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PensBurgh Podcast: Do the Penguins have a leaky defense?

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have experienced a bit of a downswing over their last few games. Giving up a combined 15 goals over the span of two games is never a good thing.

Why have the Pens looked a little leaky lately? Does it come down to bad defensive positioning? Shaky goaltending? A combination of these and other factors? Or, as GM Ron Hextall recently said in an interview, are we all overrating to a simple blip on the radar?

In addition to the recap and main segment, the mailbag is absolutely loaded this week, with eight participants, 11 total questions, and a whole variety of unique answers. What fictional hockey players would help this current Penguins squad? Could Mike Matheson get a shot playing on the wing? What would it take for the NHL to ban Tom Wilson? Answers to these questions, and many more, in this week’s PensBurgh Podcast:

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Intro/Outro music courtesy of: Sylendanna.

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