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EASTERN CONFERENCE: Atlantic
Atlantic Scouting Reports by SARAH KWAK
October 05, 2009
"I would like to think that I can score 40 goals."
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October 05, 2009

Eastern Conference: Atlantic

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"I would like to think that I can score 40 goals."

—PITTSBURGH'S SIDNEY CROSBY, whose single-season high is 39

PITTSBURGH

Penguins

LAST SEASON 45-28-9 (4th in East); won Stanley Cup

KEY ADDITIONS RW Chris Conner, G Brent Johnson, D Jay McKee, C Mike Rupp

KEY LOSSES D Philippe Boucher, G Mathieu Garon, D Hal Gill, RW Miroslav Satan, D Rob Scuderi, RW Petr Sykora

After a long and successful season, a Penguins star center once again pleaded to his free-agent winger to come back and rejoin the team.

And this year it worked.

"I called [Ruslan Fedotenko] this summer and I said, 'Please sign,'" Art Ross Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin said. "I like playing with him. He's a good deal for Pittsburgh."

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