced; Pct: Save percentage; EN: Empty net goals allowed; SO: Shutouts
1970 Draft:

                                        NHL    WHA
Rnd  Ovr  Pos  Player                  Games  Games  Team
  1    7  LW   Greg Polis               615          Estevan Bruins (WCHL)              
  2   21  LW   John Stewart             258     95   Flin Flon Bombers (WCHL)           
  3   35  D    Larry Bignell             20     41   Edmonton Oil Kings (WCHL)          
  4   49  LW   Connie Forey               4      1   Ottawa 67's (OHA)                  
  5   63  LW   Steve Cardwell            53    152   Oshawa Generals (OHA)              
  6   77  C    Bob Fitchner              78    414   Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)         
  7   90  D    Jim Pearson                           St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)   
  8  102  G    Cam Newton                16    102   Kitchener Rangers (OHA)            
  9  110  D    Ron Lemieux                           Dauphin Jr. A (MJHL)               

Traded draft picks:


Transactions
06-09-1970Sabres claimed Joe Daley on waivers
06-09-1970claimed Lowell MacDonald from Kings in intra-league draft
06-09-1970North Stars claimed Jean-Guy Legace in intra-league draft
06-09-1970Kings claimed Craig Cameron in intra-league draft
06-10-1970purchased Dave Dryden from Black Hawks
06-11-1970traded George Swarbrick to Flyers for Terry Ball
07-1970purchased Rod Zaine from Baltimore (AHL)
10-02-1970purchased Robin Burns from Canadiens
10-09-1970sold Dave Dryden to Sabres
01-24-1971traded Terry Ball to Sabres for Jean-Guy Legace
01-26-1971traded Glen Sather to Rangers for Syl Apps and Sheldon Kannegiesser
04-13-1971Michel Briere died
05-1971purchased Bob Leiter from Bruins
06-07-1971claimed Roy Edwards on waivers from Red Wings
06-08-1971Sabres claimed Rod Zaine in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Jim Rutherford from Red Wings in intra-league draft
06-08-1971Red Wings claimed Al Smith in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Dave Burrows from Black Hawks in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Tim Horton from Rangers in intra-league draft
06-08-1971claimed Rene Robert from Sabres in intra-league draft
07-1971Andy Bathgate retired
09-07-1971purchased Bill Hicke from Golden Seals
10-03-1971sold Bob Blackburn to Canucks
10-06-1971sold Dean Prentice to North Stars

Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
10/10/1970   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   1-2     0-1-0
10/15/1970   at Minnesota North Stars     L   2-4     0-2-0
10/17/1970   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   0-0     0-2-1
10/18/1970   at Buffalo Sabres            T   1-1     0-2-2
10/21/1970   at Los Angeles Kings         L   2-4     0-3-2
10/23/1970   at California Golden Seals   W   3-1     1-3-2
10/25/1970   at Vancouver Canucks         T   1-1     1-3-3
10/28/1970   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   5-3     2-3-3
10/31/1970   vs Chicago Black Hawks       L   2-5     2-4-3
11/01/1970   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   2-3     2-5-3
11/04/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   8-3     3-5-3
11/07/1970   vs Boston Bruins             T   2-2     3-5-4
11/08/1970   at Detroit Red Wings         T   3-3     3-5-5
11/10/1970   vs Los Angeles Kings         L   1-5     3-6-5
11/11/1970   at New York Rangers          T   3-3     3-6-6
11/14/1970   vs California Golden Seals   W   6-1     4-6-6
11/19/1970   vs St. Louis Blues           L   0-1     4-7-6
11/21/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   6-1     5-7-6
11/22/1970   at Boston Bruins             L   2-4     5-8-6
11/24/1970   at Toronto Maple Leafs       T   4-4     5-8-7
11/25/1970   vs Buffalo Sabres            T   4-4     5-8-8
11/28/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-5     5-9-8
11/29/1970   at New York Rangers          L   2-6     5-10-8
12/02/1970   vs Montreal Canadiens        T   3-3     5-10-9
12/05/1970   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   3-1     6-10-9
12/06/1970   at Boston Bruins             L   3-6     6-11-9
12/08/1970   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   4-0     7-11-9
12/09/1970   at Minnesota North Stars     T   2-2     7-11-10
12/11/1970   at St. Louis Blues           L   2-3     7-12-10
12/12/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     L   0-1     7-13-10
12/16/1970   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-4     7-14-10
12/19/1970   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   9-1     8-14-10
12/20/1970   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-2     8-15-10
12/23/1970   at New York Rangers          L   1-6     8-16-10
12/25/1970   at Boston Bruins             L   4-8     8-17-10
12/26/1970   vs Boston Bruins             W   4-2     9-17-10
12/30/1970   at Montreal Canadiens        T   3-3     9-17-11
12/31/1970   vs Minnesota North Stars     W   4-1     10-17-11
01/02/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   1-3     10-18-11
01/06/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   3-4     10-19-11
   Date         Opponent                  Result      Record
01/09/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   2-5     10-20-11
01/13/1971   vs Los Angeles Kings         W   4-2     11-20-11
01/14/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         T   2-2     11-20-12
01/16/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         W   4-3     12-20-12
01/20/1971   at California Golden Seals   W   4-2     13-20-12
01/21/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         L   2-4     13-21-12
01/23/1971   vs Vancouver Canucks         W   4-1     14-21-12
01/27/1971   vs Toronto Maple Leafs       W   3-1     15-21-12
01/28/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   1-4     15-22-12
01/30/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   3-1     16-22-12
02/03/1971   vs California Golden Seals   W   6-1     17-22-12
02/05/1971   at St. Louis Blues           T   2-2     17-22-13
02/07/1971   at Chicago Black Hawks       L   0-1     17-23-13
02/09/1971   at Montreal Canadiens        L   1-4     17-24-13
02/10/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       W   5-3     18-24-13
02/13/1971   vs Chicago Black Hawks       W   5-4     19-24-13
02/14/1971   at Minnesota North Stars     L   4-5     19-25-13
02/17/1971   at Toronto Maple Leafs       L   3-4     19-26-13
02/18/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            T   6-6     19-26-14
02/20/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   0-2     19-27-14
02/24/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           T   5-5     19-27-15
02/27/1971   vs New York Rangers          L   0-4     19-28-15
02/28/1971   at Detroit Red Wings         L   2-4     19-29-15
03/03/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        W   4-0     20-29-15
03/06/1971   vs Boston Bruins             L   3-6     20-30-15
03/07/1971   vs California Golden Seals   T   3-3     20-30-16
03/10/1971   vs Philadelphia Flyers       T   2-2     20-30-17
03/13/1971   vs Minnesota North Stars     T   0-0     20-30-18
03/14/1971   vs Montreal Canadiens        L   1-5     20-31-18
03/17/1971   at California Golden Seals   L   2-5     20-32-18
03/19/1971   at Vancouver Canucks         L   4-6     20-33-18
03/20/1971   at Los Angeles Kings         L   4-8     20-34-18
03/24/1971   vs Detroit Red Wings         W   8-2     21-34-18
03/28/1971   at Philadelphia Flyers       L   1-3     21-35-18
03/31/1971   vs Buffalo Sabres            L   4-6     21-36-18
04/01/1971   at Buffalo Sabres            T   3-3     21-36-19
04/03/1971   at St. Louis Blues           L   3-4     21-37-19
04/04/1971   vs St. Louis Blues           T   1-1     21-37-20

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