When Pittsburgh toppled the Nashville Predators to win the 2016-17 Stanley Cup, right on the heels of their 2015-16 Cup triumph over the San Jose Sharks, the Penguins became the first NHL team to win back to back Stanley Cups in nearly two decades, and the first team to do so since the NHL salary cap era was born in 2005-06. The Detroit Red Wings won successive Stanley Cup crowns in 1996-97 and 1997-98, and were a win away from doing it again in 2008-09 when they lost Game 7 of the Cup final series on home ice to of all teams, the Penguins.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Lines Today
Whether on a home stand or on a Western road trip, be sure to follow Pittsburgh's schedule to stay up to date on all the odds heading into each game.
The Penguins can go on long winning streaks, so keeping track of their next opponent on a nightly basis is vital before placing your bet.
Carefully map out all your bets by using the calendar widget. Be sure to follow Pittsburgh's next opponent and whether the Penguins or their opposition are playing on back-to-back nights.
Pittsburgh Penguins Standings Right Now
Finding the Penguins at the top of the Eastern Conference standings has become the norm. With stars like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni in the fold, that's not expected to change in the near future. Be sure to follow where the Pens sit in the standings before placing your bets.
How To Win At Pittsburgh Penguins Betting
Twice the Penguins have won successive Stanley Cup titles and in both instances the formula for success was a familiar one. After years in the hockey wilderness, the Penguins selected Mario Lemieux with the first pick of the 1984 NHL entry draft. He went on to captain the Pens, became the best player in the NHL, was surrounded by a powerful supporting cast and led Pittsburgh to Stanley Cup titles in 1990-91 and 1991-92. Lemieux won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP both springs.
After several tough seasons of missing the playoffs, the Pens were awarded the No. 1 pick in the 2005 NHL entry draft, where they selected current captain Sidney Crosby. Crosby became the captain of the team and the NHL's best player. Surrounded by a powerful supporting cast, Sid The Kid led the Penguins to Cup crowns in 2015-16 and 2016-17, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy both springs.