The NHL offseason can make or break a franchise. It’s a tool that allows coaches, players and members of the front office to take a step back and look at the larger picture to see what needs fixing.
The Pittsburgh Penguins seem to be heading in the right direction with Jim Rutherford at the reins. His recent acquisitions and moves haven given the team a sharp, new look.
Like every team, this club has had past offseason success and failures as far back as the early days. Listed here are five of the biggest moves in Penguins' offseason history.
Also, remember: A move didn’t have to be beneficial to the team in order for it to have made this list.