The Pittsburgh Penguins are known around the hockey world for having one of the most talented cores ever seen in the game of hockey.
However, the past few seasons have ended in a disappointing fashion, which has the front office scrambling for answers on how to return to their 2009 championship form.
It’s easy to see that the problem isn’t the core itself, but the players surrounding them. General manager Jim Rutherford is addressing this situation by adding and subtracting quite a few players in his first offseason with the club.
Let’s take a look at each of the team’s many offseason moves and how each will effect them in the 2014-15 NHL season.