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A Penguins self-improvement checklist

I’m here to help.

So we’re 12 games into the Penguins’ annual mediocre start of their season.  Fans have been talked out of jumping off the Roberto Clemente bridge (slight exaggeration).  Wild rumors are circulating about Mario Lemieux, once again, being in the best shape of his life (OK, I made that one up too).

That said, there are some valid criticisms that deserve to be leveled towards this incarnation of the Penguins.  Maybe it’s in the Pittsburgh water, but the Penguins do a great impression of Adam LaRoche, who always seem to take the first couple months of the season off.

So without further ado (in a somewhat half-assed order):

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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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