Early Projection for Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2013-14 Depth Chart

July 8th, 2013 by Steve Rodenbaugh Leave a reply »
Less than a week after the NHL Entry Draft and the start of the free-agency signing period, the Pittsburgh Penguins are already a different team.

With key players such as Kris Letang and Pascal Dupuis looking for new contracts and with the reduction in the salary cap for next season, down from $70.2 million to $64.3 million, Pens players and fans had to know that roster changes were inevitable.

While the Pens were able to retain Letang and Dupuis, they were forced to say goodbye to others. Gone are Jarome Iginla (Boston Bruins) and Matt Cooke (Minnesota Wild) via free agency as well as Tyler Kennedy (San Jose Sharks) via trade.  

While other members of last year's team such as Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray are still available, there simply isn't enough money to go around.  

Having just completed the first month of what figures to be an important summer for the Pittsburgh Penguins, let's take a look at their current depth chart.

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