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PHN Extra: Brassard Blown Away By ‘Playoff Pens’

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PITTSBURGHClaude Giroux‘s review of Game 1 was … blunt.

“That’s one of the worst games I’ve been a part of,” the Flyers captain said a few minutes after the Penguins finished smoking his squad, 7-0, on Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena.

Derick Brassard didn’t feel much better about his game, from a strictly individual perspective. You see, he was faced with the task of jumping directly into the playoffs after missing the final five games of the regular season with what’s believed to be a groin injury.

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“It was really tough,” he said after playing 13:44 in his first game in two weeks. “I just have to keep it simple out there, get my legs under me.”

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A lifelong hockey addict, Matt has been fortunate enough to make his career in his sport of choice, working in high school, juniors, college and the pros in various multimedia roles. Previous to joining PHN, Matt was a credentialed Penguins/NHL beat reporter for the past two seasons, including coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. He signed on with PHN in Feb. 2018 as co-owner, contributing commentary and analysis in various forms.



  1. Jamie

    April 12, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Hey Matt I followed you from your old site, I really enjoy your writing style and coverage of the Pens, I am hoping you do a lot of these kind of articles here, I know you are the analytics guy but I really enjoy reading your pieces like above.
    Thanks and keep up the good work!

    • Matt Gajtka

      April 12, 2018 at 12:09 pm

      Numbers are just part of what I do, Jamie. Appreciate the note!

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