Desperation Setting in Pittsburgh as the Metro Division Gets Even Stronger

Published January 31, 2023 at 9:56
BY AARON
     
It's hard to imagine Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang it making the playoffs.

They've done it almost every year for the better part of two decades, but their streak might come to an end in 2022-23.

The New York Islanders shocked everybody when they went all-in an acquired Bo Horvat from the Vancouver Canucks.

This just adds more competition to a metro division with several teams on the fringe of a wild card spot. Not to mention that the rest of the eastern conference, notably the Buffalo Sabres, is thriving.


Desperation is setting in, as if the Penguins don't make a big move, chances are they'll be on the outside looking-in come deadline time.

The question is, will Ron Hextall make the commitment, or will he let this storied time flounder into mediocrity.

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Desperation Setting in Pittsburgh as the Metro Division Gets Even Stronger

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