By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Penguins history books now have a new coach atop the all-time wins list: Mike Sullivan.READ MORE: Cletus Lee, North Braddock Mayor-Elect, Due In Court Today
With the Penguins beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 in their home opener on Saturday night, Head Coach Mike Sullivan surpassed Dan Bylsma as the winningest coach in team history with 253.READ MORE: COVID Surge At Butler Memorial Hospital Has Surgeons Prioritizing Elective Surgeries
Since being hired in the 2015-2016 season when he replaced Mike Johnston, he has won two Stanley Cups as head coach and been named Team USA’s head coach for the 2022 Winter Olympics.MORE NEWS: MLB Owners Lock Out Players, Leading To First Work Stoppage Since 1995
Despite missing Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and others to start the 2021-22 season, the Penguins are 2-0-1.