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Tim Benz, Jonathan Bombulie discuss Penguins injuries, critical schedule

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The Blue Jackets’ Seth Jones slashes the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby during the third period Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Jones was called for a penalty on the play.

Even though the NHL trade deadline has come and gone, questions abound for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

• Can they wiggle into the playoffs?

• How many points can they get during this critical nine-game stretch against fellow Eastern Conference playoff contenders?

• How will Mike Sullivan and Jim Rutherford try to get through Bryan Rust’s and Chad Ruhwedel’s “longer term” absences?

• Are there any dark horse teams that will make a late push to complicate the playoff picture?

• Will the next two rematches against Columbus be harder than the 5-2 win on Tuesday?

• Is Patric Hornqvist finally about to get on track as he rejoins Sidney Crosby’s line?

Tribune-Review beat writer Jonathan Bombulie has all of the answers in our Sided.co podcast.

All of the answers. Every single one.


LISTEN: Discussing Penguins injuries, upcoming critical schedule

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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