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Penguins bump Rust to top line with Simon out

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Bryan Rust. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

CRANBERRY, Pa. -- Save for the two goalies, Bryan Rust was the first skater to take the ice Wednesday at the Lemieux Complex.

He always is.

Call it superstition or just routine, it's what Rust does every practice. Almost four years to the day since making his NHL debut, the 26-year-old treats every game -- and practice -- like it's his first. Like he still has something to prove.

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