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Hextall’s Crucial Mistake Dogging the Pittsburgh Penguins (+)



Pittsburgh Penguins, Kasperi Kapanen, Evan Rodrigues

Hindsight is 20/20. All analysis looking backward is perfect, though there is one decision, one mistake which quickly drew criticism at the moment, and it is indeed dogging the Pittsburgh Penguins season.

Yes, we can question losing Jared McCann for nothing in 2021, and I did. Those 25 goals he’s potted this season, and the ability to provide an offensive push from the third-line center spot, would look pretty good this season. But that’s not the Hextall mistake squeezing the Penguins the most.

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