The Pittsburgh Penguins winning streak stands at 15 games entering the week, two shy of the NHL record. It certainly doesnt appear that captain Sidney Crosby (broken jaw) will be back in time to help lead the Pens get there. Cushioning the departure of the leagues leading scorer (56 points) will be a trio of acquisitions: Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray. Count on several other clubs to be active before Wednesday's deadline, too. Teams are trying to add pieces for a playoff push, and next years smaller salary cap could make it even more interesting.
1. Penguins 28-8 -0 --
That pickup of Jarome Iginla certainly looms larger about now, especially from a leadership standpoint. The Pens will be without captain Sidney Crosby indefinitely after surgery to repair his broken jaw.
2. Blackhawks 26-5 -3 1
A 7-1 thrashing of the Red Wings on Sunday helps mask the fact that the Blackhawks have lost to the Ducks twice in the past two weeks. Its no big deal now, but the ...