In a golden era of power forwards, Kevin Stevens was one of, if not, the best.
Troy Loney worked his way up through the organization and established himself as a physical presence in the corners and in front of the net.
Thirty-four players have donned the No. 23 in Penguins history, and yet no one wore it longer or with more distinction than Randy Hillier.
Mike Bullard was a terrific scorer, an elite one at times.
This may have been the easiest choice of them all.
Paul Gardner was not the fleetest of foot nor a Stanley Cup champion. But he would simply do whatever it takes to score goals.
Why Jean Pronovost? Because no one wore the blue and white better, regardless of number.
Lowell MacDonald was one of the first stars in Penguins history and retired as the team's third-leading scorer all-time.
Quick, who was the best player in Penguins history pre-Mario Lemieux? A pretty good argument could be made that it was Rick Kehoe.
OK, so let's talk about those 714 penalty minutes instead. And those two rings he still wears.
By no means was Randy Cunneyworth a star, but he was a very valuable role player on the Penguins' teams of the mid- to late-1980's
Only five players in Penguins history have won three Stanley Cups with the club.
Unlucky No. 13 doesn't see much circulation around the league. It wasn't unlucky for Bill Guerin, though.
Welcome to our series on who wore each number best for the Penguins. The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project at...
Jordan Staal wasn't Sidney Crosby. Nor was he Evgeni Malkin. But without him the Penguins simply don't win the Stanley Cup in 2009.
As Ron Francis was getting older through his playing days, he'd often joke that it didn't matter because "I don't have a step to lose."
Duper's infectious personality and strong two-way play made him a lock for No. 9.
The Recchin' Ball played for seven teams but Pittsburgh's always been home for No. 8.
From Hell's Kitchen to Hockey Hall of Fame, the remarkable journey of Joey Mullen.
Welcome to the sixth part of a series on who wore each number best for the Penguins. The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project...
This one won't be popular in Boston.
Dave Burrows is one of the best defensive defensemen in the Penguins' history, if not the best.
Twenty different players have worn the No. 3 for the Penguins but there is no question Olli Maatta wore it best.
Who could forget Jimmy Paek?
For longtime Pittsburgh hockey fans, he'll always just be 'Moose.'