Originally posted on PenguinPoop  |  Last updated 5/16/14

DETROIT - JUNE 12: General manager Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 2-1 to win Game Seven and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Winning a Stanley Cup, being coach of the year, getting to 250 wins faster than any other coach in the NHL and finishing in first place with 500 some man games lost this season couldn’t save Dan Bylsma after the abysmal performance the Penguins have had in the post season the last two years. Dan Bylsma has had many poor playoff years, but not as many as people think.  He has been criticized for playing the faster smaller players over the tougher players and an overall softening up of the team.  The team has seemed to have lost their edginess. Ray Shero who has looked like a trading genius at times, a Stanley Cup winner and 2013 GM of the year was done in by his abysmal job with the draft, player development and the inability to secure ‘A’ list rental players to contracts. In Ray Shero’s 8 years of drafting players only 3 have played over a hundred games in the NHL.  One of the 3 the Penguins Shero didn’t sign and he went on to sign and is playing for the Kings.  The only team with a...
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