Atlantic Division Preview

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Matt Sitkoff in NHL
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The toughest division just got tougher. Not only does the Atlantic Division host the defending Stanley Cup champs, but offseason moves saw future hall-of-famer Chris Pronger and superstar scorer Marian Gaborik join this already tough division. Oh yeah, and the best goaltender of all-time still roams the net in New Jersey. Two straight years have seen the Atlantic send four teams to the playoffs, and we will see that again this season.   1. Pittsburgh Penguins Rearview Mirror The Pittsburgh Penguins used their resilience all the way to a Stanley Cup championship. To be five points out of a playoff spot with 25 games to play, to come back from 2-0 vs. both the Capitals and the Red Wings in a playoff series, and to win a tough Game Six and Game Seven to capture the franchise's first cup ...

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