Pittsburgh Penguins Are Firing on All Cylinders

March 9th, 2010 by Laura Falcon Leave a reply »
It's all about timing when it comes to entering the playoffs on the right foot.

With only 16 games left in the regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins are picking a good time to elevate their game and make them—yet again—a force to be reckoned with as the second season approaches.

Sure, the Pens have the best group of centers in the game—but while Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Jordan Staal are hitting the top of their game, the rest of the team is right behind them.

With every new season comes a set of battles that will test every team. To win the Stanley Cup, a team needs to find a way to win despite plaguing troubles that will test players' character. 

For the Pens, they started the season strong and were fighting for the top spot in the league. Analysts threw away any notions that the team could be faced with a Stanley Cup hangover.

But then, like any team, the Pens were faced with injury problems and individual and team slumps as the season progressed.

However, like the championship team they are, the Pens have fought through the bumps and are well on their way to another deep run ...

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