Taking penalties is not a sign of toughness or gritty play. Penalties are bad. So let's take a look at which players are helping and hurting their teams the most this season when it comes to penalties.
Rangers forwards Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider ran into each other hard late in their 5-0 win over the Rangers. Though it probably hurt initially, the two shared a hearty laugh about it with coach Alain Vigneault.