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

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5. Defensemen playing Defense

It’s great that the Penguins can get additional offensive production from their blue line, especially on the powerplay, but that isn’t really their job.

Their job is to play defense, protect their goalie, and limit the other teams scorers as much as possible.

There is a reason that “defense wins championships.” The Penguins need to focus on playing hard-nosed, shut down defense instead of having their blue-liners become a liability and must place a bigger scoring burden on the forwards.