Found April 03, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
In February, I wrote about how the Philadelphia Flyers were the highest scoring team in the league.  They will not finish the season in that position.  The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken over that spot.  It is no surprise that this happened after Sidney Crosby returned from injury.  With Crosby in the lineup, the Penguins have the two highest scoring players in the league in terms of points per game in Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.  James Neal is also a significant point per game scorer on the team. Pittsburgh should have two strong scoring lines in the playoffs.  One will be centered by Malkin and one by Crosby.  It will be very hard for any team to play against that as the top defensive players cannot focus on only one line. Continue reading "Highest Scoring Team"

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