Mario Lemieux was team MVP 12 times.
The Pittsburgh Penguins Most Valuable Player is an award given by the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League at the conclusion of every season to the player or players deemed most valuable to the team. The first winner, following the Penguins first season in the league in 1968, was goaltender Les Binkley. Mario Lemieux was voted team MVP 12 times, between 1985 and 2003. Jaromir Jagr has won the second most awards with four. Jean Pronovost, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have each won the award three times, while Dave Burrows, Ron Schock and Ron Francis have each won twice.
The MVP has most frequently been a center, who have been selected 28 times. Eleven wingers have been selected, ten of them right wings. A defenseman was selected six times. Three different goaltenders have also been selected.
||Also won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player
||Won the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading scorer.
All Penguins Hart Trophy winners have also won the Art Ross
||Denotes the number of times the player has been awarded the Player of the Year award
Mark Recchi was the winner for the 1990–91 season.
Sidney Crosby has won 3 times, in 2006, 2007 and 2010.
Evgeni Malkin has won 3 times, in 2008, 2009 and 2012.
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