Rossi: Sunday Morning Pops N’At


Good morning from Columbus, Ohio, to the Dear Readers…

Something to chew on with the Penguins taking a day off: Jeff Zatkoff, on Saturday night, became only the ninth goalie not named Marc-Andre Fleury to win a regular-season game since the 2005-06 season. (Buy the paper and you’ll find nuggets like that EVERYDAY on the #TribHKY banner. Shameless plug complete.)



A rundown of our Sunday coverage:


= Quoth the Flower: “Awesome” win for Zatkoff, and not just because a certain beat scribe kept his hearing on a cannon-less night:


= Columnist Dejan Kovacevic does double duty to call out the NHL commish:


= Said NHL commish was hardly pleased by that riot-like game in Philadelphia on Friday night, as he explained from Nationwide Arena on Saturday:


= A couple of chats with players last week showed how the communicative skills of Dan Bylsma help the Penguins:


= Our AHL correspondent Jonathan Bombulie looks at what goes into an NHL promotion for the Penguins’ prospects:





I will be on the Subway Final Word tonight after Sunday Night Football on local NBC affiliates. That means WPXI for those in Western Pennsylvania. The show takes your Tweets, so go at it.



Be Excellent to each other,