2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins Season
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2018%E2%80%9319 Pittsburgh Penguins Season

2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins
Division3rd Metropolitan
Conference6th Eastern
2018-19 record44-26-12
Home record23-14-4
Road record21-12-8
Goals for273
Goals against241
Team information
General ManagerJim Rutherford
CoachMike Sullivan
CaptainSidney Crosby
Alternate captainsKris Letang
Evgeni Malkin
ArenaPPG Paints Arena
Average attendance18,552 (100.9%)[1]
(23 games)
Minor league affiliate(s)Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL)
Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsJake Guentzel (40)
AssistsSidney Crosby (65)
PointsSidney Crosby (100)
Penalty minutesEvgeni Malkin (89)
Plus/minusBrian Dumoulin (+31)
WinsMatt Murray (29)
Goals against averageMatt Murray (2.69)

The 2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the 52nd season for the National Hockey League team that was established on June 5, 1967.[2] The Penguins clinched a playoff spot on April 4, 2019, after a 4-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings.[3]

The Penguins qualified for the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs, where they were swept in the first round by the New York Islanders.

Standings

Divisional standings

Metropolitan Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Washington Capitals 82 48 26 8 44 278 249 +29 104
2 x – New York Islanders 82 48 27 7 43 228 196 +32 103
3 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 44 26 12 42 273 241 +32 100
4 x – Carolina Hurricanes 82 46 29 7 44 245 223 +22 99
5 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 47 31 4 45 258 232 +26 98
6 Philadelphia Flyers 82 37 37 8 34 244 281 −37 82
7 New York Rangers 82 32 36 14 26 227 272 −45 78
8 New Jersey Devils 82 31 41 10 28 222 275 −53 72
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standings

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Washington Capitals 82 48 26 8 44 278 249 +29 104
2 x – New York Islanders 82 48 27 7 43 228 196 +32 103
3 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 44 26 12 42 273 241 +32 100
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Tampa Bay Lightning 82 62 16 4 56 325 222 +103 128
2 x – Boston Bruins 82 49 24 9 47 259 215 +44 107
3 x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 46 28 8 46 286 251 +35 100
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x – Carolina Hurricanes 82 46 29 7 44 245 223 +22 99
2 ME x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 47 31 4 45 258 232 +26 98
3 AT Montreal Canadiens 82 44 30 8 41 249 236 +13 96
4 AT Florida Panthers 82 36 32 14 33 267 280 −13 86
5 ME Philadelphia Flyers 82 37 37 8 34 244 281 −37 82
6 ME New York Rangers 82 32 36 14 26 227 272 −45 78
7 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 33 39 10 28 226 271 −45 76
8 AT Detroit Red Wings 82 32 40 10 29 227 277 −50 74
9 ME New Jersey Devils 82 31 41 10 28 222 275 −53 72
10 AT Ottawa Senators 82 29 47 6 29 242 302 −60 64
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and results

Preseason

The preseason schedule was released on June 15, 2018.[4]

Regular season

The regular season schedule was published on June 21, 2018.[5]

Detailed records

Final[6]

Eastern Conference
Atlantic GP W L OT SHOTS GF GA PP PK FO W-L
Boston Bruins 3 2 0 1 102-129 10 7 2-8 1-7 94-104
Buffalo Sabres 3 1 0 2 112-96 12 9 5-10 1-7 106-78
Detroit Red Wings 3 2 1 0 126-89 10 7 4-9 2-4 101-81
Florida Panthers 3 2 0 1 99-113 10 6 1-9 2-10 86-85
Montreal Canadiens 3 1 1 1 75-108 9 10 2-8 1-12 104-97
Ottawa Senators 3 1 1 1 108-94 10 11 1-8 3-10 94-85
Tampa Bay Lightning 3 1 2 0 85-95 11 11 2-8 5-10 95-104
Toronto Maple Leafs 3 1 2 0 99-104 5 8 2-8 1-6 85-111
Division total 24 11 7 6 806-826 77 69 19-68 16-66 765-745
Metropolitan GP W L OT SHOTS GF GA PP PK FO W-L
Carolina Hurricanes 4 2 1 1 121-148 8 8 0-6 1-10 123-126
Columbus Blue Jackets 4 3 1 0 123-120 13 8 1-11 1-10 98-129
New Jersey Devils 4 1 3 0 135-142 10 18 2-13 4-13 126-128
New York Islanders 4 2 1 1 121-101 12 12 3-14 1-12 123-103
New York Rangers 4 3 0 1 141-139 21 13 3-13 2-8 127-112
Philadelphia Flyers 4 1 1 2 145-152 10 11 0-6 2-13 101-128
Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals 4 3 1 0 143-131 15 12 6-17 2-15 134-110
Division total 28 15 8 5 929-933 89 82 15-80 13-81 832-836
Conference total 52 26 15 11 1736-1759 166 151 34-148 29-147 1597-1581
Western Conference
Central GP W L OT SHOTS GF GA PP PK FO W-L
Chicago Blackhawks 2 0 2 0 77-60 6 11 0-5 2-5 58-54
Colorado Avalanche 2 1 1 0 57-71 9 9 2-7 1-4 62-57
Dallas Stars 2 2 0 0 60-50 8 3 2-4 0-5 48-54
Minnesota Wild 2 2 0 0 69-74 5 3 1-4 1-3 63-54
Nashville Predators 2 1 1 0 76-55 3 4 0-6 1-5 66-50
St. Louis Blues 2 1 1 0 71-57 7 6 4-8 1-4 61-56
Winnipeg Jets 2 2 0 0 63-60 8 3 1-4 0-3 54-64
Division total 14 9 5 0 473-427 46 39 10-38 6-29 422-389
Pacific GP W L OT SHOTS GF GA PP PK FO W-L
Anaheim Ducks 2 1 1 0 66-61 9 8 2-7 1-4 42-56
Arizona Coyotes 2 2 0 0 67-72 7 2 2-6 1-8 73-57
Calgary Flames 2 1 1 0 74-70 13 6 5-6 1-6 61-61
Edmonton Oilers 2 2 0 0 65-85 9 6 1-4 2-7 60-64
Los Angeles Kings 2 1 1 0 76-66 6 8 2-7 2-6 49-57
San Jose Sharks 2 0 2 0 50-62 2 9 0-4 3-8 54-51
Vancouver Canucks 2 1 0 1 63-55 7 3 0-5 0-3 67-50
Vegas Golden Knights 2 1 1 0 59-72 7 9 0-3 1-4 67-60
Division total 16 9 6 1 520-543 60 51 12-42 11-46 473-456
Conference total 30 18 11 1 993-970 106 90 22-80 17-75 885-845
NHL total 82 44 26 12 2828-2729 272 241 56-228 46-222 2482-2426

Playoffs

The Penguins will face the New York Islanders in the First Round of the playoffs.[7]

Game log

Player statistics

Final[8]

Skaters

Goaltenders

Regular season
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Matt Murray 50 50 2,880:14 29 14 6 129 2.69 1594 .919 4 0 0 4
Casey DeSmith 36 30 1,943:33 15 11 5 89 2.75 1060 .916 3 0 0 2
Tristan Jarry 2 2 120:03 0 1 1 7 3.50 62 .887 0 0 0 0
Total 82 4,943:50 44 26 12 225 2.73 2716 0.917 7 0 0 6
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Matt Murray 4 4 238:44 0 4 12 3.02 127 .906 0 0 0 0
Total 4 238:44 0 4 12 3.02 127 .906 0 0 0 0

+Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Penguins. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only.
?Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.

Awards and honours

Milestones

Transactions

The Penguins have been involved in the following transactions during the 2018-19 season.


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