Pittsburgh Penguins: Top 5 Rivalries to Watch This Season
The Pittsburgh Penguins are repeat Stanley Cup victors therefore they won’t have many friends this season. Coming into the 2017-18 season, the Penguins will have a lot of enemies to weather through- and we know they can.
Hockey rivalries are the best rivalries in the sports world. Nothing says a rivalry like hard checks to the boards and dropping the gloves. While some rivalries are stronger than others, a rivalry is a rivalry and fans love all of the hype. Even the players like hopping into the rivalry hype sometimes, too.
This season the penguins will have a handful of enemies but some rivalries are sure to be more exciting than others. Pittsburgh will face a few teams that are bound to get more fans on the edge’s of their seats and their players to drop the gloves.
There are five rivalries, in particular, that Penguins fans should have some extra excitement for. Of course, as always, these five rivalries will do their best to give the Pens a run for their money.
Now, let’s see which of the Penguins’ rivals we should pay extra attention to this season.