Before the season can even begin, the Penguins will be without their two biggest stars in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The duo are being held out of the start of training camp for precautionary reasons after suffering minor injuries in preparation for camp.
For the last five-plus weeks, Eye on Hockey has gone team-by-team to evaluate each team's core players. To wrap up our offseason series, here's a look at the very best core groups in the league, plus notes on a few others.
Early Wednesday morning a report claimed that Sidney Crosby had been arrested in Ottawa. Local police denied the report. Also, it would be hard for Crosby to get arrested in Ottawa when he's training in Colorado.