Pittsburgh Penguins Weekly Roundup: Geno’s Streaking, Special Teams are Rolling

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3. The Pens are scoring left, right, and centre

The Pens of 2014-15 are scoring in bunches and, while it’s no secret that the offense is running well, it becomes clear just how well when we look at these players in the context of the entire league.

The Penguins’ dominance is certainly extending beyond Pittsburgh as four Pens sit in the top 15 scorers across the league. Sidney Crosby and Malkin both reside in the top-5, while Chris Kunitz and Patric Hornqvist round out the list.

No other club currently boasts the same offensive spread, as only two other teams have multiple players in the top-15 (Anaheim and Tampa Bay both have two players among these ranks).

The Pens are even more dominant when it comes to the man-advantage as four of the top 5 powerplay scorers are members of the black and gold (the same foursome of Crosby, Malkin, Kunitz and Hornqvist).

The Pens are certainly no strangers to high-volume scoring, but the manner in which they’re doing it this year (less perimeter scoring and more battling in front of the net) suggests their offense may not be as prone to disappear come playoff time as it has in the past.