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Drive to the Net: Blueger’s brief, ‘strong’ debut

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Teddy Blueger takes a faceoff. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Teddy Blueger finally made his long-awaited NHL debut on Wednesday, the Penguins' 4-2 win over the Lightning at PPG Paints Arena.

With Derick Brassard having a nagging upper-body injury, according to the team, Matt Cullen slid into his spot on the third line, and Blueger centered the fourth between Riley Sheahan and Garrett Wilson.

"It was very exciting," Blueger said of the moment this morning when he was told he would be making his NHL debut. "I've kind of been waiting for it for a long time. Just an exciting feeling, I was really happy."

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