Stanley Cup hero could slip next season
Talbot trending down, but Fedotenko is on the rise
Using the newly debuted projection system of Puck Prospectus, VUKOTA, Insider takes the temperature of players on every NHL team, starting with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Summer Skate -- Pittsburgh Penguins
After claiming the Cup and re-upping some of their own mainstay FAs, the Pens more or less stood pat during the offseason frenzy. However, that doesn't mean there won't be differences on next year's team. In fact, fans could see swings from a pair of Stanley Cup contributors for better and for worse.
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2009 NHL OFFSEASON
The writers of Puck Prospectus break out their new VUKOTA projection system to examine players trending up and sliding down on every NHL team. And in anticipation of training camp, E.J. Hradek dishes on an intriguing player that could have a big impact in 2009-10.
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