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E.J. Hradek on possible PIT/NYI series: “I think the Penguins have to be viewed as the favorites”

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This week’s episode of the PensBurgh Podcast features NHL Network’s E.J. Hradek as we discuss all sorts of possibilities heading into the 2019 NHL playoffs.

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During our interview with E.J. Hradek, we delve into topics such as: Sidney Crosby and Selke Trophy consideration, E.J. gives his thoughts on the Western Conference playoff picture, and we talk about the recent announcement regarding the current playoff format, plus much more!

Hooks and I also talk about things like: Phil Kessel’s even-strength funk, the recent injuries surrounding the Penguins and how that will affect the team moving forward, as well as a speculative projection of the presumed Penguins-Islanders round one matchup.

Don’t forget: E.J. can be seen on “NHL Now” weekdays at 4 p.m. ET throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Also, be sure to follow E.J. on Twitter: @EJHradek_NHL

Enjoy the show!

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Intro/Outro music courtesy of Sylendanna.

Track Title: Online Now! & I Think Its The Way I Walk