Pittsburgh Penguins' 5 Biggest Questions Ahead of the Olympic Break

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Pittsburgh Penguins' 5 Biggest Questions Ahead of the Olympic Break
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Although they lost the last game prior to the Olympic break to the New York Rangers 4-3 in a shootout, the Pittsburgh Penguins have performed better than anyone could have expected, and to date, they have had the best regular season in franchise history.

Having reached the 40-win plateau in just 57 games, breaking the previous mark of 65 games set by the 1995-96 Pens, this year's team has surged to the front of the pack in the Metropolitan Division and seems primed to claim the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the postseason.

However, with injuries having sidelined some of their top players and with a string of disappointing postseason finishes in recent years hanging over them, there are reasons for concern for the Pens and their fans.

As the hockey world focuses its attention on the Olympic tournament in Sochi, let's look at the five biggest questions ahead of the Olympic Break.

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