Matt Niskanen

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Winning is as Simple as Depth

 

In many ways the Pittsburgh Penguins can be considered a star studded cast.  Teams such as Chicago, Philly, Washington, and Detroit boast a lineup of great talent.  These teams are winners for one reason though, depth.  Depth is what wins championships, depth is what every team needs, and this season the Pens so called depth players are rising into stardom.

  For many years they have been lucky to have a third line center that was offensively respected and defensively feared in Jordan Staal.  His play over the years has earned him a selke nomination, league wide respect for one of the best penalty killers, and mostly a Stanley Cup, but now ...