The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, making the 2012 NHL lockout history. Before the season starts, the Pittsburgh Penguins have a few major things they need to address.
With Sidney Crosby back on the ice, the Penguins were a favorite to win the 2012 Stanley Cup. Reality couldn’t have been any different, as they fell apart and were eliminated by the Philadelphia Flyers in six games.
That opened eyes to some serious problems that Pittsburgh needs to address to be contenders for Lord Stanley’s hardware this season.
While it’s given them time to think about how to approach some problems plaguing the franchise, the lockout has also created some problems.
Let’s take a look at the handful of problems the Penguins are faced with.