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Tim Benz, Seth Rorabaugh examine how Penguins can withstand so many injuries

Tim Benz
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The Penguins’ Alex Galchenyuk defends on the Jets’ Andrew Copp in front of goaltender Matt Murray Jets in the second period Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin celebrates with Alex Galchenyuk after a first-period power play goal against the Blue Jackets Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at PPG Paints Arena.

We welcome Seth Rorabaugh to the “Breakfast With Benz” podcast today. He is our new medical sciences beat writer at TribLive.

Oh, I’m sorry. Did I say medical sciences? I meant Pittsburgh Penguins beat writer.

But really, what’s the difference?

Since Seth has come on board, the Penguins have lost Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin, Nick Bjugstad, Patric Hornqvist and Alex Galchenyuk due to injury.

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I’m not saying any of that is Seth’s fault. I’m just saying don’t stand near him during a lightning storm.

Especially if you are an NHL forward.

During this podcast you will hear Seth and I try to figure out a way for the Penguins to get around this wild stretch of injuries. We also look at the team’s inconsistent start, Thursday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks and the importance of the home points that have slipped away so far.

Also, tell me again why they went with seven defenseman Tuesday? I’m still trying to figure out that plan.

All that and more on the “Breakfast With Benz” podcast. Click below. Take a listen. Find out if Seth and I both make it through the whole thing without straining a vocal cord and winding up on long-term injured reserve.

LISTEN: Tim Benz and Seth Rorabaugh look at the state of the Penguins with their inconsistent start and how they are dealing with all the injuries

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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