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.