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Matt Murray’s implosion Saturday night is getting all the headlines after the Penguins 4-3 loss in the Stadium Series as Murray’s inconsistences linger.

Just imagine if the Penguins miss the playoffs by one point and how many will look back to that game.

The real story out of this game, though, is Kris Letang’s long-term health for this season and how it has the Penguins scrambling over the last 24 hours before the deadline to cover their bases.

Olli Maatta’s timetable is still up in the air, but internally his injury has been looked at as a 4-6 week injury (placed on IR Feb 12). The Penguins know they’re likely getting Maatta back this season, they just don’t know exactly when yet.

Pittsburgh has some clarity on Brian Dumoulin with an official diagnosis (concussion) but there is uncertainty with Letang who is being evaluated for a stinger in his Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

Industry buzz is Pittsburgh has been attacking the d-man market in trade talks much harder since the Flyers game than they were at any point. Pittsburgh has been connected to Buffalo’s Na Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

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