When a team has the fourth-best record in the NHL, is currently on a five-game winning streak and has two of the three leading scorers in the league, it can be difficult to find flaws. The Pittsburgh Penguins currently have all three of these traits, but they are far from perfect.
Finding the positives is simple. Sidney Crosby has eight more points than anybody else in the league and is coming off a five-assist game against the New York Islanders. Chris Kunitz is having a career year, and Paul Martin is beginning to become the player the Penguins hoped he would be.
However, if the Pens want to once again raise Lord Stanley's Cup, here are five things they must improve on as they approach the postseason.