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Morning Line

I've never been one to focus on pressure. Pressure, for me, comes when I don't feel like I'm doing a good job — just like a player. Trust me, I will put more pressure on myself than anyone else ever will. No offense, but I don't really read the papers much. I trust my staff and the people I'm close with. You have to be true to yourself, true to your instincts. Just be who you are. That's what I'll do. I'm very excited about this.

-Mike Johnston, head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins on dealing with pressure.  Read more from Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review who did a Q & A with Johnston.

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Live Stream- Pittsburgh Penguins Press Conference

The Pittsburgh Penguins are expected to introduce Mike Johnston as their new head coach.

It is scheduled to start at 12:30pm ET and you can watch it below...

added 12:37pm, Penguins press release on Mike Johnston is below the video...

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Penguins Have Found Their Coach

via TSN,

The Pittsburgh Penguins are expected to introduce Mike Johnston as their new head coach at a news conference at Noon et/9am pt, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.

Johnston has worked the last five seasons behind the bench with the WHL's Portland Winterhawks, leading them to a berth in the Memorial Cup tournament in 2013.

Prior to joining the Winterhawks in 2008, he worked with the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks as an associate coach.

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