Originally written on The Pensblog  |  Last updated 11/19/14

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)
Ray Shero's signing of Tomas Vokoun might be one of the most important moves he's ever made.  Teams with a solid 1-2 punch between the pipes are gonna have a decided advantange, as all teams will be staring 3- and 4-game weeks in the face, not to mention the likely possibiity of double-digit back-to-back situations, and every game is going to carry importance. Then you got to look at the simple wear-and-tear of a regular NHL season...then throw that onto the Music Express at Kennywood.  Players will have less time to recuperate from injuries, meaning each team will need a copious amount of AHL pluggers on speed dial.  We were curious, so we took a look at the Pens' 1994-95 campaign.  That season ended up being 48 games.  It started on January 20th.  Sound familiar?  It ended on May 3rd. Other tidbits from that '94-'95 schedule: -There were only 9 back-to-back situations. -Pens kicked things off in January with 5 games in 10 nights. -February saw 14 games in 2...
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