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Spreading the wealth - 5-28-09

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

After the Penguins' second game of the second round against the Capitals, we put together a few posts illustrating the need for the Penguins to spread out their scoring. Sidney Crosby was on fire, but he needed some help.

Well help has arrived. This is what the Penguins how the Penguins' scoring was spread out after the first eight games of these playoffs:

Player Goals
(23)
Percentage of
Team Total
Sidney Crosby 8 34.8%
Evgeni Malkin 4 17.2%
Mark Eaton 3 13.0%
Bill Guerin 2 8.7%
Tyler Kennedy 2 8.7%
Ruslan Fedotenko 1 4.3%
Sergei Gonchar 1 4.3%
Rob Scuderi 1 4.3%
Maxime Talbot 1 4.3%

This is where those totals stand after Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final:

Player Goals
(65)
Percentage of
Team Total
Sidney Crosby 14 21.5%
Evgeni Malkin 12 18.5 %
Bill Guerin 7 10.8 %
Ruslan Fedotenko 6 9.2 %
Mark Eaton 4 6.2 %
Maxime Talbot 4 6.2 %
Craig Adams 3 4.6 %
Tyler Kennedy 3 4.6 %
Kris Letang 3 4.6 %
Sergei Gonchar 2 3.1 %
Jordan Staal 2 3.1 %
Philippe Boucher 1 1.5 %
Matt Cooke 1 1.5 %
Chris Kunitz 1 1.5 %
Miroslav Satan 1 1.5 %
Rob Scuderi 1 1.5 %

(Photo: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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