Pittsburgh Penguins: 5 Reasons the Pens Will Not Win the Stanley Cup in 2016

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Apr 5, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center

Ryan White

(25) celebrates after a goal by Philadelphia Flyers center

Brayden Schenn

(not pictured) against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

As you may remember, we recently visited five reasons the Pittsburgh Penguins will win the Stanley Cup in 2016. As I said, that was the first piece of a two-part series, and now it’s time to play devil’s advocate.

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Pittsburgh Penguins fans recently had the privilege of watching Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks hoist the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons. Just as the Pensblog stated in their Pens and Erreything else piece, it left many fans wondering what could have been.

My question is, will the new Pittsburgh Penguins Management Staff make the same mistakes as the old regime?

This article isn’t a definitive “there’s no chance that the Pens win the cup” by any means. It’s simply meant to point out reasons that they can once again miss out on the prize while employing a few of the best players in the world.

Let’s get started.