There's a certain excitement that goes with high-scoring games that often takes NHL hockey to a new level.
There's tension in a scoreless game between two top-level teams that are playing in a key contest, but when the goals are coming fast and furious there's a level of joy that is not often reached in the low-scoring games.
Those who love the high-scoring games might be wise to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins on a regular basis. They are averaging a league-best 3.65 goals per game and are more likely to get involved in a shootout—not the kind used to break ties at the end of regular-season overtime—but the kind that brings fans out of their feet repeatedly.
Here's a look at seven games (six different matchups, one repeated) that could light up the scoreboard.