With James Neal and the Penguins off to another fast start, there’s plenty of reason to believe he can finish the ’13 season with the Richard Trophy in tow.
James Conley James was a Penguins contributor at THW and SB Nation Pensburgh and owns the Pittsburgh sports blog Slew Footers.
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