The Pittsburgh Penguins have one of the strongest prospect systems in the NHL, specifically when it comes to defensemen and forwards who may not be star players but have the ability to make positive contributions on the NHL level.
However, this can also create a traffic jam at some positions, meaning that some of these prospects may not get a chance to prove themselves. This is especially true when trying to crack a Penguins roster that boasts the likes of Evgeni Malkin and Jordan Staal at forward, Brooks Orpik on defense and Marc-Andre Fleury in goal.
If the Penguins plan on doing anything this trade deadline, they might have to move some of their prospects to get a player that will help them towards a higher playoff seed.
Here are four prospects that could end up on the move.