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May 2, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Pens Roundtable link

Josh Yohe, Ken Laird and I got together one last time to wrap up the 2014-15 season. We tried to sort out the series loss to the Rangers and what affected the Penguins this season. Also offseason priorities and what …

April 30, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Year-end evaluation: bottom-six

You could theoretically configure a third line that includes a total of 44 goals scored in Nick Spaling (nine), Brandon Sutter (21) and Steve Downie (14). Yet I don’t think anyone would say the Penguins’ bottom-six forwards were a strength …

April 28, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Year-end evaluation: top six

Yesterday we examined the Penguins’ centers. Today, their top-six wingers. Tomorrow, their bottom-six. Chris Kunitz Everything looked fine early. Kunitz scored eight goals in the Penguins’ first 11 games, then 10 over his next 68. There was a fractured foot …

April 27, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Year-end evaluation: centers

Each day this week, we’re going to be examining various parts of the Penguins. What we thought about how they performed. Who we think who will be back. Who we think is due to produce. Basically, any insight we can …

April 17, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Pens Roundtable show link

Do the Penguins stand a chance? What’s up with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin? What went wrong last night? Josh Yohe and I tackled this issues from separate parts of Manhattan yesterday for a really round Pens Roundtable Show, with …

April 10, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Strange days in Penguin land, no? Win tonight to get in? Well, it can happen. There are other ways the Penguins can make the playoffs, too. Josh Yohe, Ken Laird and I talked about that this afternoon for our weekly Pens …

April 10, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Mackey: Pens’ potential playoff scenarios

I started college (Westminster) as a math major. Made it to Calculus III, too. Really enjoyed Discrete Mathematical Analysis, which included a three-hour, 50-page final exam. Still, potential playoff scenarios make my head spin. Anyway, here’s what I came up …

April 7, 2015
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Catching up with Farnham, others

With the Penguins set for what could be the biggest game of the season tonight in Ottawa, let’s take a minute to reflect on something really important … like Bobby Farnham. Wait, what? I was in Wilkes-Barre over the weekend, talked …

April 4, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Pens Roundtable show link

Lot of doom and gloom with the local hockey club these days, no? Well, Josh Yohe, Ken Laird and I broke it all down for you Friday afternoon, our weekly Pens Roundtable Show. Here’s the link. Hope you can listen. …

March 30, 2015
by Jason Mackey


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Postgame: Penguins 3, Sharks 2 (SO)

The way Penguins coach Mike Johnston explained it, David Perron texted him sometime Sunday afternoon and said he was feeling better. Johnston told Perron, who was sick and missed Saturday’s game, to stop by his office when he arrived at …

 
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