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Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (3/2)–Pens vs Flyers; Fans return

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Kasperi Kapanen (42) skates with the puck past Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz (2) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in Washington. The Penguins won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

This week’s hockey podcast with Brian Metzer looks at the upcoming Penguins three game set against the Flyers, Evgeni Malkin, Kaspari Kapanen, some music trivia, and flashing back to the 1991 trade with the Hartford Whalers.

Madden Monday–Mark Madden, Tim Benz on Pens questions, Steelers free agents, Pitt problems

In this week’s Madden Monday podcast, Tim Benz and Mark Madden talk about Steeler draft ideas, ups-and-downs of the Penguins, troubles for Pitt’s basketball program, memories of the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Penguins trade with the Hartford Whalers, and Casey DeSmith’s hairless cat.

Fantasy Sports podcast (2/25)–Jeff Erickson of RotoWire

In this week’s Fantasy Sports podcast, Jeff Erickson of Rotowire joins me to talk about Big Ben, QB musical chairs, JuJu Smith-Schuster’s future, Cy Young favorites, and Tiger Woods’ accident.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (2/25)–How the Penguins may handle Jason Zucker’s injury

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Jason Zucker lies on the ice after he was injured during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in Washington. The Penguins won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

TribLive beat writer Seth Rorabaugh joins me to talk about Jason Zucker’s injury, the acquisition of defenseman Mark Friedman, Zach-Aston Reese, goaltending, new uniforms, and white chocolate.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (2/23)–How long will Sidney Crosby play?

The PenguinsÕ Sidney Crosby (87) waits for a faceoff against the Boston Bruins during their game at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

Pittsburgh Penguins radio network host Brian Metzer joins me to talk about the long term future of Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh, Evgeni Malkin’s struggles, and the state of the Eastern Division.

Madden Monday–Mark Madden, Tim Benz on Evgeni Malkin, Big Ben, Pirates in 2021

This week’s “Madden Monday” podcast looks at Evgeni Malkin’s troubles, Steelers offseason decisions, and low Pirates expectations.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (2/19)–Dyllan Lubbesmeyer

Robert Morris goalie Dyllan Lubbesmeyer is up for college hockey’s Humanitarian Award. He joins us to talk about his commitments off-the-ice to veterans causes, academic life, and social enrichment on campus.

Breakfast With Benz hockey podcast (2/19)–Pens plod along

The Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry makes a save agains the Capitals in the second period on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 at PPG Paints Arena.

TribLive Penguins beat reporter Seth Rorabaugh joins me to talk about the team’s “disjointed” first quarter, goaltending, Evgeni Malkin’s issues, trade thoughts, and the state of the Eastern Division.