2004–05 Pittsburgh Penguins season

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2004–05 Pittsburgh Penguins
Division   Atlantic
Conference   Eastern
2004–05 record (did not play)
Team information
General Manager Craig Patrick
Coach Ed Olczyk
Captain Mario Lemieux

The 2004–05 Pittsburgh Penguins season was the franchise's 38th season in the National Hockey League, however, due to the 2004–05 NHL lockout no games were played.


The 2004 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 26 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Penguins selected future Calder Memorial Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin with the second overall selection.[1]

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 2 Evgeni Malkin Forward  Russia Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
2 31 Johannes Salmonsson Forward  Sweden Djurgårdens IF (Elitserien)
2 61[a] Alex Goligoski Defence  United States Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
3 67 Nick Johnson Right Wing  Canada Dartmouth College (NCAA)
3 85[b] Brian Gifford Center  United States Moorhead Senior School (USHSW)
4 99 Tyler Kennedy Center  Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
5 130 Michal Sersen Defence  Slovakia Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
6 164 Moises Gutierrez Right Wing  United States Kamloops (WHL)
7 194 Chris Peluso Defence  United States Brainerd (USHSW)
7 222[c] Jordan Morrison Center  Canada Peterborough Petes (OHL)
8 228 David Brown Goaltender  Canada University of Notre Dame (CCHA)
9 259 Brian Ihnacak Center  Canada Brown University (ECAC)
Draft notes[2]
  • a The Vancouver Canucks' second-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as a result of an August 25, 2003 trade that sent Johan Hedberg to the Canucks in exchange for this pick.
  • b The Calgary Flames' third-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as a result of a February 9, 2003 trade that sent Andrew Ference to the Flames in exchange for this conditional pick.
  • c The Vancouver Canucks' seventh-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as a result of a March 9, 2004 trade that sent Marc Bergevin to the Canucks in exchange for this pick.

Farm teams[edit]

The AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins finished fourth in the East Division with a record of 40-30-7-3. They defeated the Binghamton Senators in the first round of the playoffs before losing in the second round to the eventual Calder Cup champion Philadelphia Phantoms.

The ECHL's Wheeling Nailers finished out of the playoffs in sixth in the North Division with a 38-25-9 record.

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "NHL Entry Draft Year by Year Results". NHL. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2004 NHL Entry Draft Pick Transactions". Pro Sports Transactions. Retrieved June 18, 2012.