12 Days of Penguins: The Top Ten Moments of the Decade

December 6th, 2009 by Sergey Zikov Leave a reply »
There have been no shortages of special moments for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the past decade.

Despite financial troubles, incredibly poor performances and low attendance in the middle years after trading star Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals, the Penguins finished in style.

Penguin fans have indeed experienced it all, from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.

No more introduction is needed for this, here are the Top 10 Penguin moments of the decade.


10. Marc-Andre Fleury rejects Ovechkin on a breakaway

Game 7 Eastern Conference Semifinals 2009

The NHL got everything it could have ever dreamed for—a game seven between the league's two premier superstars. After back-to-back games that were won by the visiting team in overtime, Marc-Andre Fleury stunned the Verizon Center crowd early in the first period.

With Alexander Ovechkin streaking in on a breakaway after an unusual error by shutdown defenseman Rob Scuderi, Fleury showed him the glove side then took it away in one quick swipe.

The Red Rockers, who were poised to celebrate, couldn't believe ...

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