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Penguins Without Crosby

This Post-Gazette article points out that the Penguins have a better record without Sidney Crosby in the lineup than with him. Whaaaa???

One paragraph that stood out to me, part of a quote from Brooks Orpik:

"That being said, no one wants him out of the lineup. Maybe guys kind of sit back [when Crosby plays]. I don't want to say he makes other guys nervous, but they kind of look at him and know he's in the lineup and they don't have to play as hard."

If that's true, the Pens won't win the Stanley Cup this year or any year. Here's to hoping someone - the coach, Gary Roberts, or even Sidney Crosby step up and make certain that such an attitude doesn't continue. The Pens could win the Cup this year, but not with that attitude.

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