Pittsburgh Penguins’ Top 5 Post-Lockout Free Agent Signings

August 11th, 2011 by Joshua Hayes Leave a reply »
The era following the NHL lockout has been blissful for the Penguins, far removed from their finishes at the bottom of the Atlantic Division earlier in the century. 

A dynamic youth movement proved nothing less than synergism as Crosby, Malkin, Staal, Fleury and a band of magnificent talent turned the city of Pittsburgh back into a hotbed for the game played on a sheet of ice.

Alone, these dynamos could not have won.  As important as the rising talents in the Steel city, a steely resolve from the Lemieux Group, who saved the franchise, and Ray Shero has given the team a dedicated and stable aggression to be great.

This means that management has brought in the pieces necessary to win Stanley Cups.  Surely, fans garbed in Black n' Gold hope their Pens are "Back n' Bold" in 2011.

This offseason, Steve Sullivan headlines a free agent class that will hopefully have the team back on top.  In the past, key signings have buoyed the team when they needed only subtle improvements to be the victors of the big tournament from April through June.

With the Stanley Cup already engraved with so many Pittsburgh stars, which ...

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