Pittsburgh Penguins: Top 5 Personnel Decisions Facing the Pens This Summer

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Jan 3, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Beau Bennett (19) against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period at the Consol Energy Center. Canadiens defeated the Penguins 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O

With the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2014-15 season coming to a close in a somewhat disappointing fashion once again, the team’s management group will head into another offseason of change.

As injuries played a central role in the Pens’ demise, sweeping changes certainly won’t be in order. But the team simply didn’t do as well as expected – during the regular season or postseason – so changes are to be expected regardless.

That said, let’s take a look at the top 5 personnel decisions that General Manager Jim Rutherford must deal with this summer.