Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Ron Francis, two members of the Hockey Hall of Fame and one (Jagr) who will get there soon enough, combined to form what was sometimes referred to as "The Great Line." During the 1995-96 season, all three superstars eclipsed the 100-point mark, and both Lemieux and Jagr scored more than 60 goals.
They were a forced to be reckoned with, those three.
But it was hardly the only deadly combination of forwards formed in Pittsburgh throughout the franchise's history. Some pretty impressive defensemen have played for the Penguins too.
Let's take a look at the best forward combinations and defensive pairings in Pittsburgh Penguins history.