The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone as far as Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been able to take them in recent years. Now the two superstars finally have a supporting cast that could get them back to a Stanley Cup level.
Players that enter training camp on tryout contracts face long odds when it comes to making an NHL roster, but a couple of players entering camp this year on a tryout basis seem to have a pretty good shot at being around on opening night.
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.