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Pittsburgh Postgame: What Went Wrong in Game 1?



The Penguins weren’t necessarily cruising through two periods Sunday, but they were in fine form and position to get a leg up on the Islanders.

Instead, the Pens find themselves down in their first-round series after being unable to keep up the pace.

Duquesne head men’s hockey coach Conrad Waite joined me for our first playoff edition of Pittsburgh Postgame, as we dissected what went wrong in Game 1 — and what was actually encouraging despite the result:

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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 from 2016-18, including coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. He contributes commentary and analysis here in various forms.

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