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Breakfast With Benz

Why were the Penguins so spotty on West Coast road trip?

Tim Benz
| Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:26 a.m

It’s our weekly “Breakfast With Benz” hockey podcast with Brian Metzer of the Penguins Radio network.

Plenty of topics on the table this week.

• The Penguins were very spotty on that 2-3 west coast trip before the break. How come?

• How do the Pens currently compare to the rest of the Metro as they enjoy some downtime?

LISTEN: Tim Benz, Brian Metzer discuss Penguins’ spotty West Coast road trip?

• I think Derick Brassard and Morgan Burnett are actually the same person. We’ll see if Metz agrees.

• The Capitals are struggling, too. So that’s fun.

• How worried should we be about Patric Hornqvist’s concussions? Maybe Philadelphia’s Wayne Simmonds can provide power forward depth at the trade deadline.

• Most importantly, the new Rival Sons album comes out Friday. And Greta Van Fleet was on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.

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

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