The Pittsburgh Penguins sojourn resolutely in a center of a container for a follow of a 2019 NHL playoffs, though their standing is distant from firm. With 74 points in a standings after 63 games, a Pens are in a fundamentally a upheld feverishness with a Carolina Hurricanes (identical 74 points in 63 games) and Columbus (73 points in 62 games). Montreal is right with these 3 teams fighting for a Wild Card spot.
As distant as a standings go, Pittsburgh hasn’t fared good in 2019. It finished a month of Feb with a intermediate and unimpressive 6-5-2 record. This followed January’s likewise “meh” record of 6-5-0.
The Pens need a large March, and it’s positively going to be a really bustling one with 16 games tangled into a 31 days, including a chaotic 14 games by a 25 of a month.
They upheld a test. With a 9-3-3 record in a month, it’s an considerable attainment deliberation Kris Letang played usually 3 games and Evgeni Malkin has been out roughly half of a month. So to a warn of no one, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel have been a leaders:
Another outrageous story is how Matt Murray has totally taken over a crease, starting 14 of 15 games this month and providing peculiarity goaltending.
Under Mike Sullivan, a Pens are now 39-15-8 in a month of March. That’s a 114-point gait for a unchanging season.
With 4 games left, Pittsburgh is on a verge of settling into a playoff mark expected in a 2v3 conflict in a Metro division, generally if it can get a indicate or dual Sunday opposite postseason-hungry Carolina.
The Penguins enter Apr looking to get healthy and make another low playoff run, and they can appreciate their good formula in a month of Mar to set them adult for that.