Pittsburgh is looking to make a free agent splash. With $12 million cleared in salary cap space, every free agent this summer is in play for the Penguins. Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Alex Semin; any of them could be wearing a Pittsburgh sweater next season.
After leading the NHL in shots-per-game and goals-per-game, it is obvious that Pittsburgh doesn’t need help on the offensive end—even with the loss of Jordan Staal. The focus will be on defense, but in a forward-heavy market there are not a lot of blueline options available.
So who is a good fit for the Penguins? Here are eight options: