The Eye On Hockey staff grades the offseason for every team in the NHL. Today we look at the Metropolitan Division, where the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals get high marks for their offseason moves.
Every Friday during the offseason the Eye On Hockey staff will do a top-5 ranking on some NHL-related subject. This week, we take a look at five young NHL players poised for breakout seasons in 2015-16.
Recapping the winners and the losers from the first day of the NHL free agent signing period. The Pittsburgh Penguins were big winners for getting Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs. One player that will not benefit from that trade? Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak.
The Pittsburgh Penguins still need a winger. The Toronto Maple Leafs are still trying to trade Phil Kessel. And the San Jose Sharks still need a goalie. Those are the three biggest unanswered questions in the NHL as we get close to the July 1 free agent signing period.