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Who wore it best: No. 40, Frank Pietrangelo

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Welcome to our series on who wore each number best for the Penguins.

The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project at the Lansing State Journal covering all the uniform numbers worn through Michigan State football history, one that’s been well received by their readers and prompted heavy discussion and debate.

Under my organization, and following the voting of a big chunk of our staff, we’ll publish one new one each day until completion, which should be right around the start of training camp.

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Name: Frank Pietrangelo
Number: 40
Position: Goaltender
Born: December 17, 1964, in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Seasons with Penguins: 1987-91
Statistics with Penguins: 87 games, 34 wins, .873 save percentage, 4.13 goals against average in regular season; five games four wins, 3.13 goals against average in playoffs

[caption id="attachment_670582" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Frank Pietrangelo, Bryan Trottier, Paul Coffey, and Mario Lemieux watch the first Stanley Cup banner go into the Civic Arena rafters. -- INTHECREASE.CO[/caption]

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