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Flyers at Penguins preview - 11/13

Flyers at Penguins, 7:30 PM ET, Mellon Arena

Season records: 

Flyers, 5-6-3, 13 pts, 13th in Eastern Conference
Penguins, 9-4-2, 20 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference

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Penguins at Red Wings preview - 11/11

Penguins at Red Wings, 7PM ET, Joe Louis Arena

Season records: 

Penguins, 8-4-2, 18 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference
Red Wings, 9-2-2, 20 pts, 2nd in Western Conference

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Penguins would be smart ignoring Wings’ game hype

And let the hype machine begin.

Tuesday night at the Joe, the Penguins will return to Detroit for the first time since June’s Stanley Cup Finals, which of course the Red Wings won in six games.

A lot will be made of the matchup by the MSHM, it’s the en vogue story, especially with The Marian Hossa Story thrown in there for good measure.

But the Penguins should do themselves a favor;  Forget about comparisons to the Wings, you’ve got more important things to worry about.

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UPDATE:  Penguins/Islanders preview - 11/8:  Sabourin to start, Crosby will play

Penguins at Islanders, 7PM ET, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Season records: 

Penguins, 7-4-2, 16 pts., 7th in Eastern Conference
Islanders, 4-8-1, 9 pts, 15th in Eastern Conference

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Oilers/Penguins preview - 11/6

Oilers at Penguins, 7PM ET, Mellon Arena.

Season records: 

Oilers, 6-5-1, 13 pts., 9th in Western Conference
Penguins, 6-4-2, 14 pts., 7th in Eastern Conference

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Welcome to The Confluence, a Pittsburgh Penguins blog since 2006.

Originally at Blogspot, then at MVN, TheConfluence has over 1500 articles reporting Penguins news as well as jumping on my soapbox to opine constructive Penguins criticism.

I am blogger- credentialed with the Pittsburgh Penguins.  My posts are regularly linked by hockey websites such as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Yahoo!‘s Puck Daddy, and I’ve done numerous guest blogger spots on such websites asthe New YorkTimes.  I am a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer.

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