Posted on: May 19, 2012 5:28 pm

Why the Pens will/won't win the Cup next year.

The Pens will win the cup next year because Sid will be out to prove he is stil the #1 player in the League.  Geno will be out to prove that 2011-2012 was not a fluke.  Marc-Andre Fluery will have a chip on his shoulder for getting blamed for the Pens losing to the Flyers when MANY of the goals that beat him in the first 5 games were either lucky or fluky.  Game 6 he was awful.  Letang will be better.  Staal will get an extension and build on his performance from last year.  Simon Despres, Brian Strait and the other 5 young prospect Defensemen will be better.

The Pens won't win the Cup next year if Sid gets hurt again.   If Letang doesn't progress.  But mostly because the Pens can't find a spot for Martin and Michalek and the 9 Million dollar CAP Anchor that they have will be too much to overcome. 
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