Former Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Bob Johnson used to say, "It's a great day for hockey." When looking back to the 1990s, it could be said that it was a great decade for hockey in the city of Pittsburgh.
During the 1990s, few NHL teams were as talented or as successful as the Penguins.
Blessed with a roster a future Hall of Famers, the Penguins were perennial Stanley Cup contenders, and despite some heartbreaking postseason defeats, Pens fans can look back fondly on the '90s as a time when great players achieved great things for the both the franchise and the city.
As the stars of today look to add another Stanley Cup banner to the rafters at the Consol Energy Center, let's look back at the greatest Pittsburgh Penguins of the '90s.