What kind of start will Ryan Haggerty get off to with the Penguins this season?
Will the things that made Jordy Bellerive successful in juniors translate smoothly to the professional game?
Through no real fault of his own, Thomas Di Pauli has been completely unable to stay healthy in his professional career so far.
Earlier this summer I ranked Justin Almeida the Penguins' No. 5 overall prospect, and No. 3 forward prospect.
Zach Trotman's playing time in the NHL this season likely will be determined in large part by whether the Penguins' other defensemen can stay healthy.
Brandon Tanev's physical, high-energy style is precisely what the Penguins were hoping to add via free agency this summer.
The Penguins like a lot about Dominik Simon's game, but his inability to convert scoring chances in 2018-19 could cost him his place on the No. 1 line.
Justin Schultz, who reliably produces an average of around one point every other game, will be playing for a contract in 2019-20.
There's no secret about what the Penguins can expect from Bryan Rust: Good two-way play, forechecking and penalty-killing and a goal total in the teens.
Chad Ruhwedel isn't going to get steady work on the Penguins' blue line unless there is a major injury, but he provides valuable depth.
Marcus Pettersson will try to build on a solid first season with the Penguins and move into an enhanced role on their defense. When he gets a contract, anyway.
Matt Murray bounced back from a concussion that sidelined him early last season to give the Penguins some quality goaltending.
Jared McCann did some of his best work in the NHL after being acquired from Florida last season. The Penguins are hoping he can build on that.
Evgeni Malkin will be looking to trying to take his game back to its previous level after having a disappointing season in 2018-19.
Kris Letang is the dominant figure on the Penguins' defense corps, but he'll have to stay healthy to contribute as much as he is capable of.
Recently acquired forward Dominik Kahun has shown an ability to play a variety of positions on a number of lines.
Defenseman Jack Johnson has been a lightning rod for criticism since the Penguins signed him as a free agent in 2018.
Tristan Jarry could spend the coming season with the Penguins or with their farm team in Wilkes-Barre. Or with a different organization.
The Penguins are hoping that Patric Hornqvist will be able to bounce back from a dismal second half -- and a history of concussions.
Can Jake Guentzel become the first Penguins player since Evgeni Malkin in 2011-12 to score 50 times in a season?
Erik Gudbranson exceeded most observers' expectations after the Penguins acquired him, and will try to build on that solid early performance.
Penguins forward Alex Galchenyuk can show -- and earn -- a lot with a strong two-way performance during his first season with the team.
What you've seen from him in the past -- solid, responsible defensive play -- is what you can expect to get during the coming season.
He's the front-trunner to be Matt Murray's backup, but he might have to fend off a challenge from Tristan Jarry during training camp.
Can he produce at his customary level and, in the process, help his team reclaim its place among the top contenders for the Stanley Cup?
He's a logical candidate to replace Matt Cullen in the middle of the fourth line, although he can play the wing, too.