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Why Penguins coach Mike Sullivan might stick with Game 1 lineup

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Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is seen against the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum.

In Friday’s Sided.co podcast, Jonathan Bombulie, the Trib’s Penguins beat writer, joins me from Long Island to preview Game 2 of the Penguins-Islanders series.

We figure out why Mike Sullivan may stick with his failed lineup decisions from Game 1 against the Islanders. We also talk about why Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin were so good, why Sidney Crosby’s line struggled so much and why there is so much focus on the “what ifs” from Wednesday night.

LISTEN: Why Sullivan might stick with Game 1 lineup

Plus we dive into why Penguins fans shouldn’t panic over the Game 1 result, how things could’ve been different if they had started better and whether Robin Lehner can replicate his Game 1 performance.

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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