TEMPE, Ariz — The Pittsburgh Penguins lost the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 at Mullett Arena on Monday. It was the”how” that put the exclamation point on a bad Penguins road trip that undid much of the recent success.
Fans want answers.
They also want changes, firings, and trades. We did a Q&A video following the game from Mullett Arena, and the submissions were not pretty.
Gone was the Penguins gritty game. Bye-bye to the defensive responsibility and puck possession. The Penguins didn’t just “not have it,” they also scored into their own goal when Evgeni Malkin carelessly played Kris Letang’s back-pass in the third period.
Arizona became the first team in NHL history to score a power-play goal without recording a power-play shot on goal in the game.
Penguins fans were roiling mad. In the postgame Q&A,