Pittsburgh Penguins Star Player Passed Away Unexpectedly!

Written by Chris Powers

The year 2021 has been a rough one for professional athletes. It has been a sad year because there have been so many pro athletes that have passed away.

Unfortunately, tragedy most recently struck the Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Bryan “Bugsy” Watson has died at the age of 78.

During parts of six seasons with the Penguins, Watson appeared in 303 games for the Penguins and recorded 65 points (eight goals, 57 assists) as well as a robust 871 penalty minutes, the fifth-highest total in franchise history, and 48 fighting majors.

His signature season with the Penguins came during the 1971-72 campaign when he led the NHL with 212 penalty minutes in 75 games.

In addition to the Penguins, Watson played for the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Oakland Seals and St. Louis Blues. He also briefly served as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers in the early 1980s.

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In other Pittsburgh Penguins news, Sidney a Crosby still sucks. I don’t mean that necessarily as a person or a player, but rumor has it he actually sucks on Mario Lemieux.

In honor of Crosby being the worst human on the planet, be sure to check out this video of Crosby getting destroyed over and over again.

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Chris Powers

Chris Powers has been blogging since 2019 and joined PSE in February or 2021. His primary focuses on the NFL, MLB, NBA and Pop Culture. Since arriving at PSE, he has amassed nearly 10 million views.