Summer Skate: Pittsburgh Penguins

Pens shift the defensive strategy behind their franchise forwards

Updated: August 17, 2010, 11:23 PM ET
By Timo Seppa & E.J. Hradek | Puck Prospectus/ESPN The Magazine

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