No. 3: Pittsburgh Penguins
Season record: 33-13-5 (71 points)
Riding a three-game win streak, the Penguins have amassed an astonishing 22-3-2 record on home ice, and will hardly miss top-line winger Connor Sheary, who is out 4-6 weeks. The big mystery is what will happen to underperforming Marc-Andre Fleury as the trade deadline approaches.