How Penguins ‘92-’93 and ‘13 win streaks match up

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins won 15 games in a row at one point this season.

Gene J. Puskar/AP

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins won 15 games in a row at one point this season.

Pittsburgh came up two wins short of the NHL-record streak it established 20 years ago, settling for a share of the second-best run in league history. A look at how the Penguins’ two streaks match up:

1992-93 Penguins

Streak: 17 wins


Goals per game: 5.6

Average margin: 2.8

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One-goal wins: 5 (2 in OT)

Top scorers:

Mario Lemieux, 27-24--51


Rick Tocchet, 14-16--30

Ron Francis, 6-20--26

Top goalie:

Tom Barrasso -- 14 wins, 2.45 GAA, .923 save pct.

2012-13 Penguins

Streak: 15 wins

Goals per game: 3.5

Average margin: 1.8

One-goal wins: 9 (2 in OT, 1 in SO)

Top scorers:

Sidney Crosby, 6-19--25

Chris Kunitz, 11-9--20

Pascal Dupuis, 10-4--14

Top goalies:

Marc-Andre Fleury -- 8 wins, 1.97 GAA, .928 save pct.

Tomas Vokoun -- 7 wins, 1.43 GAA, .953 save pct.

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