The Pittsburgh Penguins enter the All-Star Break with a 31-15-40-(66pts) record at the 50 game mark and following last night's 1-0 win over the New York Islanders, the Penguins are maintaining in the Eastern Conference without Sidney Crosby.
Despite averaging just 2.1 goals per game in the nine games without Crosby, the Penguins have posted a 5-3-1 record in Crosby's absence. The Penguins are winning behind their goaltending and defensive play, where the team has emerged among the league's elite in both areas.
Penguins by the Numbers at the All-Star Break
Pittsburgh is 4th in the Eastern Conference with 66 points and are 5 points behind conference leading Philadelphia (71pts)
*Pittsburgh is 17-9-1 at home, 4th best home record in the NHL | Pittsburgh is 14-6-3 on the road, 9th best road record in the NHL