Some good info this past week on the Penguins organizational depth.
Rob Rossi on the lack of good forwards. [ trib ]
Shero probably cannot commit to abandoning the once-playoff successful “Big Three” formula of centers Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Jordan Staal because there are barely prospects worthy of playing with them, let alone replacing one of them, on the horizon
Has Rob Rossi ever written a column where the headline doesn't contrast what he is talking about. SMH.
Hockey Futures @IanAltenbaugh, with a fantastic breakdown of the Penguins collegiate prospects. [ Hockey Futures ]
This is the guy we are most excited about:
Ben Hanowski, C/W, St. Cloud Huskies (WCHA)
Drafted 3rd round, 63rd overall, 2009
Hanowski exploded in his junior season, managing 43 points in 39 games, more than his prior two seasons totals combined. A cursory glance at the 6'2 forward suggests one of the biggest reasons for hi...