Courtesy of Point Park University

Penguins coaches visit Steelers minicamp


To continue reading, log into your account:

[theme-my-login show_title=0]
Kevin Colbert and Mike Sullivan. -- MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Mike Sullivan, assistant coaches Mark Recchi and Jacques Martin, and goaltending coach Mike Buckley were in attendance for Day 1 of Steelers minicamp Tuesday at the Rooney Complex.

The four coaches were on the sideline for practice, chatting with Kevin Colbert.

[caption id="attachment_840693" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Mike Sullivan chats with Kevin Colbert. -- MATT SUNDAY / DKPS[/caption]

Dejan Kovacevic asked Mike Tomlin about having the Penguins coaches in attendance.

"You know, we've got very fluid relationships with our local partners," said Tomlin. "Man, those guys, we've got a lot of respect for them. We glean and learn from them, they learn from us. There's a lot of mutual respect. And, man, why wouldn't you listen and learn from those guys? They've had a lot of success in their space, particularly of late."

Tomlin has frequently shown support for Sullivan and the Penguins on social media over the past several years:

The Penguins have returned the favor in the past, hosting Tomlin and Steelers players at Penguins games:

To continue reading, log into your account: