One of the best teams in the league every season for the past six years, the Pittsburgh Penguins are sure to give any teams problems in their own division.
The offense is one of the best, if not the best, in the league with superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin leading the group. Flanking them are James Neal and the underrated Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis.
The defense has experienced some problems over the past few seasons, but Scuderi should help some of the shortcomings. There is also good depth one through six on the roster.
playoffs last season after Fleury had a tough time against the New York Islanders.
Vokoun’s a capable goalie, but sometimes a two-headed monster in net is not the smartest way to go.
The Canes will need to exploit the Penguins’ goaltending problems to handle them next year. The defense will need to focus on stopping the first two lines, while the line that faces the Pens third line will need to score opportune goals.