Does Crosby make the Penguins the NHL’s best?

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With about 25 percent of the 2011-12 season in the books, some folks might have a Stanley Cup frontrunner pegged. Is it the Minnesota Wild or Chicago Blackhawks – two teams that lead the West – or maybe the red-hot Boston Bruins? Could it be the surging San Jose Sharks? Well, if you ask Jeremy Roenick and Pierre McGuire, Sidney Crosby’s return makes the Pittsburgh Penguins the best team in the NHL:

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Which team gets your vote? (Feel free to name teams who weren’t listed, naturally.)

As a bonus, check out this nifty video that breaks down Crosby’s night. (I especially like the fancy graphic that shows his path; it’s like Donnie Darko for hockey.)

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