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The Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 1-0 shutout win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.

Chicago dressed a roster with maybe 10% NHLers and what you look for in these type of games is which young/inexperienced players really stand out as NHL players.

So who were they?


Brian Dumoulin enters his second full season as an NHL player and what became clear last spring is that the Penguins have something special here.

A Penguins source told me last June Dumoulin is ‘Paul Martin for $4 million less’ and that’s really what he has evolved into so quickly.

Well he’s Paul Martin on the cheap for one more season.

If Dumoulin accepts any new long-term deal for the Penguins under $4 million per season, he should get a new agent.

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William DePaoli

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William DePaoli is the President/Founder of Inside Pittsburgh Sports LLC and can be reached at wdepaoli@insidepittsburghsports.com

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