Today, we look at the Penguins' 2-0 win against the New Jersey Devils, Nov. 21, 1992.
The Penguins completed a sweep of a home-and-home series with the Devils and won their third consecutive game at the Civic Arena. Late in the first period at the 1806 mark, right winger Jaromir Jagr scored a short-handed goal against goaltender Chris Terreri. Center Ron Francis netted the only assist.
Francis scored the game's second goal at 9:11 of the second period on a power play off assists from right winger Rick Tocchet and center Mario Lemieux.
-Goaltender Tom Barrasso made 29 saves in the shutout win.
-The three stars were: 1.) Barrasso 2.) Francis 3.) Terreri.
-Dating back to the 1991-92 season, the Penguins extended a home-winning streak to 20 games and set a franchis mark set during the 1974-75 season.
-Jagr's short-handed goal was the first of his career.
Patrick Division standings:
|Mario Lemieux, C||22||23||33||56|
|Kevin Stevens, LW||14||15||18||33|
|Rick Tocchet, RW||19||13||14||27|
|Ron Francis, C||22||4||20||24|
|Shawn McEachern, LW||22||13||10||23|
|Jaromir Jagr, RW||22||9||14||23|
|Larry Murphy, D||22||4||15||19|
|Joe Mullen, RW||10||4||6||10|
|Ulf Samuelsson, D||20||2||7||9|
|Paul Stanton, D||22||1||4||5|
|Dave Tippett, C||21||2||2||4|
|Mike Stapleton, C||22||1||3||4|
|Bryan Fogarty, D||12||0||4||4|
|Jeff Daniels, LW||22||2||1||3|
|Jim Paek, D||22||1||2||3|
|Kjell Samuelsson, D||22||1||2||3|
|Mike Needham, RW||19||2||0||2|
|Bob Errey, LW||7||1||1||2|
|Troy Loney, LW||20||0||2||2|
|Peter Ahola, D||6||0||1||1|
|Martin Straka, C||6||0||1||1|
|Grant Jennings, D||9||0||1||1|
|Jamie Leach, RW||5||0||0||0|
|Jay Caufield, RW||6||0||0||0|
Also in the news that day:
-Fullback Brian O'Neal rushed for 105 yards and four touchdowns for No. 23 Penn State which routed Pitt, 57-13, at Beaver Stadium in University Park. The rivals would not play again until 1997.
(Photo: Penguins Hockey Cards)