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5-Minute Penguins Breakdown: PP1 Blame & What Went Wrong



The Pittsburgh Penguins had 24 scoring chances yet scored exactly zero goals. There was a confused frustration in the Penguins locker room. Erik Karlsson discussed the power play futility while extolling how well they played at even strength.

The New York Rangers beat the Penguins 1-0 at PPG Paints Arena Wednesday.

Dan Kingerski broke it down from the new top line with Drew O’Connor, Alex Nylander’s performance, and the sputtering, faceplanting, frustrating power play that was 0-for-5.

Erik Karlsson offered some ideas of why it’s struggling, and Kingerski laid them out and what should come next for the unit.

Goalie Tristan Jarry was a hard-luck loser, allowing only one goal but losing his second straight start despite a myriad of tough saves.

From the many good things to the negative result, get the full breakdown.