7 Things the Pittsburgh Penguins Must Do to Win the Stanley Cup

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4. Depth Scoring

There is no doubt that the Penguins have a surplus of star power.

What they need to do in order to find long-term success in the NHL is compliment that star power with depth scoring.

When the playoffs come, Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are going to be victims of some serious defensive match-ups, and it can be extremely tiring for your stars when they are constantly facing the other team’s best defensive pairings and best defensive forwards.

This is where guys like Brandon Sutter, Nick Spaling, and Marcel Goc need to exploit the other team’s lack of defensive depth.