But, still, this is an impressive move on a couple of fronts.
The Pens are averaging 3.03 goals scored per game, ranked 5th in the league.
That's a beautiful place to be.
But the Pens are giving up 2.87 goals per game, which is 9th WORST in the league.
The only teams below them in G.A.A. are Dallas, Anaheim, Islanders, Columbus, Carolina, Atlanta, Toronto, and Edmonton -- not exactly powerhouses of the league.
Potentionally life altering road trip from 11th through the 18th
God help us all.
Trading deadline in like eight minutes.
"I didn't see it go in the net. I just heard everyone scream," said Crosby.
"I saw [Iginla] get a step on the guy and steal his puck. I just tried to let him know where I was and throw it at the net. He had his back turned towards me. I didn't think he'd know I was there. I just threw it at the net. I wasn't really aiming for anything."
Enjoy this game, because as of 11:59 tonight, the NHL roster freeze is over and the madness really begins.
"A shutout is given to a team whose goaltender successfully prevents the other team from scoring and plays the entire game."
The only documentation we can provide is that this explanation is widely accepted in the Series Of Tubes.