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.
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.
Eye On Hockey gets you ready for the NHL trade deadline with a division-by-division primer. Who is buying, who is selling, and who is staying the same. Today we look at the Eastern Conference's Metropolitan Division.