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Mario Lemieux visits penguins at the Pittsburgh Zoo just months after being selected No. 1 overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1984 NHL Draft. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: No. 1 Picks of the NHL Draft

Mario Lemieux visits penguins at the Pittsburgh Zoo just months after being selected No. 1 overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1984 NHL Draft. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: No. 1 Picks of the NHL Draft

A unique view provided by SI photographer Fred Vuich of a fight between Tanner Glass of the Penguins and Wayne Simmonds of the Flyers. (Fred Vuich/SI)

GALLERY: Did You See That?

A unique view provided by SI photographer Fred Vuich of a fight between Tanner Glass of the Penguins and Wayne Simmonds of the Flyers. (Fred Vuich/SI)
GALLERY: Did You See That?

The Flyers and Penguins battle for the puck in front of the Pittsburgh goal during a game between the two in-state rivals last week. Philadelphia won the game 6-5 on Jakub Voracek’s goal with 1:31 remaining. (Fred Vuich/SI)

KWAK: Voracek emerging as spark for Flyers

The Flyers and Penguins battle for the puck in front of the Pittsburgh goal during a game between the two in-state rivals last week. Philadelphia won the game 6-5 on Jakub Voracek’s goal with 1:31 remaining. (Fred Vuich/SI)
KWAK: Voracek emerging as spark for Flyers

Tyler Kennedy (No. 48) battles for position against Marty Reasoner during Wednesday’s Penguins-Islanders game in Pittsburgh. The Islanders cruised to a 4-1 victory and are now 3-2-1 on the young season. (Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)

POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Penguins and Islanders rank

Tyler Kennedy (No. 48) battles for position against Marty Reasoner during Wednesday’s Penguins-Islanders game in Pittsburgh. The Islanders cruised to a 4-1 victory and are now 3-2-1 on the young season. (Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)
POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Penguins and Islanders rank

Jaromir Jagr skates against Russia in the 1998 Winter Olympics. Jagr and the Czech squad took the gold medal in Nagano. (David E. Klutho/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr skates against Russia in the 1998 Winter Olympics. Jagr and the Czech squad took the gold medal in Nagano. (David E. Klutho/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Jaromir Jagr

Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby pose together during a Sept. 2006 SI photo shoot in New York City. (Michael O’Neill/SI)

GALLERY: The Crosby-Ovechkin Rivalry

Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby pose together during a Sept. 2006 SI photo shoot in New York City. (Michael O’Neill/SI)
GALLERY: The Crosby-Ovechkin Rivalry

Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr pose after winning the 1991 Stanley Cup. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Great NHL Hairstyles

Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr pose after winning the 1991 Stanley Cup. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Great NHL Hairstyles

Evgeni Malkin stretches on the ice before a Penguins-Lightining game last February. Malkin is currently playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL while the NHL remains gridlocked in a labor dispute. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

ROSENBERG: Bettman to blame for NHL lockout

Evgeni Malkin stretches on the ice before a Penguins-Lightining game last February. Malkin is currently playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL while the NHL remains gridlocked in a labor dispute. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
ROSENBERG: Bettman to blame for NHL lockout

Luc Robitaille pounds Jaromir Jagr into the boards during a 1996 Rangers-Penguins game. (David E. Klutho/SI)

GALLERY: Jaromir Jagr at 40

Luc Robitaille pounds Jaromir Jagr into the boards during a 1996 Rangers-Penguins game. (David E. Klutho/SI)
GALLERY: Jaromir Jagr at 40

Claude Giroux and Sidney Crosby exchange punches during a first period scrum on Sunday. The Flyers took a 3-0 series lead over their rival Penguins with a 8-4 victory. (Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

VIDEO: Watch highlights of Game 3 between Flyers and Pens
DATER: Penguins lost face as an organization in physical loss
MUIR: Cooke, Weiss, Klein earn Sunday’s three stars

Claude Giroux and Sidney Crosby exchange punches during a first period scrum on Sunday. The Flyers took a 3-0 series lead over their rival Penguins with a 8-4 victory. (Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
VIDEO: Watch highlights of Game 3 between Flyers and PensDATER: Penguins lost face as an organization in physical lossMUIR: Cooke, Weiss, Klein earn Sunday’s three stars

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek wrists a game-winning goal in overtime past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and Jordan Staal (11) during Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on Wednesday. The Flyers fell behind 3-0 but scored four straight for the overtime victory. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

FARBER: Flyers rally to beat Pens in memorable Game 1 
DATER: Schenn, Richards among Wednesday’s Three Stars
VIDEO: Watch highlights of the Penguins-Flyers game

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek wrists a game-winning goal in overtime past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and Jordan Staal (11) during Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on Wednesday. The Flyers fell behind 3-0 but scored four straight for the overtime victory. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
FARBER: Flyers rally to beat Pens in memorable Game 1 DATER: Schenn, Richards among Wednesday’s Three StarsVIDEO: Watch highlights of the Penguins-Flyers game

Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato (left) stands on the boards between benches to talk with Flyers assistant coach Craig Berube during an on-ice fight between the two rivals.The two coaches were ejected and a total of 52 minutes in penalties were called for the third period brawl. The Flyers won 6-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

VIDEO: Watch highlights of Sunday’s Penguins-Flyers game
DATER: Handing out awards for the 2011-12 NHL season

Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato (left) stands on the boards between benches to talk with Flyers assistant coach Craig Berube during an on-ice fight between the two rivals.The two coaches were ejected and a total of 52 minutes in penalties were called for the third period brawl. The Flyers won 6-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
VIDEO: Watch highlights of Sunday’s Penguins-Flyers gameDATER: Handing out awards for the 2011-12 NHL season

Sidney Crosby, who has missed a combined 101 games with concussion syndromes since Jan. 2011, returned to the Penguins lineup last night against the Rangers. The captain recorded two assists in a 5-2 victory. (Scott Levy/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Sidney Crosby’s Career
KWAK: Healthy Crosby will be key for Penguins 
DATER: Resilient Pens climb to top of Power Rankings

Sidney Crosby, who has missed a combined 101 games with concussion syndromes since Jan. 2011, returned to the Penguins lineup last night against the Rangers. The captain recorded two assists in a 5-2 victory. (Scott Levy/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Sidney Crosby’s CareerKWAK: Healthy Crosby will be key for Penguins DATER: Resilient Pens climb to top of Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a 4,700-pound bronze statue honoring Mario Lemieux on Wednesday. The statue, which stands outside Consol Energy Center, depicts Lemieux splitting a pair of defensemen on his way to scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in 1988. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own Statues
SI VAULT: Lemieux on his battle cancer (1.22.96)

The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a 4,700-pound bronze statue honoring Mario Lemieux on Wednesday. The statue, which stands outside Consol Energy Center, depicts Lemieux splitting a pair of defensemen on his way to scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in 1988. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own StatuesSI VAULT: Lemieux on his battle cancer (1.22.96)

Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin stretches on the ice before a game against Tampa Bay on Saturday. The Penguins currently rank No. 8 in Adrian Dater’s weekly NHL Power Rankings. (AP)

DATER: Canucks, Red Wings lead this week’s power rankings

Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin stretches on the ice before a game against Tampa Bay on Saturday. The Penguins currently rank No. 8 in Adrian Dater’s weekly NHL Power Rankings. (AP)
DATER: Canucks, Red Wings lead this week’s power rankings