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Fancy stats suggest Penguins are much better than their record indicates. That true?

Tim Benz
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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Dominik Kahun celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers in the third period Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at PPG Paints Arena.

Want hard-hitting Penguins analysis? You’ve got it!

It’s in this week’s hockey podcast with Brian Metzer of the Penguins Radio Network.

Well, after a few minutes of discussion about Tool, Poison, Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe and Kiss.

Per usual.


Then we get into more pressing matters such as Jim Rutherford’s Hall of Fame induction, Dominik Kahun’s emergence, the power play, the rivalry with the New York Islanders, odd scheduling and fancy stats.

The advanced analytics say the Penguins are much better than their record indicates. Is that true? Or are all the charts and graphs for the birds?

You know. Like the new Tool book and the latest ’80s metal comeback tour.

No. Seriously. There’s lots of hockey in here. I swear.

Matt Murray’s contractual future. Bryan Rust’s good play. Potential trade interest in Tristan Jarry. Paranormal hockey activity.

Trust me. Just listen.

Tim Benz and Brian Metzer first talk ’80s metal, then dive into Penguins news including Jim Rutherford’s Hall of Fame induction, Dominik Kahun’s emergence and the rivalry with the Islanders

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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