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Penguins’ Jennifer Bullano a Commanding Presence

From ESPN-W's Elisabeth Meinecke:

"Someone once gave me advice that the minute you feel that you're at a disadvantage because you're a woman, you put yourself at a disadvantage," Bullano said. "I never pursued the opportunity because I thought there was a shortage of females."

Bullano is the gatekeeper to one of the most in-demand locker rooms in the NHL, mediawise, one that boasts two of the league's top players: superstar center Sidney Crosby and current MVP Evgeni Malkin.

Bullano's voice holds respect as she talks about Crosby's attitude toward media demands.

"He talks to the media every day. Every day," Bullano said. "If there is a day where no one needs him, he'll actually say, 'Am I good?' to leave the locker room. He'll actually check with us. That's unprecedented for an athlete of his stature."

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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.

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