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Friday Insider: Consol ice mystery solved?

DEJAN KOVACEVIC, DK ON PITTSBURGH SPORTS

fridayinsiderA weekly feature aimed at rounding up a whole lot of odds and ends from a whole lot of time spent around our local teams …

• Just a couple weeks ago, some of the Penguins' players and even coaches were calling the Consol Energy Center ice some of the worst they'd ever experienced at the NHL level.

So imagine my surprise late Thursday night when I raised the topic anew with a couple guys in the locker room, and they were fairly singing about the stuff.

"The ice was great," Marc-Andre Fleury told me.

"Really nice," Pascal Dupuis would echo a bit later.

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