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#TribHKY Sunday links: Pens-Flyers stars and other assorted postgame stuff.

Good Sunday morning to you, dear readers.

This old machine has crashed often since Team Trib arrived in New York, so probably best to keep this short and direct.

Marc-Andre Fleury passed Tom Barrasso on the Penguins’ all-time wins list, and this victory also helped him rediscover his mojo. Game Report:

And now, something new this season, the #TribHKY stars:

These are not subjective.

1 – Paul Martin, Penguins

Statement game in a big way for Martin, who was Devilish with his skating and stick-on-puck work.

2 – Tanner Glass

Noticeable every shift, which is not something man fourth liners can say in their first game with a new team.

3 – Evgeni Malkin

That, folks, was a signal that half of a season in Russia did the MVP good.

And, now, some linkage:

= Columnist Dejan Kovacevic asks, “Where did that come from?” —

= Beat scribe Josh Yohe on a penalty kill reborn:

= Notes n’at, leading off with Martin’s promising start:

= The #TribHKY Sunday column on Dan Bylsma’s stroke:

= Jonathan Bombulie’s AHL Penguins report:

Also, reasons to BUY THE PAPER:

Josh’s “PuckSpeak” with Max Talbot of the Flyers … College Hockey stuff … the soon to be anticipated #TribHKY Sunday Showcase.

An AM skate awaits…



Author: Rob Rossi

Rob Rossi has covered the Penguins for parts of every season that Sidney Crosby has played in Pittsburgh. So, since 2005. He has led the Trib's NHL coverage since 2007, when he became the primary Penguins beat reporter. He joined the Tribune-Review in November 2002. Rossi, 35, is local chapter president of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. He also dabbles in radio, as ClearChannel's "Penguins Insider," and TV, as "NHL Insider" for Root Sports Pittsburgh, and as a semi-regular contributor to The Final Word, a Sunday sports show that airs on WPXI. In 2012, Rossi was recognized nationally by Penn State's John Curley Center for Sports Journalism for his coverage of youth sports for a Trib series that investigated concussion protocol. In 2013, he teamed with Carl Prine for an investigative piece about athletes' charities what was honored regionally. A graduate of West Virginia University and Keystone Oaks High School, Rossi was raised in Crafton and Green Tree and currently resides in Brookline. He is currently working on the authorized biography of Evgeni Malkin. Follow him on Twitter: @RobRossi_Trib

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