The Pittsburgh Penguins finally know who their first round opponent in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be. Heading into the final night of the regular season, it was down to either the Ottawa Senators or New York Islanders.
No, this team will not bring back the echoes of the great Islanders dynasty of 30-plus years ago. They are not going to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this team is young, hungry and improving. They have become the team that nobody wants to play.