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Tim Benz, Mark Madden discuss Penguins’ return as 2nd half begins

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Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan yells instructions from behind Sidney Crosby (87), Evgeni Malkin (71), and Patric Hornqvist (72) during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. The Penguins won 4-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Well hockey fans of Pittsburgh, you wanted it. Now, you got it.

The Penguins are about to become Topic A in Pittsburgh again. The all-star break is over, the Steelers are done and we won’t see baseball until late March.

So it’s almost all hockey, all the time around these parts for the next few months. Will the Pens capitalize? I start my weekly Madden Monday podcast with that very point of conversation as I’m joined by Mark Madden of 105.9 the X.


LISTEN: Tim Benz, Mark Madden look ahead to Penguins’ second-half slate


Also, we dive into the ongoing Antonio Brown fiasco and JuJu Smith-Schuster’s injury at the Pro Bowl.

Plus baseball is on the brain as we navigate the politics spewed at PiratesFest, Mark admits to ruining Duquesne’s hot streak and his attempt to steal Ben Roethlisberger’s radio show.