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Bad starts - 9-29-09

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

History won't be on the Penguins side when they host the Rangers Friday.

The Blueshirts are one of three teams to have served as an opponent four separate times in a home opener at Mellon Arena. And they've had the most success by far:

Opponent Games
Played
Penguins'
Record
Flyers 4 2-0-2
Canadiens 4 1-2-1
Rangers 4 0-3-1
Capitals 3 3-0-0
Jets/Coyotes 3 3-0-0
Kings 3 1-1-1
Nordiques/Avalanche 3 1-1-1
Maple Leafs 3 1-2-0
Canucks 2 2-0-0
Lightning 2 1-0-1
Sabres 2 1-1-0
Scouts/Rockies/Devils 2 1-1-0
Blues 1 1-0-0
Ducks 1 1-0-0
Red Wings 1 1-0-0
Senators 1 1-0-0
Bruins 1 0-0-1
Seals/Golden Seals/Barons 1 0-0-1

(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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