Yet another reason to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins

Recent injuries to key players could have an impact on how well the Pens click come playoff time....

Recent injuries to key players could have an impact on how well the Pens click come playoff time. (REUTERS)

CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:53 PM ET

Part of the intrigue in watching the Pittsburgh Penguins this spring – well, just about every spring – is the sense that they have this “all-in” mentality, that the gambles are usually big with the consequences to be worried about later.

The Penguins have the most talented roster in the NHL after the deals general manager Ray Shero made around the trade deadline, but talent, as the Penguins have learned since winning the Stanley Cup in 2009, guarantees nothing.


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